Egypt’s Nubians call for their right to return home

It seems that it is always minority land that is taken when government or big business deem it time for any type of Improvements. Yet, the little compensation offered is never enough to replace the sense of community and fellowship of belonging that was lost when land was taken and the people could no longer live in closeness to each other. 

Since the construction of the Aswan High Dam in 1964, which flooded the Nubian villages, successive governments have made a series of failed promises to repatriate the Nubians and compensate them for their losses.


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