Political powers sign Azhar’s ‘bill of rights’

Pope Shenuda III, head of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church, (R) meets with Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayeb (C) and Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzuri in Cairo on January 11, 2012. (AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED HOSSAM)

By Omnia Al Desoukie/Special to Daily News Egypt 11/1/2012 CAIRO: Representatives of political parties and politicians signed Wednesday Al-Azhar’s bill of rights during a meeting aimed at discussing Egypt’s future as the first anniversary of the Jan. 25 revolt approaches. Following the meeting with youth, politicians, the premier and Pope Shenouda, Al-Azhar’s Grand Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb told reporters ...

“They dragged him down from his neck and beat him until he died.”

Evon Loga Gabrieul holds a portrait of her deceased son Ayman Nabil Labib, who was beaten to death by classmates on Oct. 16, at her family home in Mellawi, Egypt. (Lauren E. Bohn/GlobalPost)

Omnia Al Desoukie 14/11/2011 “They dragged him down from his neck and beat him until he died.” -Evon Loga Gabrieul Coptic Christians endure a painful year in Egypt A series of deadly attacks in 2011 — most recently the death of a 17-year-old boy — suggest sectarian strife is only getting worse. MELLAWI, Egypt — Down an alley in this ...