Court in Egypt Sentences Young Christian for ‘Insulting Islam’

In legal double standard, free speech takes a blow in conviction regarded as dubious.

By Wayne King

Gamal Abdou Massoud, 17

CAIRO, Egypt, April 6 (Compass Direct News) – In a show of partiality to Muslims who go unprosecuted for like offenses against Christianity, a juvenile court in Egypt on Wednesday (April 4) sentenced a Coptic Christian teenager to three years in prison for allegedly insulting Islam.

Gamal Abdou Massoud, 17, denies the charges. The court claimed that he posted cartoons on his Facebook account in December that mocked the Islamic religion and its prophet, Muhammad. The court also claimed that he distributed the pictures to other students.


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Egyptian Court Sentences Priest to Six Months for Excess Church Height
By Mary Abdelmassih

(AINA) -- A court in Edfu has sentenced Reverend Makarios Bolous, pastor of St. George's Church in the village of Elmarinab, Edfu, in the Aswan province, to six months prison and a fine of 300 pounds for violations in the height of the church building. The court also ordered the removal of the excess height.

The church had received a license from the Governor of Aswan and was still under construction, but it was torched by a Muslim mob on September 30, 2011 (AINA 10-1-2011). Construction workers had started removing the excess height before the torching of the church.


مفاجئة فى قضية اقباط العامرية و السبب الحقيقي لتهجيرهم


الحبس ظلما 3 سنوات للمدون  القبطى أيمن يوسف منصور بتهمة فاشيه وهى أسائته للأسلام  الذى لايستطيع الهه الدفاع عن نفسه عبر الفيس بوك ...

والسجن 6 سنوات  ظلما لمدرس قبطي بتهمه فاشيه وهى التطاول على الإسلام الذى لايستطيع الهه الدفاع عن نفسه  

 ماهو رد الانبا مرقص اسقف شبرا الخيمه ووكيله القمص ارميا وشريف دوس وهيئة الاقباط المزعومه  المناصرين للارهاب الاسلامى والقران كتاب الشيطان القائل بقتل المخالفون له وقطع الايدى والارجل  و نصرة الارهابى  عبد المنعم ابو الفتوح وعصابة الاخوان فى ذبح المسلمون للاقباط وهدم كنائسهم وخطف بناتهن القصروايداعهم دور رعايه اسلاميه  وتهجيرالاقباط داخل وطنهم  وقيام الازهر

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رسالة الى رئيس مجلس القضاء الاعلى

بقلم: د.نجيب جبرائيل

القضاء المصرى هو الحصن والملاذ الاخير لكل المصريين

فلماذا يتعامل فى مواد ازدراء الاديان بمكيالين

هل قانون ازدراء الاديان شرع فقط ليطبق وليحاكم به المسيحيون

المقدمون الى المحاكمة بتهمة ازدراء الدين الاسلامى يحكم عليهم فى اقل من اسبوع مثل المدرس مكارم دياب سعيد بابنوب بستة سنوات وايمن يوسف منصور بالسجن ثلاثة سنوات فى محكمة الازبكية واخر شاب قبطى حدث محبوس فى اسيوط بينما عشرات البلاغات المقدمة الذين يسبون فى المسيحية وعقيدتها ويصفون الكتاب المقدس بانه كتاب مزيف وان المسيحية عقيدة فاسدة بها شرب الخمر والزنا وعشق النساء ومن يحرض على حرق الكنائس ومن يقوم بهدمها لم يقدم احدا من هؤلاء الى المحاكمة رغم مرور سنوات وشهور على تقديم بلاغاتنا والتى لم يحرك فيها احد ساكنا .

Egyptian sentenced to 3 years in prison for Facebook posts

22nd October 2011 by  

Ayman Yousef Mansour has become the second Egyptian, since the fall of former president Hosni Mubarak, to be sentenced to 3 years in jail for online self-expression.

Unlike Maikel Nabil whose three year sentence was for a blog post deemed insulting to the military, Mansour’s crime took place on Facebook, and has been deemed insulting to Islam.

According to the official MENA news agency, Mansour was tried in a criminal court, and his ruling stated that he “intentionally insulted the dignity of the Islamic religion and attacked it with insults and ridicule on Facebook.” While it remains unclear exactly what the posts contained, Egyptian daily, Al Masry Al Youm reported that the court stated that the posts on the Facebook page threatened national unity.

Islamic Mob Burns Down Church in Egypt
‘Kill all the Christians,’ local imam tells villagers.
By Wayne King
CAIRO, March 8 (Compass Direct News) – A Muslim mob in a village south of Cairo last weekend attacked a church building and burned it down, almost killing the parish priest after an imam issued a call to “Kill all the Christians,”  according to local sources.

