Patriarch Kirill asks Pakistani president to pardon Christian woman sentenced to death

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TASS. Russian News Agency - November 2014 The Lahore High Court on September 16 upheld the death sentence a court of lower instance passed on Asia Bibi, who has long been under arrest for insulting the Islamic prophet Mohammed. MOSCOW, November 1. /TASS/. Patriarch Kirill, of Moscow and All Russia, has asked the President of the Islamic Republic ...

Egypt: Copts protest church attack

22/2/13 Hundreds of Copts rallied on Sunday evening February 17 against the torching of St Georges church in Sarsena on February 15, as well as the escalation of destruction of churches by Muslims. According to a story by Mary Abdelmassih for the Assyrian International News Agency (AINA), several Coptic rights groups organized a march from Shubra, a ...

Investigations continue in Imbaba’s Sectarian Violence

10/5/2011 Ahram Online Investigations into the sectarian violence that occurred in Imababa, Giza, last Saturday continue, with suspects being referred to the National Security Emergency High Court Prime Minister Essam Sharaf has decided that all suspects in the violent incidents that occured in Imbaba, Giza, last Saturday will be investigated before the National Security Emergency High Court ...

Copts demand return of missing Christian Girls

Emad Khalil 28/04/2011 Dozens of Copts staged a protest on Thursday in front of Egypt’s High Court, demanding the return of a number of Christian girls they describe as “disappeared". A number of Coptic lawyers have submitted a report to the attorney general requesting that the minister of interior, Mansour al-Essawy, establish the location of eleven Christian ...