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Thursday, April 03, 2008

Egypt confiscates German magazine for insulting Islam

Egyptian officials ordered the confiscation of a special edition of the German magazine Der Spiegel for its supposedly insulting portrayal of Islam and the Prophet Mohammad, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing Egypt’s state news agency MENA.

Information Minister Anas el-Feki said the decision “comes in the context of defending Islamic values,” adding, “We are for freedom of the press, but we cannot permit religions to be insulted.”

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