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Workshop for Egyptian journalists; freedom of expression.
Al-Akhbar and al-Ahali published four articles on the anniversary of
the flight of the Holy Family to Egypt. The four articles touch upon how the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates this
Three widely spread Egyptian papers, al-Ahram, al-Akhbar and al-Gomhuria, gave special
attention to the Christian celebration of Easter. So did the publications of three political parties. al-Wafd, al-
Ahali and al-Arabi. This text gives a list of the articles published in the six papers.
Announcement of articles reported in this issue about Eastern in Egyptian churches.Workshop for Egyptian journalists that RNSAW is about to organise in cooperation with the Al-Ahram Regional Press Institute.
Even after the end of the Christmas celebrations, articles on
Christmas are still published in the Egyptian press. The strength of national unity between Muslims and Christians was
highlighted in almost all articles.
The article is a list of the articles
published about Christmas in the Egyptian press. The articles did not only touch upon the spiritual connotations and
values of the birth of Jesus Christ. Many writers gave their articles a political dimension by expressing their
surprise at the discrepancy between what is happening in Palestine and the message of love and peace Jesus Christ
preached there more than 2000 years ago.
al-Awsat reports that the statements of Hirsi Ali against Islām were seen by members of Muslim communities as a
trick, deployed in order to gain asylum. Dutch journalist Eildert Mulder, who interviewed Ali, does not believe
that this allegation is true
Media critique on an article that has given a distorted presentation of a Dutch report on anti-Semitism.
Visit to locations related to the Holy Family in Upper Egypt. Reference to the murder of a priest in Luxor by a Christian, which gave cause to rumors.
An overview of
Egyptian press coverage of Pope John Paul II’s visit to Egypt during the period February 24-26, 2000. This is the period in
which the Pope was in Egypt.