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Coptic Solidarity Launches Advocacy Campaign for Imprisoned Christian Mohammed Hegazi
By CNWire

Washington, DC. - December 18, 2014 - /CNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity announces the launch of an advocacy campaign seeking the immediate and unconditional release of Mohammed Hegazi.  Mr. Hegazi -- who goes by his adopted Christian name Bishoy Armeya Boulos -- has been the subject of numerous spurious charges and sentences, prolonged detentions and threats to his and his family’s lives.  He has been targeted for the mere attempt in 2007 to reflect his personal conversion by applying to formerly change the religious status from Muslim to Christian on his state-issued identification card.  

 

Action Alert: Coptic Solidarity Launches Advocacy Campaign for Imprisoned Christian Mohammed Hegazi
By Lindsay Vessey

 

Dear friend

I am writing to ask you take a few minutes to take action on behalf of Mohammed Hegazi.  He is being detained in prison as I write this and has a court date scheduled on December, 28th.   We know that he has been beaten, and is being detained on charges that are spurious, and in one instance, beyond the statute of limitations.

 

US Gives Reprieve on Aid to Egypt after Lobbying from Saudis, Israel, Jordan, UAE
By WorldTribune

The United States, after withholding military aid for more than a year, has granted a reprieve to Egypt.

 

IS Threat Led to Closure of Western Embassies in Egypt
By Al-Monitor

The Islamic State has sent Egyptian members back to Egypt to plan attacks against foreign interests in the country, prompting the United Kingdom and Canada to close their embassies.

 

Islamic State Penal Code Includes Death, Crucifixion, Lashing and Amputation Penalties
By MEMRI-JTTM

Islamic State (ISIS) Publishes Penal Code, Which Includes The Death Penalty, Crucifixion, Lashing, And Severing Of Limbs For Crimes Such As Blasphemy, Adultery, Sodomy, Spying, Slander, Theft, And Apostasy

 

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