25.01.2012 01.Schwat. 5772 Rosch Chodesch
Amnesty report finds few Egyptian parties willing to commit to freedom of religion, women's rights.
A pro-Israel Egyptian blogger has been freed after nearly 10 months in prison for defaming the military, his brother said Tuesday.
Maikel Nabil was pardoned last week along with nearly 2,000 other Egyptians convicted in military courts since president Hosni Mubarak’s overthrow in February. On Tuesday, the head of the ruling military council said a three-decade-old state of emergency would be lifted “except in certain cases” in a further sign the army is buckling to widespread pressure to shift Egypt to civilian control….