Hamada Elrasam
Visual Storyteller

Despite pressure from Islamists, Valentine's Day continues to be a big day for many Egyptians to express their feelings of love. In Egypt's prisons, where human rights groups estimate as many as 60,000 political prisoners are languishing, love remains alive as detainees and their lovers find creative ways to open their hearts on this day. VOA correspondent Hamada Elrasam interviewed and photographed loved ones of several prisoners for this photo essay.

Published: February 13, 2018.

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