The Residential Necropolis: Five Headlines Worth Reading

Cairo City of the Dead

Egyptian soap operas vie for post-fast time slots during the month of Ramadan
For every 1000 CCTV Cameras one crime is solved
One in 18 Cairenes reside among the deceased within the City of the Dead [pictured]
Canada sends body bags to native communities as part of a swine flu kit
Egypt passes its first mental health legislation in 60 years:

“It is common to joke that someone acting in an eccentric fashion could be locked up in Abbasiya [asylum] and forgotten.  Unsurprisingly, most patients I meet there do not find the idea funny”

[image via Priscilla & Hans]

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