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In the final week of last September I was told by my colleague Mustafa Abaza, who is an ex-general, about the incidents in Al-Koshh and the violent and unwise actions of some of the police investigation officers against suspects of a murder and other crimes, which is an action that is not new to...
The coverage of events in Al-Koshh, which appeared in the Egyptian media, focused more on asserting the national unity between Muslims and Christians, that all is well and the relations between the two religions in Sohag is very strong, however no one really told us what the real story was.
Minister of Interior, Habib Al-Adly, has announced ending cooperation with any person proven to commit violations. The ministry does not cover up any violations, and has transferred four police officers from their posts after the incident of Al-Koshh in Sohag in order to insure the neutrality of...
The British Sunday Telegraph has published another article yesterday by Christina Lamb who claimed two weeks ago that Copts in Egypt are subjected in Sohag to crucifixions and rape by the police.
Major General, Habibi Al-Adly, Minister of Interior, has accused an extremist minority and biased groups of individuals and media inside and outside Egypt of deliberately escalating campaigns targeting its security. The minister said it is obvious from the timing of the escalation that it is done...
The Egyptian government has launched an international publicity offensive in the wake of disclosures in The Telegraph last month about a brutal police crackdown on Christians in southern Egypt. Actions include paying for full-page newspaper advertisements in cash and a lobbying campaign on the...
We had intended to close the file of Al-Koshh events after publishing what we thought was enough to clarify facts. Daily papers and weekly magazines’ coverage of the issue found a kind of ’media demonstration’ that came late and seemed to be synthetic and not neutral. Thus, it is essential to...
The relations between Muslims and Christians are very good, said Pope Shenuda in a statement. Reports in some Western newspapers claimed police brutality against Coptic Christians in the village. Pope Shenouda said some exesses were made by the police and the Minister of Interior has made a firm...
Author: Mahmoud Salah The media frenzy has been sparked by an article written in the Sunday Telegraph by Ms. Christina Lamb. And although Cairo hosts more than 600 foreign correspondents, none of them wrote a word in this respect. Several foreign correspondents and others are mentioned including Mr...
The ’Persecution Show’ in Al-Kushh is a new series in the many series being played against Egypt by its enemies for what came of events last August 15 in Al-Kushh did not deserve more than a 10-sentence news item in a local newspaper in its accident pages, even if this paper were a ’yellow journal...

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