Monks at Archangel Michaelâ€™s Monastery, Deir el Naga, have sent a plea to President Mobarak asking:What are we to do Mr. President? after a junior State Security officer, refused to implement the Presidential Decree issued by President Hosni Mubarak on 26th October 2008.
Al-Masry Al-Youm has learnt that a delegation of Amnesty International is currently in Cairo for a two-week visit to discuss human rights situation in Egypt, especially with regard to detainees and prisoners and the problem of slums, according to a member of the delegation called Saad Haddadi.
The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) condemned Wednesday Hamasâ€™ confiscation of aid supplies as the government of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced a $600 million reconstruction program for Gaza.
We, the undersigned, support the Coptic Christian Community in the UK, in petitioning the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, the Rt. Hon. Ed Balls, MP to consider the placement of 3 Coptic Christian children, by Westminster City Council, with a Muslim foster family.
State Security Police Gags him
Please Immediately Release Priest / Metaos Abbas Wahba Basilios
Vatican City (CNA) — In his address to bishops from the Episcopal Conference of Turkey, who are visiting the Vatican for their "ad limina" visit, Pope Benedict XVI stressed that it is up to the Turkish State to "provide effective guarantees that all citizens and all religious communities may enjoy freedom of worship and religion."
International rights groups have expressed grave concerns at the death threats of an Egyptian judge to a Muslim-born who converted into Christianity.
The Egyptian State Security Investigations arrested yesterday Sunday two Christian men. Mina Adel Shawky, a Pharmaceutical student and Essam Kadis Nassif, at the Cairo International Book Fair. Both were charged with proselytizing.
During a dawn police raid on four copts' homes, two men and five women, one of them in her seventies, were illegally arrested and torture; and one of the women was sexually assaulted by the investigating officer.