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Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Egypt’s columnists fixated on Minya attack and WYF

The nation’s columnists were squarely focused on Friday’s terror attack in Minya, and the relevance of its coinciding with the World Youth Forum. Al Shorouk’s Emad El Din Hussein maintains that the forum should not have been canceled, as some suggested, saying that this would have lent credence to the terrorists. Al Masry Al Youm’s Amr Hashem Rabie and Amr El Shobaki suggest relying on youth empowerment and reformed religious discourse to tackle violent extremism. Meanwhile, former Kuwaiti Information Minister Sami Abdel Lateef El Nasr suggests that religious minorities should receive a formal apology from the Arab League and the Organization of the Islamic Conference for failing to protect their rights.

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