|ARAB WEST REPORT|
Doctors at Mataryia Teaching Hospital decided Friday to submit their resignation to the Minister of Health if alleged police assault on doctors is not investigated.
The unprecedented inclusion of nine people with disabilities in the Egyptian parliament raises questions as to whether it will bring about legal advantages for such persons in Egypt.
"Managing a Facebook page without a license. That was the accusation they used to detain me,” the Egyptian caricaturist Islām Gawīsh told AL Montor in an interview from the Cairo International Book Fair Feb. 2, a few hours after his release. Gawīsh was at the fair to launch volume 2 of “Al-Waraqa” (“The Paper”), a collection of pieces from his Facebook page, also titled Al-Waraqa. The site, with its simple, satirical caricatures lampooning the state of affairs in Egypt, has met with widespread success on social media.
Cairo Criminal Court postponed Saturday the trial of 739 defendants, including the Muslim Brotherhood's Supreme Guide, to March 26 in a case dubbed as "Rab`a al-`Adaweyya dispersal."
The Bani Mazār Court will deliver the verdict in the trial of four Coptic Christian students charged with contempt of religion on 25 February.