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Former Muslim Brotherhood Member Disillusioned With Islam's and the Muslim Brotherhood's Corruption and Cruelty Leaves
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt, Corruption, Curelty, abuse, culture, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, safety, society, violence )

- 1344 days ago -
Egypt Independent has published a testimony of former Muslim Brotherhood member and writer Osama Dorra of how he has resolved to desert Islam as religion from his life:
Egypt's Latest Fatwas From Salafis and Brotherhood
Society & Culture  (tags: Sharia, bizarre fatwas, Mysogeny, Egypt, Salafist, Muslim Brotherhood )

- 1420 days ago -
IT WOULD BE FUNNY IF... "When a women goes swimming, as the word for sea is masculine, when "the water touches the woman's private parts, she becomes an 'adulteress' and should be punished." Al Ahzar Fatwa Committee, reported in Al Masry Al Youm
Muslims Burn Christian Orphanages in Egypt Leaving the Children Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: Egypt, Muslims, Christians, orphans, orphanage, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, Middle East )

- 1511 days ago -
Minya, Egypt (AsiaNews) - With at least 20 attacks against churches, Christian schools and orphanages, Minya Governorate is the part of ​​Egypt where Islamists struck with greatest violence and brutality.
Pro-Morsi Wahhabis Vow to Suicide Bomb Everyone Opposed to Them & to Set Christians on Fire   video
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, Egypt, Morsi, Wahhabis, Islam, Muslims, hate, terrorism, Christians, crime, culture, death, freedoms, government, murder, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

- 1521 days ago -
This footage is taken from a pro-Morsi demonstration in Egypt after the Egyptian military intervened on behalf of the millions of Egyptians who demanded an end to the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. While addressing Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, the
End Sexual Violence ! Tell Egyptian Leaders To Protect Women's Rights ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, violence, environment, protection, rape, Egypt )

- 1557 days ago -
Sexual assault and rape have dramatically increased during recent protests in Egypt-- over 100 women were attacked during a four-day period. The country has a pattern of violence toward women, as the political climate shifts, action needs to be taken.
'Circumcision Controls Women's Sex Common Sense' - Sheikh Yussef Al-Badri   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Female Genital Mutilation, Sheikh al-Badri, Egypt )

- 1568 days ago -
BBC News: Sheikh Yussef al-Badri is one of Egypt's biggest advocates for what he refers to as female circumcision, and has petitioned the country's courts to make it legal again.
EGYPT Is Fighing Palestinian Smugglers With Sewage
Society & Culture  (tags: Egypt, Palestinian tunnels, flood with rawsewage )

- 1696 days ago -
So this is pretty gross. Egypt's long struggled with ways to block a series of tunnels that bring some 30 percent of all goods, including guns, into Gaza so they got creative. They're using raw sewage. Palestinians who killed 16 Egyptian soldiers....
'DESTROY THE IDOLS', Egyptian Jihadist Calls for Removal of Sphinx, Pyramids
Society & Culture  (tags: Egypt, Jihad, calls for destruction of sphinx and pyra )

- 1800 days ago -
An Egyptian jihad leader, with self-professed links to the Taliban, called for the "destruction of the Sphinx and the Giza Pyramids in Egypt," drawing ties between the Egyptian relics and Buddha statues, local media reported this week.
Statue of King Tut's Grandfather Discovered
Society & Culture  (tags: Statue, King Tut, King Tut's Grandfather, Egypt, antiques )

- 2331 days ago -
The second of a pair of fallen statues of King Tut's grandfather has been revealed at the tomb where he was buried, Egypt's antiquities minister announced today (May 31).The alabaster statue shows Amenhotep III seated and wearing a Nemes headdress, ......
Egyptian General Admits 'Virginity Checks' Conducted on Protesters
Society & Culture  (tags: world, women, society, politics, violence, Egypt, freedoms, crime, culture, ethics, government )

- 2331 days ago -
A senior Egyptian general admits that "virginity checks" were performed on women arrested at a demonstration this spring, the first such admission after previous denials by military authorities.
Egypt Hunts Down the Right to Love
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, culture, world, Egypt, rights, women, violence, society, ethics, family, education, crime, government, freedoms, sadness, religion, news, safety, police, law )

- 2345 days ago -
Abeer's story has come to underscore the conditions of Orthodox Christian women who are subjected to domestic violence and who seek protection elsewhere, but find that the teachings of their church keeps them in permanent, and often intolerable, wedlock.
Priceless Egyptian Treasures Returned
Society & Culture  (tags: Egyptian Treasures, Egypt, Antiques )

- 2378 days ago -
A statue of King Tutankhamun, which was looted during Egypt's anti-government protests, has been returned to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo along with three other pharaonic artifacts, Zahi Hawass, Minister of State for Antiquities.
Investigate Torture and Forced 'Virginity Testing' on Egyptian Women - Sign Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Women's rights, abuse, Egypt, discrimination, Violence against Women, culture, freedoms, rights, politics, religion )

- 2385 days ago -
After army officers violently cleared Tahrir square of protesters March 9, 2011, at least 18 women were rounded up in military detention. The protesters told Amnesty International that they were beaten, given electric shocks, subjected to strip searches-
80 Great Twitter Feeds for Tracking Human Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: Twitter Feeds, Human Rights, Egypt, Social Media, Donation, Education )

- 2429 days ago -
As the latest events in Egypt have proven, all it takes is one little tweet to start a revolution. Get on track, raise a voice and learn all about donation and volunteer opportunities through the following Twitter feeds.
Why Is Glenn Beck Freaking Out Over Egypt and a Caliphate?
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Glenn Beck, dishonesty, abuse, world, Egypt, news, interesting, society, politics, freedoms, government )

- 2434 days ago -
Fox News commentator Glenn Beck finds in Egypt's democratic revolution a conspiracy involving left and right. Other conservatives are distancing themselves from Beck's "delusional ravings."

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