Egypt has won a seat in the UN Human Rights Council with unprecedented international support.
A review of a book entitled, ‘Alwan Al-Hurreyah,’ [Colors of Freedom], by Sameh Fawzi. The book discusses the evolution of democracy around the world and focuses on what needs to be done in Egypt to promote democratic ideals.
Ihāb ‘Abd al-Hamīd argues that although the victims of the Holocaust were primarily Jews, others groups regarded as undesirable were also murdered and persecuted, including gay men, Soviet prisoners of war, gypsies and disabled people.
Youssef Sidhom discusses the report Religious Freedom in the world. Many governments have pledged not to resort to any means of discrimination between its citizens based on religion. Despite this, there are some countries where there is a difference between pledges and practices, where religious rights are subjected to restrictions ranging from limitations and sanctions to a way which creates a wide gap between intentions and actions.
The Pnetagono certificates were especially widespread among Protestant Christians, including the Maadi Community Church. Thousands and thousands have participated but the claim in several papers that 300 million US$ was taken out of the country seems to be exaggerated. Was the number inflated to find a scapegoat for the dollar shortage Egypt experienced in the past weeks?
The Israeli army honored Goldstein, the murderer of the Hebron massacre where tens of Muslim worshipers were killed during their prayers, in one of the most obvious incidents of religious persecution and political terrorism in history. Yet, Senator Erlin Specter completely disregarded this incident in his drive to pass the religious persecution law in the U.S. Congress.