Egypt photojournalist - Mohamed Ali Eddin
Date: October 31, 2007
Qorsaya people surrounded their land overlooking the Nile by an iron fence in an attempt to protect it from repeated attempts of confiscation by army forces members over 2007 and 2008.
Maher Yusuf, 60 years old, one of the most prominent Qorsaya peasants who stood up to the army attempts to seize the island, have succeeded after two years of litigation to get a final judgment supporting the right of residents to stay on their land. Mahe