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Open Doors Report highlights persecution against women, Christian sex trafficking, Sharia Law practices

In the latest in-depth report focused on gender persecution, the 2019 Open Doors World Watch List reveals that gender contributes to a large disparity in the methods used for religious persecution. While men experience religious persecution that is focused, severe and visible due to socioeconomic ostracism and brutal physical violence, women, who face More...

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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Egypt: Mahmoud Abou Zeid, Shawkan, released after spending over 5 years in prison

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hails today’s release of Mahmoud Abou Zeid, the Egyptian photojournalist also known as Shawkan, after more than five and a half years in prison, but deplores that the fact that More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Egypt: NY Times David Kirkpatrick refused entry into Cairo, Ahmed Gamal Zyada arrested over social media remarks

Two journalists have been detained on landing at Cairo airport in the past few weeks. One, a US reporter, was denied entry and put on a flight back to Europe. The other, an Egyptian photojournalist, was imprisoned. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Egypt Responded to Massacre of Christians, Attack claimed by ISIS

(International Christian Concern) –This weekend, Egyptian Security Forces announced the deaths of 19 terrorists whom they alleged were complicit in the implementation of the massacre of Christians on November More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Egypt: Violence against Christians, Coptic Church rise, ‘government is controlling’ villages, ‘oppressing’ minorities

(International Christian Concern) –  International Christian Concern (ICC) has documented a sharp escalation of attacks against Coptic Christians in Egypt within the last two weeks. During these incidents, the More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Egypt handouts 75 death sentences to Muslim Brotherhood rebels, UN’s Michelle Bachelet says it’s ‘unfair’

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said today that she is extremely concerned that an Egyptian court’s confirmation of 75 death sentences on Saturday did not result from a fair trial, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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Reporters Without Borders says photojournalist Mahmoud Abdel Shakour Abou Zeid, Shawkan, will be freed from Egyptian jail

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is relieved by the 5-year jail sentence passed today on Mahmoud Abdel Shakour Abou Zeid, the young Egyptian photojournalist also known as Shawkan, as he has already spent five years More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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Christian Persecution: Egypt arrests three plotting to attack Coptic Churches during Easter

Egypt’s security forces they have arrested three people linked to the formation of a terrorist cell, organized to attack Coptic Churches during Easter. Erem News had more details, explaining the police found More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Egypt court rules against Muslim Brotherhood extremists, Yusuf al-Qaradawi sentenced to life in prison

An Egyptian military court has sentenced eight people to death, including four in absentia, for alleged involvement in acts of violence in 2015. Yusuf Al Qardawi at the Third Annual Doha Educational Conference in More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, January 7th, 2018
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‘Aladdin’ under attack for ‘browning up’ white extras, an ‘ insult to the entire industry’

The upcoming live-action remake of Aladdin is making headlines….for all of the wrong reasons. The new project, directed by Guy Ritchie (The Man from UNCLE, Sherlock Holmes) is reportedly using makeup to darken More...


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