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Background: At the ninth United Nations Congress on the prevention of crime and the treatment of offenders, central issues were discussd regarding the spread of organized crime and the dangers posed by its international tendencies. The conference was held in Cairo from 29 April to 8 May 1995. It...
The third annual report of the National Council for Human rights is causing a division within the public even before its release.
Father Zakarīyā Butrus, the controversial priest who foments anger of Muslims, of Egypt in particular and the Arab world in general, through his programs which launched a no-holds-barred attack on the Islamic faith on ‘al-Hayāt’satellite channel, appears for the first time in Arab media.
Nabīl Zakī analyses human rights violations committed by Egyptian police.
Talāl al-Ansārī, the second defendant in the so-called al-Fanīya al- ‘Askarīya [Armed Forces Technical College] case of the 1974 abortive coup, continues publishing his diary in episodes in Rose al-Yousuf magazine.
Forty-one -year-old Umm Usāma recounts how state security forced raided her house on April 12, and arrested her husband, Salāh ‘Abd al-Qawī, and her three sons, Usāma, Ahmad and ‘Abd al-Rahmān, forcing them to “confess to crimes that they did not commit.”
The Human Rights Center for Assisting Prisoners organized a human rights conference in Egypt. Muslim and Christian scholars participated in the conference asserted that Islam and Christianity are keen about human rights without religious or racial discrimination.
My meeting with Frances Fragos Townsend, the Assistant to the US President and Homeland Security Advisor, was to discuss bilateral cooperation between Egypt and the US in several fields and means and mechanisms to stand up against the phenomenon of terrorism, said Minister of Interior Habīb al-‘...
Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman declared that he was ready to continue his imprisonment period in Egyptian prisons.
Frequently questions are asked about why this accident had to happen. Was it a punishment of God? Was it a terrorist attack directed against Christians? The author ponders a number of answers given by Christians and Muslims in Egypt as well as questions asked and claims made by Coptic...
The principal question in this disaster is who is responsible for this disaster?
A police report shows the driver of the truck was responsible for the accident because he drove on the left side of the road.
The author relates two different versions of the accident which happened on Friday July 23, 1999 involving a truck and two buses carrying young people from Mar Girgis Church in Heliopolis in which many of the bus passengers died. He asks what will happen regarding the department which issued the...
In spite of the horrible accident at Beni Suef, internal tourism [by Egyptian Christians] was not affected by it. The trips to the monasteries are organized daily in order to get the blessings of the Saints there, and are considered the cheapest trips inside Egypt.
On July 23, on the Cairo-Minya highway a terrible accident happened in which 33 Christian youth lost their lives. There is growing public outrage against the huge number of road accidents which occur annually on Egyptian roads. In 1998 alone, 5,000 people were killed and 22,000 injured in 23,000...
Human rights organizations have long criticized what they report to be the deplorable conditions of Egyptian prisons. Nothing new or particularly surprising there. But when an autonomous semi-governmental body actually condemns living conditions in prisons as inhuman, then all hell breaks loose....
An examination of the human rights situation in Egypt shows that it is even worse than one might expect, says a new report issued jointly by three human rights organizations on July 12.
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...
The human rights record of the American police force reveals the hypocrisy of the American system.
Amnesty International and the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) have said in reports on the year 1997 there have been two negative developments. The first was the People’s Assembly’s decision to extend the Emergency Law, in force since 1981, for three more years. The second negative...
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