Relations between the Arab and Islamic world and the non-Arab and non-Islamic world

76. AWR Daily Overview, September 28, 2012: Only Egyptians can shoulder Copts’ cares, Mursī tells community in U.S.

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76. AWR Daily Overview, September 28, 2012: Only Egyptians can shoulder Copts’ cares, Mursī tells community in U.S.
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September 28, 2012
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
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President Muhammad Mursī said no one but Egyptians can shoulder the cares and problems of Copts, adding the enemies of Egyptians are many and they will revel in “our differences” and will never discriminate between Muslims and Christians or a mosque and a church. [Fathīyah al-Dakhākhnī, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Sept. 28, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic

41. Expatriate Copts sue al-Yawm al-Sābi' for mentioning their names in film discrediting Prophet Muhammad case

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41. Expatriate Copts sue al-Yawm al-Sābi' for mentioning their names in film discrediting Prophet Muhammad case
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Date of source: 
September 19, 2012
Author: 
Rānyah Nabīl
Reviewer: 
Diana Maher Ghali
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Midhat Qilādah, President of the Union of Coptic European Organizations for Human Rights UCEOHR, said that the Union is preparing legal procedures against al-Yawm al-Sābi' newspaper and other newspapers for mentioning his names, and others of expatriate Copts, in the case of producing a film discrediting Prophet Muhammad.


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36. Public Prosecutor calls upon Interpol to arrest 7 expatriate Copts, American

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36. Public Prosecutor calls upon Interpol to arrest 7 expatriate Copts, American
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Date of source: 
September 19, 2012
Author: 
Sanā' 'Abd al-'Ātī, Nājī al-Jirjāwī and Muhammad 'Abd al-Latīf
Reviewer: 
Diana Maher Ghali
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The Public Prosecutor Dr. 'Abd al-Mijīd Mahmūd agreed to refer seven Coptic suspects and an American to Cairo Criminal Court for producing a movie dishonoring the Prophet Muhammad.


The Public Prosecutor requested that the Egyptian branch of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) arrest the suspects and remand them under custody and that they inform the U.S. authorities of handing the suspects to Egypt to try them.

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38. Building and Development Party warns from scheme to spark fitnah

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38. Building and Development Party warns from scheme to spark fitnah
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Date of source: 
September 19, 2012
Author: 
Muhammad Hasan
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Shaykh 'Abūd al-Zumur, member of al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah Shūrá Council, said that film producers, discrediting Prophet Muhammad, are a few from the expatriate Copts.

37. 200 protesters surround house of film producer

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37. 200 protesters surround house of film producer
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Date of source: 
September 19, 2012
Author: 
Muhammad Shūmān
Reviewer: 
Diana Maher Ghali
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A number of 200 protesters surrounded the house of Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, producer of "Innocence of Muslims" film discrediting Prophet Muhammad, at al-Zahab Island in Giza Governorate.


Major General Ahmad al-Nāghī, head of Giza Security Department, escorted Nakoula's mother and brother from their surrounded houses. Nakoula had migrated to the United States ten years ago.

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35. Dār al-Iftā' launch English campaign about Prophet Muhammad

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35. Dār al-Iftā' launch English campaign about Prophet Muhammad
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Date of source: 
September 19, 2012
Author: 
Ibrāhīm 'Umrān
Reviewer: 
Diana Maher Ghali
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The Egyptian Dār al-Iftā' (Ifta House) launched an international campaign in English to introduce the Prophet Muhammad to Europe and the United States. The campaign targets non-Muslims.

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32. Albayr punished for reposting anti-Islam film but 'Abdullah wasn't

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32. Albayr punished for reposting anti-Islam film but 'Abdullah wasn't
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Date of source: 
September 19, 2012
Author: 
Mahmūd Jawīsh
Reviewer: 
Diana Maher Ghali
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The Revolution Party of Tomorrow (Hizb Ghad al-Thawrah) accused preacher Khālid 'Abdullah, owner of al-Nās (People) Channel, of sedition-mongering in Egypt, disturbing national security and insulting heavenly religions. The Party filed a report with the Public Prosecutor.

The report continues that 'Abdullah hosted a guest on his show that related the story of the film "Innocence of Muslims," discrediting the Prophet Muhammad, which in return ignited the feeling of revenge and insulted the Islamic religion. What 'Abdullah did does not differ from what Albayr 'Imād did (reposting the link of the film and posting comments insulting Islam on his Facebook account). Albayr was arrested but 'Abdullah was not regardless that their crimes are similar.

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39. Mursī Deserves an Open-minded Reception by the United States

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38. Mursī Deserves an Open-minded Reception by the United States
Date of source: 
September 25, 2012
Author: 
Douglas May
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Douglas May of AWR commends the New York Times article cited below, calls on the U.S. to receive the Egyptian president respectfully and listen to him with an open mind.  While President Muhammad Mursī makes no apologies for his Muslim Brotherhood background, May is hopeful that his determination to guarantee equal rights for all its citizens filters down to all Egypt’s citizens, its government and its judiciary.

62. AWR Daily Overview, September 21, 2012: FJP’s Coptic deputy leader says supporters of parliament dissolving only seek to block Islamists’ success

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62. AWR Daily Overview, September 21, 2012: FJP’s Coptic deputy leader says supporters of parliament dissolving only seek to block Islamists’ success
Date of source: 
September 21, 2012
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
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Deputy leader of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) Dr. Rafīq Habīb said the groups that hail the dissolution of the parliament only aim to block any success by Islamists and then corner the president to call for repeating the presidential elections. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Sept, 21, p. 4] Read text in Arabic

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