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From Victims to Activists

Mines and explosive remnants of war contaminate a huge portion of Egypt’s Western Desert, affecting an area of about 2,680 square kilometres stretching from Alexandria to the Libyan border and 30 kilometres deep from the Mediterranean coastline. Only a small portion of mined areas are mapped or mark more

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Al Jazeera World Documentary: The Curse of the Sands

  After 70 years, mines keep maiming and killing in the deserts of northern Egypt.   Filmmakers: Cristina Bocchialini and Ayman El Gazwy Original music: Andrea Banaudi   In an area 100 kilometer west of Alexandria in northern Egypt lies the famous region of el-Alamein – scene of a mig more

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