S3 E16: The Ali Hammam Sisters

This week the Fruitloops Duo get into the Ali Hammam Sisters, Raya and Sakina, Egypt’s most infamous serial killers. They, their husbands and two other men began killing women in the Labban neighborhood of Alexandria in the early days of the 20th century.

We share some of your listener letters (7:15), and thank our listeners. We share the stats (12:07), then we dive into the setting (12:50), the killers early life (13:00) and the timeline (27:37).  Then, we get into the investigation & arrest (32:40) followed by the trial (36:45) and “Where are they now?”(41:14). We get into our Take Aways and what we think made the perp snap (45:45).  

As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered (50:37), crime news (53:45) and of course some shout outs (55:33). A big thanks to Marlene Miller, one of our Fruitloops Pod Squad, who provided the beats for the transitions in this episode!

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Footnotes

Raya and Sakina Ali Hammam 

Wikipedia contributors. (10/12/19). Raya and Sakina. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 10/15/16 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Raya_and_Sakina&oldid=920931306

Al-Ahram Weekly. (June 1999). The Women Killers. Retrieved 10/19/19 from https://web.archive.org/web/20140307042506/http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/1999/434/chrncls.htm

Sagui Bizawe, Eyal. (12/24/14). Sisters Without Mercy: Behind Egypt’s Most Infamous Murder Case. Haaretz. Retrieved 10/15/19 from https://www.haaretz.com/.premium-sisters-without-mercy-1.5352259

Learning History. (n.d.). Raya and Sakina. Retrieved 10/18/19 from https://www.learning-history.com/raya-sakina-serial-killers/

Shawky, Sarah Ahmed. (12/29/17).  These sisters were the first women to be executed in modern Egypt. Stepfeed. Retrieved 10/18/19 from https://stepfeed.com/these-sisters-were-the-first-women-to-be-executed-in-modern-egypt-9140

Al-Hefnawy, Marwa. (05/31/07). Stinging Sisters. Arab News. Retrieved 10/20/19 from https://www.arabnews.com/node/299048

Obara, Brian. (06/23/16). The Serial Killers of Africa: Part 1. This is Africa. Retrieved 10/20/19 from https://thisisafrica.me/politics-and-society/the-serial-killers-of-africa-part-1/

History

Wikipedia contributors. (09/16/19). History of Egypt under the British. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 10/18/19 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=History_of_Egypt_under_the_British&oldid=916030070

Rowlatt, Mary; Mackie, J. Alan; Reimer, Michael J. (n.d.). Alexandria. Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 10/18/19 from https://www.britannica.com/place/Alexandria-Egypt

The Lonely Planet. (n.d.). Alexandria in Detail. Retrieved 10/18/19 from https://www.lonelyplanet.com/egypt/alexandria/background/history/a/nar/3ea3b9c4-b816-4dc3-a919-cfa1c3146030/355232

Wikipedia contributors. (10/16/19). Alexander the Great. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 10/19/19 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alexander_the_Great&oldid=921634761

Tour Egypt. (n.d.). British Occupation Period. Retrieved 10/19/19 from http://www.touregypt.net/hbritish.htm

Muscato, Christopher. (n.d.). Egypt Under European Rule. Study.com. Retrieved 10/19/19 from https://study.com/academy/lesson/egypt-under-european-rule-summary-timeline.html

Wikipedia contributors. (09/15/19). Bread and salt. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 10/20/19 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bread_and_salt&oldid=915730964

How Not to Get Murdered

UCLA Police Department. (n.d.) Personal Safety Tips. Retrieved 10/21/19 from https://www.police.ucla.edu/prevention-education/personal-safety-tips

Crime News

Witsil, Frank.(09/18/19). Detroit Free Press. Retrieved 10/21/2019 from https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/09/18/deangelo-martin-detroit-serial-killer-charged-murders/2365309001/

Smith, Matthew. (10/21/19). Woman’s remains linked to Detroit serial killer investigation, ID’d by medical examiner. WXYZ Detroit. Retrieved 10/21/19 from https://www.wxyz.com/news/remains-linked-to-detroit-serial-killer-investigation-idd-by-medical-examiner

Shout Outs

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“40s and Shorties” and “Make Thirst a Joy” by Marlene Miller.  Used by permission. @semnchy on Instagram or contact her at marlenemiller138@gmail.com

“Furious Freak” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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