Displaying 691 - 700 of 721.
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 Human Rights Organization, which made the report on Al-Koshh village, said that the torture of Muslims and Christians was not a case of religious persecution. It was just a case of police abuse towards the Egyptian citizens.
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...
The writer was not going to re-open the Al-Koshh issue until he saw the Washington Times, September 28 issue, [with an article] titled a ’Cry From Egypt For International Help and Prayers’. What provoked him was not the falsified facts but the tone of warnings and threats in addressing Egypt.
Suddenly, the American paper ’Boston Globe’ came up with a front page story on Persecution of Egyptian Copts by police. According to the paper, police committed brutal acts of torture, beating them up, electrocuting them, and threatening to rape women. In another development, the paper said Bishop...
Interview with Drs. Kees Hulsman, the first correspondent to visit el-Koshh. The interview focused on the Sunday Telegraph, earlier sensational reporting on Egypt by a co-production of channel four and Dutch TV (Evangelical Broadcasting Company), what had happened in el-Koshh and the role of human...

Pages

Subscribe to