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Pope Shenouda III rebuffs a proposition that mass should be recited in Arabic instead of the poorly understood Coptic language.
Anti-Muslim Brotherhood releases in the Egyptian press.
The article deals with the issue of imprisonment of journalists, namely Ibrāhīm ‘Īsā, the former editor-in-chief of the independent newspaper al-Dustūr, as the author suggests that the government is partially in favor of jailing independent and partisan journalists.
The author of the article comments on the articles that affronted the companions of the prophet.
The author conducted an interview with Dr ‘Abd al-Sabūr Shāhīn on Western attacks on Islam and the role of Islam in Egyptian society.
The article covers a statement issued by the Committee of Freedoms in the Journalists Syndicate concerning press freedom in Egypt. The committee expressed its concern at escalating the activities of the government against the freedom of press.
What can the government do when maverick journalists (the same ones who gave a platform for an alleged Islamist threat against the lives of prominent Coptic businessmen) get their hands on a locally licensed - and therefore uncensorable - publication? The ghosts of last February’s mini press-purge...
After el-Destour published the declaration attacking three Christian businessmen a discussion started about the ’yellow’ (sensational) press and journalists ethics which resulted in a new Code of Honor according to which journalists may work.
The closure of El-Destour leads to a debate on the role of the press.
Journalists are imprisoned, and the freedom of the media is questioned.
Comment on the press handling of information that threatens business atmosphere.
The newly formed Supreme Press Council has started a campaign against Egyptian tabloids many of which have appeared only last year. The most famous of such newspapers is Al-Destour which was closed down in February after printing a statement against Coptic business men.
Al-Destour newspaper that was banned recently from printing in Egypt has been denied an Egyptian license.
Following a meeting with President Hosni Mubarak, who criticized sensational elements in the Egyptian press, the Supreme Press Council started to regulate the press market.
Brief announcement about a sit in organized by the workers in Al-Destour newspaper that was closed down in February.
The English language weekly mentions the closure of Al-Destour and speculates about any alternative motives for closing the paper because it was critical of the government.
Cairo times reviews the cases of journalists sentenced for liable and reviews Al-Destour’s
The Islamist bi-weekly el-Sha’ab mentions the banning of al-Destour without, however, mentioning the extremist declaration which was published by el-Destour.
The article sees the closure of el-Destour after its publication of a call to murder three Coptic businessmen as a set back for the freedom of press.
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