Egypt's economic crisis has forced many to make the hazardous journey across the Mediterranean. As Egyptian authorities crack down on small boats leaving the country, individuals and families brave torturous conditions in the hope of new horizons.
Ten years ago today, under the command of Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egyptian security forces massacred 900 Egyptians at Rabaa. The event led to Egypt's descent into authoritarianism and continues to torment the lives of survivors.
Unable to shield their families from gunfire, women in Sudan have been forced to flee their homes and find shelter abroad. The New Arab spoke with four Arab women who endured the tortuous journey to Port Sudan and lived to recall their experiences.
In-depth: For many Egyptians who live under the constant threat of arrest and state intimidation, and who have been banned from travelling, the only option left to secure their freedom is to flee the country.