Tag: Morsi

Former Egyptian president, Morsi, sentenced to death

Widespread condemnation of sentence, increased polarisation of Egypt By INcontext Ministries — originally published in A World In Motion, Issue 124, 21 May, 2015 An Egyptian court has pronounced death sentences on ousted president Mohammed Morsi and more than 100 other people over a mass prison break in 2011. Morsi […]

Perspective: Should Christians sign petition for release of 529 Brotherhood members sentenced to death?

[notice]An INcontext Ministries perspective on the Avaaz petition against the controversial Muslim Brotherhood death sentences. INcontext urges people to consider the full situation behind the sentencing, and the objectives of the Muslim Brotherhood, before ‘voicing’ their support.[/notice] REUTERS reports: On Monday, March 24, 2014, an Egyptian court sentenced 529 members of […]

Egyptians embrace new constitution

Originally published in World Mag Early results indicate Egyptian voters have overwhelmingly passed a constitutional referendum that paves the way for presidential elections in a country that has ousted two presidents in less than two years. Initial reports show that more than 90 percent of Egyptians approved the new constitution […]

Christians targeted for retribution in Egypt

Originally published in New York Times The military’s ouster of President Mohamed Morsi has unleashed a new wave of violence by extremist Muslims against Christians whom they blame for having supported the calls to overthrow Mr. Morsi, Egypt’s first Islamist elected leader, according to rights activists. Since Mr. Morsi’s ouster […]

Egypt coup: Islamists call for mass protest

Originally published in Worthy News Islamist parties and movements in Egypt have called on their followers to demonstrate against the military overthrow of the country’s first democratically elected leader, Mohamed Morsi. The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, which includes the ousted president’s Muslim Brotherhood, urged “peaceful protests” on Friday in […]