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A press review on a recent symposium about Copts’ participation in political life in Egypt. Participants of different perspectives expressed their viewpoints about the matter, and proposed practical steps to stimulate Copts’ participation in political life. The Muslim Brotherhood was also...
The U.S. plays an important role in the formation of Egyptian policy since the latter began receiving U.S. aid regardless of what the regime claims of its independence decision and sovereignty.
A new episode in the case of the jailed professor, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, has been revealed in the local media of this week. An employee in a department of his center accused him of corruption, while his family threatened to halt their collaboration with the State Security department. At the same...
The Cassation court set the session of October 17 for examining the appeal lodged to stop implementation of the seven-year prison sentence given to Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Ibrahim’s defense team denied that there was any American pressure behind setting the session of October 17 for examining the...
Asharq al-Awsat revealed that the American consul visited Ibrahim in the prison’s hospital and relieved his worry. He promised Ibrahim that the American embassy would take care of his case in his capacity as an American citizen. al-Musawwar and al-Ah...
Saad Eddin Ibrahim’s lawyer presented a demand to release Saad Eddin for health reasons. Lawyers and intellectuals are also considering making a request to President Mubarak to stay the execution of the prison sentence. Officials demonstrated a positive sign to easing the crisis when they...
Egypt was angry about the stormy reactions that broke following the sentence given to Saad Eddin Ibrahim. The ruling renewed tension between Egypt and the U.S., which considers Ibrahim an American human rights activist. It condemned the ruling and started a new verbal war against the Cairo...
The USA criticized the way the Egyptian authorities dealt with the case of the Ibn Khaldoun Center and the sentence the Supreme Court of State Security pronounced upon its head, Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Egyptian official sources denied that such an American criticism might lead to Ibrahim’s...
The Supreme State Security Court sentenced Saad Eddin Ibrahim to seven years imprisonment with hard labor. Nadia Abdel Nour, the financial director of the Center, Khalid Fayad, Salwa Hamid and Marwa Zaki were sentenced to two years with hard labor. Another three defendants were sentenced to...
The State Security Supreme Court decided to postpone the trial of Saad Eddin Ibrahim to the 19th of the coming month. Lawyer Abdel Haleem Mandour, who defends the fifth and sixth defendants and known for being an Islamist, said that he will not only defend his clients but all the defendants,...

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