Law: Military Trials to Prosecute Crimes Against Property and Public Institutions

المادة الاولى مع عدم الاخلال بدون القوات المسلحة في حماية البلاد وسلامة اراضيها وامنها، تتولى القوات المسلحة معاونة اجهزة الشرطة والتنسيق الكامل معها في تامين وحماية المنشآت العامة  والحيوية بما في ذلك محطات وشبكات ابراج الكهرباء وخطوط الغاز وحقرل البترول وخطوط السكك الحديدية وشبكات الطرق والكباري وغيرها من المنشآت والموافق والممتلكات العامة وما يدخل في … More Law: Military Trials to Prosecute Crimes Against Property and Public Institutions

Third Anniversary: Candlelight Vigil for Maspero Massacre Victims

Every year remembering Maspero becomes more important. Impunity continues fiercely and sectarianism robs citizens of property, family members, safety, and their basic right to life. This anniversary remembers a massacre in Egypt, but I cannot help but think of Syria, Iraq, and each and every country in our region that is caving under the hatred … More Third Anniversary: Candlelight Vigil for Maspero Massacre Victims

Sectarian Attacks: An Interactive Database

Based on the database of sectarian attacks initially launched on Nile Revolt, we have now upgraded the original database to an interactive database available for all users [sectarianattacks.com]. Using this database, you can make corrections to existing posts (by sharing updated information, photos, and videos) and also report new sectarian attacks that have not already … More Sectarian Attacks: An Interactive Database

Egypt’s Christians: Pawns in a Political Chess Game

This was originally published on EgyptSource. Following the violent and bloody dispersal of the month-long pro-Mohamed Morsi sit-ins in Raba’a al-Adaweya and al-Nahda, a wave of attacks spread across Egypt leaving close to one hundred churches and Christian properties attacked, damaged, or fully destroyed. While there are only a few reported deaths, this is the largest, most … More Egypt’s Christians: Pawns in a Political Chess Game

Update: Saraqna, Assuit: Clarifying news on the killing

Recently news spread of the killing of the mayor of Saraqna, a village in Assuit, and his son-in-law. We have called relatives, as this is my village (of origin), to get more details and I’m sharing some clarifications below. Please take note: this is all information that was given to us personally and not from … More Update: Saraqna, Assuit: Clarifying news on the killing

Updated: Mohamed ElBaradei’s official resignation

.Mohamed ElBaradei’s official resignation originally received in Arabic by email. Translation by Jay Roddy His Excellency Adly Mansour, Esq. President of the Republic I submit to you my resignation from the position of Vice-President of the Republic. I pray to God Almighty that he would protect our beloved Egypt from all evil, that he would … More Updated: Mohamed ElBaradei’s official resignation

Update: Official Statement by the National Salvation Front

Official statement by the National Salvation Front published today, received originally by email in Arabic. Translation by Jay Roddy and Nawal Hegazy. Today, Egypt lifted her head high, announcing to the world her victory over not only all political forces that seek to traffic in the name of religion in Egypt and the region, but also … More Update: Official Statement by the National Salvation Front

Was the Conference Full? Or was it because I was Christian?

Update: Another Christian was let in…see note at the bottom. I was informed of a press conference that Muslim Brotherhood were hosting today, August 9, 2013, at the National Press Club in Washington DC. The conference is to be followed by a protest tomorrow in Freedom Plaza on August 10. I headed over this morning, … More Was the Conference Full? Or was it because I was Christian?

Syrian Refugees: The Latest Target of Xenophobic Fervor

Originally published on EgyptSource Only a few days after former President Mohamed Morsi was ousted by the Egyptian armed forces, more than 200 Syrians refugees were deported from Cairo airport. Egyptian authorities had laid down new regulations for Syrians entering the country only hours before they arrived, sending them back to the Syrian town of … More Syrian Refugees: The Latest Target of Xenophobic Fervor