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Women of Rabaa: Hafsa Ali saw the massacre unfold in real time

A resident of Cairo's Rabaa neighbourhood, Hafsa Ali vividly remembers the Rabaa massacre a decade ago.

Just steps away from her home, she describes seeing advancing armed forces, tanks and the grim sight of injured civilians seeking shelter.

With hospitals refusing to tend to the wounded, the aftermath revealed streets populated with injured zip-tied protesters, and the sound of gunfire warning residents against assisting the injured.

Ali's testimony provides a chilling account of her community's trauma and the impact of witnessing the massacre firsthand.
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