Despite the prohibition of around 100 key members of the Muslim Brotherhood from participating in the parliamentary elections, the organization still hopes to present 200 candidates, including 10 women.
2. General Prosecution starts investigating the case of torturing inhabitants of the village of Tarsa
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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.
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
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.
22. Problems on hold: The civil register beyond deterrence
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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.