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2. General Prosecution starts investigating the case of torturing inhabitants of the village of Tarsa

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2. General Prosecution starts investigating the case of torturing inhabitants of the village of Tarsa
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Date of source: 
2003-09-07
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The Giza Prosecution started to investigate the notification of the Egyptian Anti-Torture Organization concerning the detention and torture of some of the inhabitants of the village of Tersa in Giza at the hands of the police.

23. The civil register

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23. The civil register
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p. 1
Date of source: 
2005-05-15
Author: 
Yusuf Sidhum
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Watani’s editorial on 24 April dealt with the not – so – uncommon ‘ error’ committed by civil register officials, when they register Christian citizens in the new computerized official documents as Muslims, then penalize the victims of the errors by sending them on arduous wild- goose errands to prove they are Christian

19. The case of the “Garza” incidents tomorrow

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19. The case of the “Garza” incidents tomorrow
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p. 1
Date of source: 
2004-03-14
Author: 
Thanaa Al-Assiuty
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Tomorrow the Giza Primary Court will start looking into the case of the troubling acts that took place last November in Garza village, south of Ayyat in the Giza Governorate. A number of Muslim villagers are accused of taking over the possession of their Christian neighbors, causing damages and sabotage, and terrorizing them.

3. Confiscating religious posters instigating extremism

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3. Confiscating religious posters instigating extremism
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p. 8
Date of source: 
2005-05-12
Author: 
Muhammad ‘Abd al-Jalil
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The security department of the Ministry of the Interior has cast light on the phenomenon of posters with Islamic or Christian symbols or quotes encouraging religious fanaticism.

22. Problems on hold: The civil register beyond deterrence

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22. Problems on hold: The civil register beyond deterrence
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p. 1
Date of source: 
2005-04-24
Author: 
Yusuf Sidhum
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Today’s complaint concerns the by – now- famous ridiculous error committed by civil register clerks who register Christian citizens as “ Muslim” in official identification documents. This usually occurs in the case of the new computerized ID cards and birth certificates.

15. Abstract of S.S. Hasan’s book “Christians versus Muslims in Modern Egypt: The Century-Long Struggle for Coptic Equality”

5. Egypt accuses the Brotherhood of attempting to overthrow the government and of sending some members to Iraq and Chechnya to train there

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5. Egypt accuses the Brotherhood of attempting to overthrow the government and of sending some members to Iraq and Chechnya to train there
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p. 5
Date of source: 
2004-05-18
Author: 
Muhammad Salah
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The Egyptian authorities accused the Muslim Brotherhood of sending some members to receive training on arms in the framework of the group’s effort to overthrow the government by force. The authorities closed down 20 commercial and economic enterprises owned by the group, after they [the authorities] judged these enterprises to be a source of funding for the group’s activities.

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