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Representatives of more than 30 feminist and human rights organizations as well as several parties staged protests outside al-Itihādīyah Palace on Thursday (October 4) with lines along al-Mirghanī street to express rejection against sexual harassment.
Informed sources in North Sinai said President Mursī’s scheduled visit to the governorate on Friday (October 5) was changed due to deteriorating security conditions in the border city of Rafah.
President Muhammad Mursī asked the public prosecutor to release the two Christian children remanded under investigative custody on charges of disdaining religion, said Coptic activist and lawyer Najīb Jabrā’īl.
The officials of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) might have fears that the announcement of census of Muslims and Christians could inflame the sectarian dossier but it also could function as a start for balanced relations in the society.
The Salafī Da’wah (Call) approved Bible teaching in schools but in a way observing the Islamic sharī’ah controls, according to a fatwá by Shaykh Yāsir Burhāmī, the deputy chairman of the Da’wah.
The daughter-in-law of Ahmad ‘Abd Allāh, better known as Abū Islām, speaking to al-Ahālī newspaper, the mouthpiece of the leftist al-Tajammu’ (Grouping) Party, said the shaykh has left her and his grandson homeless, adding he kidnapped her son outside a police station and refused to grant her...
Counselor Minassá Thābit, a member of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Millī Council, said the church has not refused meeting any representative from the court, adding the church respects any rulings by the court on papal elections.
The Administrative Judiciary Court under Counselor Farīd Tanāghū, vice-president of the State Council, adjourned cases requesting the abolition of decisions by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) appointing Bishop Pachomius as acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
A ‘urfī (informal) conciliatory session ended sectarian unrest in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Beni Suef after two Coptic children who urinated on a copy of the Qur’ān were ordered by the prosecutor to be placed in a reformatory for seven days.
Bishop Quzmān of North Sinai dismissed recent reports about the displacement of Christian families from the city of Rafah their relocation to al-‘Arīsh.

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