Urgent News: Muslim fanatics demolish a wall next to a church in Ezbet Boshra El-Sharkia, Fashn district on Saturday 19 July and turned on poor Christians crops uprooting the crops yesterday and today moved to a bigger area belonging to Christians.

خبر عاجل: قامت مجموعة من الأهالي بتدمير حائط ملاصق للكنيسة بعزبة بشرى الشرقية مركز الفشن السبت الماضى 19 يوليو ومنذ الأمس تحول الإعتداء الى اراض زراعية يمتلكها صغار مزارعين اقباط بتدمير المحاصيل ونهيب بالمسئولين سرعة التدخل فى الأمر.

Egypt Copts protest against attacks

Egypt News       

Calm has returned to Deir Abu Fana, a village 210km south of Egyptian capital, Cairo, after the release of three monks abducted amid tensions between Muslims and Coptic Christians

Violence erupted on Saturday when local Muslims claimed the expansion of a Coptic monastery was being carried out illegally on state property.
In Mallawi, a nearby town, on Sunday Coptic Christian protesters chanted: "With our blood and soul, we will defend the cross."

Arrests after attacks on Christian property in Egypt

 Coptic church appears behind a mosque in Cairo

Police arrested 20 people when hundreds of Egyptian Muslims attacked Coptic Christian property after a woman who converted to Islam went missing, a security official said on Saturday.

At least five people were also slightly hurt when police used tear gas to disperse protesters in the village of Al-Nazla, in the province of Fayyum 100 kilometres (62 miles) south of Cairo on Friday, the official said.

"Unreported World" British TV reports today from Egypt

Being a Christian in Egypt can cost you your child

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Egyptian police sides with the extremists and

do not bother about kindnapped Coptic Girls

Copts face discrimnation and marginalisation.


حكم قضائي: حضانة «أشرقت وماريا» للأب لأن الأم تصحبهما للكنائس وتطعمهما لحم الخنازير

جريدة الفجر - كتب / فادى إميل

في العام الماضي كان الطفلان أندرو وماريو هما محور اهتمام وسائل الإعلام.. لقاءات صحفية وتليفزيونية.. مناشدات لرئيس الجمهورية وصراع قانوني وديني وحقوقي وأكوام من أوراق القضايا والاتهامات المتبادلة بين الأب والأم في النهاية دفع الطفلان الثمن.
في هذا العام تبدأ قصة جديدة وصراع جديد يحمل نفس تفاصيل الصراع السابق لكن هذه المرة أبطاله أشرقت- 12 سنة- وشقيقتها ماريا- 8 أعوام.

Egyptian Muslims attack Christian-owned shops
CAIRO (AP) — Angry Muslims attacked and destroyed shops owned by Coptic Christians on Sunday in a town in southern Egypt that been witnessing sectarian tensions, a police official said.

Burning of Christian properties in Esna, Upper Egypt

Sun Dec 16, 2007 3:23pm GMT  "Google Translation"

(Reuters) - witnesses said that unknown set fire on Sunday in the property of Christians in the city lock southern Egypt a few days after the arrest of two young Christians suspected of having a sexual relationship with a Muslim girl.

Arrest of Muslim Convert to Christianity Mary Ibrahim

Rasha Noor 

Siham Ibrahim Muhammad Hassan al-SharqawiSiham Ibrahim Muhammad Hassan al-Sharqawi (24), a Muslim convert known by the Christian name of Mary Nabil Ibrahim, has been arrested on her third wedding anniversary (November 22) to a Coptic man.

Although she had been arrested on the outskirts of Qena, located 300 miles south of Cairo, with unclear reasoning behind her detainment by police officers, it is a pondered wonder if this case falls into the repeated patterns of many other cases made against the Christian community of Egypt including the Muslim Background Believers.

Shadia imprisoned 3 years for not converting to Islam   Full Story


In A surprise verdict, Shobra Criminal court in Egypt sentenced Shadia Nagi Ibrahim Elsisi 47 y yesterday 21 November 2007 to 3 years imprisonment for forgery “she did not commit” and for not following her father’s conversion to Islam. Father deserted home and converted to Islam in 1962, father returned to his family and Christianity, changed his document to appear as Christian a few years later, family lived a normal Christian life and all the children grew you at home as Christians believers, attending churchs and conducting their lives in the normal Christian manner.

This section will start from today 5/11/2007 to enlist problems and hardships Copts encounter in Egypt because of their religion. It compliments List of Atrocities.

A Christian woman in prison since 26/8/2007 because her father's conversion when she was 3 years old. 

Shadia and Bahia Nagy Ibrahim, both Christians aged 48y and 46 y old, Shadia in Banha prison since 26/8/2007 for a crime she never committed Bahia is on the run to be arrested for a crime she never committed too. 

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