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Five women’s rights activists released in China  On Monday, the Chinese police released five female human rights activists who were detained last month during International Women’s Day celebrations. The five women, who belong to a Chinese women’s rights association, will remain under police...
The security apparatus rejects the allegations that it has been involved in kidnapping Kāmīliyā, a security source said. The interior ministry source affirmed that the state security agency was not involve in the kidnapping of Kāmīliyā, the priest’s wife, who reportedly converted to Islam. The...
 The crisis of Kamilia Shehata is still ongoing and threatens to cause a sectarian crisis between Muslims and Christians in Egypt.
 Some prominent lawyers take legal action against President Mubarak and the head of the Kuwaiti newspaper in Cairo concerning the disappearance of Kamilia.
 The alleged disappearance of a priest’s wife in Upper Egypt is discussed in the article. 
Sectarian tension dominated the al-Nawāhid village in Qena yesterday as rumors of an 18-year old Coptic boy raping a 15-year old Muslim girl caused a violent outbreak burning ten houses. The state has tightened security in the village to contain the situation. The boy and girl are both being held...
This article pertains to the status of Human Rights in Egypt, through the reporting of the US-based Human Rights Watch. A report from the HRW states that human rights in Egypt are deteriorating for a number of different groups throughout the country. Religious discrimination of Copts and Baha’is...
Marwá al-Shirbīnī’s funeral steals the limelight in Egypt.
A Muslim girl has died from injuries sustained after jumping out of a minibus, to avoid being molested by men.
President Ahmet Necdet Sezer of Turkey has vetoed an amendment to the country’s new penal code that would reduce penalties for teaching unauthorized courses on the Koran.

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