Tight security after unrest at Egypt church
Authorities move to quell sectarian violence which has has left several Coptic Christians and Muslims in Cairo dead.
Five die in Christian-Muslim clashes in Egypt
CAIRO - Five Egyptians were killed and eight wounded in clashes between Christians and Muslims in a town near Cairo, security sources said on Saturday, in the latest sectarian violence in the most populous Arab state.
Found 1 month ago on channel Reuters
Egypt court orders YouTube blocked for 30 days
A court in Egypt has ordered the government to block access to YouTube for 30 days after a film deemed insulting to Islam was uploaded to the video-sharing site.The film, "Innocence of Muslims," sparked off riots across the Muslim world in September.
Islamic persecution of Christians intensify
The Middle East crisis continues as the Arab spring has given way to a Christian winter, Muslims demolish Church building in Egypt, and an Egyptian court sentences a Christian family to 15 years for converting from Islam.
EFF Looks At How Blasphemy Laws Have Stifled Speech in 2012
As part of their 2012 in review series, the EFF takes a look at how blasphemy laws have chilled online speech this year. A "dishonorable mention" goes to Youtube this year: "A dishonorable mention goes to YouTube, which blocked access to the controversial 'Innocence of Muslims' video in Egypt and Libya without government prompting. The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, a group based in Egypt, condemned YouTube's decision."
Found more than 1 month ago on channel Slashdot