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Najīb Jubrā’īl, head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights, said that the five Coptic detainees are: ‘Izat Hakīm, ‘Isá Ibrāhīm, ‘Adil Shākir, Shirīf Ramsīs, and ‘Imād Sidīq. He added that the detainees are being tortured by the Libyan Preventive Security Unit and have to be released immediately. ...
The parliamentary delegation that comprises members of the People's Assembly human rights committee, activists and representatives of the Maspero Youth Union (MYU) prevented all journalists and media people from attending the 'urfī (informal) conciliatory session in the area of Burj al-'Arab on...
International Christian sites have covered the terrorist attack on Mār Mīnā Church in Ḥilwān suburb, Egypt. They praised Muslims’ defense of the churches, denounced targeting of Christians by terrorists, and criticized the lack of a clear security plan to counter terrorism.
  Western media outlets manipulated the incident at St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church to promote what is referred to as the “peacefulness” of the Muslim Brotherhood, and presented it as a facet of the political equation. [They also] issued accusations against Egyptian security agencies, alleging that...
The salafī al-Nūr Party severely slammed Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb for rejecting to provide explanations for the word “principles” in the constitution, urging him to issue a statement indicating why he insists on keeping Article II unchanged. [Hamdī Dabash, ‘Usāmah al-Mahdī,...
PVV spokesman for Foreign Affairs, Raymond de Roon, MP for the party of Geert Wilders, published on October 11th a blacklist of “Islamic Violence Against Christians in Egypt in 2011”. This list is a simplified version of what was previously published in (internet) publications in the West—many of...
Midḥat Bishāy criticizes Charles Fū’ād al- Mirsī and other Coptic authors such as Majdī Khalīl for portraying the work of the ’group’ of activists as a new Coptic movement, and also for calling some of them ’Coptic leaders in countries of immigration.’
The Middle East Christian Association is facing troubles with the Egyptian authorities. Two of its members in Egypt are in jail, facing charges of contempt against Islam.
Ālā’ Hamzah reports on a documentary film produced by the Middle East Christian Association entitled, ‘The Persecution of Copts in Egypt,’ that presents claims about Copts being discriminated against since the Islamic conquest of Egypt.
Media frequently manipulate headlines in an effort to present stories in the context they desire. Headlines are also frequently sensationalized in an effort to attract a larger number of readers, but if this also distorts a story this should be questioned. The article provides examples from AP.

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