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HRW calls on Egypt to revoke ‘blasphemy’ article in penal code, condemns sentencing minors

The international rights observer Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on the Egyptian government Monday to quash prison sentences handed to four minors over ‘religious contempt’ charges and to “revoke the penal code article that authorities use to prosecute blasphemy”. The minors were charged with “mocking Islamic prayer rituals” and publishing a video “which disrupts public …

Daily News Egypt

Protesting Blasphemy or Foreign Policy?

For the most part media has portrayed the protests in front of American embassies as just as a protest over the amateur video insulting Islam and prophet Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him. Moreover, it is surprising how some media outlets choose to describe the regions where the outrage occurred as the “Middle East”, …

Mustafa Salama

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