Posts Tagged ‘regime’

“If supporting Copts a crime, we are all criminals” on Blogging Day to support 8 detainees

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Egyptian activists declared Thursday May 3, a blogging day to support 8 activists, who were detained over their support of the Coptic marches that followed the 2011 New Year’s Day bombing, which killed 21 worshipers in Alexandria.    

Muslims protest Coptic Christian governor in Qena

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Thousands of mostly Muslim protesters swelled through the streets of the Egyptian city of Qena on Friday to demonstrate against the recent appointment of a new Coptic Christian governor.

The return of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt

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Nearly three months after the fall of Mubarak, Egypt remains in a state of crisis. A newly emerged, de facto political alliance between the governing Army Council and the Muslim Brotherhood is posing a dire threat to the youthful forces of secular, democratic pluralism, in which so many Western hopes had been invested.

Coptic Christians attacked by Egyptian military after suspending demonstrations

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Dozens of Christian demonstrators have been attacked by Egyptian Armed Forces despite agreeing to suspend a sit-in protest outside the state-run television building that lasted 9 days.

Pro-democracy activists allege torture by Egyptian soldiers

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­A patchwork of blood-red welts and purple bruises cover Ramy Essam’s back, from his neck down to his thighs. His scars are evidence, he said, that violent groups linked to ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s regime are trying to subvert the revolution.

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