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The discussion at the press conference of the New York Council of Churches on June 28 [transcript presented in last week’s RNSAW] was mainly with members of the American Coptic Union. Before the press conference Drs. Cornelis Hulsman interviewed Rafique Iscander, chairman and founder of the...
The city of Alexandria has witnessed a small celebration which was held by the Culture Council in the memory of the Islamic opening of Egypt. It had been 14 centuries since the Islamic opening of Egypt. During the symposium, a number of history professors spoke about Egypt’s cultural and...
The Supreme Military Court handed down its verdicts in lawsuit number 3 for 1999, dubbed as the Revival of Gamaa Al-Islamiyya Organization case in Alexandria. The Court passed life imprisonment sentences with hard labor against 4 defendants, 15 years imprisonment with hard labor against 8, ten...
NGO representatives and activists for human and women’s rights stepped up their campaign this week against the proposed NGO law in a bid to prevent it from being passed by the People’s Assembly. NGOs believe that the bill infringes upon their autonomy and inhibits civil action.
The Pentagono certificates were especially widespread among Protestant Christians, including the Maadi Community Church. Thousands and thousands have participated but the claim in several papers that 300 million US$ was taken out of the country seems to be exaggerated. Was the number inflated to...
The author is highly critical of this Coptic human rights activist.
Since the setback of June 1967, the Al-Ahram paper has lost its credibility in covering Egypt’s internal affairs. 760 repentant Muslim extremists were released but stories of torture committed by police to extract confessions are frequently coming back.
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...
An overview of a very special electoral campaign in Alexandria.
Hulsman argues that there are social problems in Egypt but not persecution and that if the proposals for a law promoting religious freedom worldwide becomes law they could lead to polarization between Muslims and Christians in Egyptian society. He gives examples of stories which have been...

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