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Nine members of the Muslim Brotherhood’s political office were imprisoned for 15 days pending investigations on charges of joining an illegal group, which aims to hamper the implementation of the constitution and the law and possessing leaflets, which call for hatred for the regime and which...
In an attempt to forestall Muslim-Christian clashes, state security intelligence forces have spread throughout the village of Birtibāt in al-Minyā governorate to protect Coptic residents while they build a church, Sāmī Jād al-Haqq says.
The review highlights the Muslim Brotherhood’s position during the judges crisis that has recently gripped the nation, amidst accusations that the outlawed group is trying to take advantage of the crisis to escalate its confrontation with the regime.
Nearly 480 people, including 314 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood have been arrested on charges of organizing unauthorized demonstrations in support of the judges, who blew the whistle on election fraud.
The author emphasizes that Egypt is witnessing a wave of terrorism, listing a number of fields, where the state could make efforts to deal with this serious problem.
The National Human Rights Committee proposes ways of dealing with issues of sectarian sedition, the judges and terrorism and Sinai.
The author discusses the recent Sinai terrorist bombings, recommending that Sinai’s Bedouins, who seem likely to be involved in the attacks, live in circumstances that are a fertile ground for the breeding of terrorism.
The article comments on the role of the Egyptian State Security and why people fear it. He wonders: If people fear police stations and state security departments, and prosecution makes them tremble in panic, is there something that justifies this panic?
A major judicial figure stated that the State Security Investigations Bureau will continue its work on the case of Al-Kosheh for two more months. "The case papers are not complete yet, especially of the papers of the medico-legal officer and those of the criminal laboratory," he told Al-Ahali.
Yesterday, The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights [EOHR] expressed its disappointment at the decision issued by the State Security Prosecutor to refer Hafez Abu-Saeda, Secretary General of the organization, to the Supreme State Security Court (emergency) to be tried for breaching article No. 1...
Counselor Maher Abdel-Wahed, the Public Prosecutor, emphasized that no one proved guilty in Al-Kosheh’s incidents would escape trial under any circumstances. He pointed out that investigations over Al-Kosheh’s incidents have not yet ended but they are on the right track. He added that the results...
Counselor Maher Abdel-Wahed, the Attorney General, answers accusations from the Canadian Coptic Association charging the State Prosecution service of being biased against Copts in the wake of Father Gibra’il Abdel-Messih’s interrogation and subsequent release on bail of 1,000 LE (about US$ 300,-).
We must not swallow the bait, and make a funeral of every terrorist activity happening in Egypt, weeping and fearing a terrorism that has come back, and become like diabetes where a patient can only live with the disease, not be cured from it! There is a great difference between the terrorism that...
The bishop of Balyana and Dar El-Salam, bishop Wissa confirmed his trust in the [state] prosecution [agency] and investigations that being made into the incidents of destruction and murder in Al-Kosheh.
The Country’s security prosecution ordered the arrest of 59 suspects in the Kosheh incidents, including the Coptic priest of the village. The head of the State Information Service confirmed that Pope John Paul II, the Pope of the Vatican will be visiting Egypt on the twenty-sixth of next month.
Yesterday, the high state security prosecution continued the investigation into the incidents of Al-Kosheh under the supervision of the counselor, Hisham Saraya, the general attorney of the high state security prosecution. The investigation team listened to the testimonies of 45 new suspects. The...
The investigations in the case of Al-Kosheh are estimated to conclude by the middle of next week. Upon the end of the investigations, the prosecution decision is to be announced. An intention to refer those accused who have been proved to have been involved in the incidents to the State Security...
[Political] Gamblers are accustomed to using events to their own benefit. And this is what happened after the incidents of Al-Kosheh. The language has deteriorated and become a real danger to Egyptian national security, which everybody rejects for its bad effect on the political atmosphere and the...
Bishop Wissa, Bishop of Al-Balyana and Dar El-Salam, where Al-Kosheh is located, was sending many faxes to international human rights organizations, and to Copts living abroad, demanding that they rise and save the Copts of Egypt from the killings they suffer at the hands of Muslims!!! Wissa spoke...
Opinion article about the consequences of the killings in al-Kosheh. The author writes about national unity and is of the opinion that those who call for the setting up of political parties on religious basis should shut up once and for all.

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