14. Answer to the Coptic Associations outside Egypt

Hulsman writes the press release contains false information and alleges an incorrect and absurd relationship to the Egyptian government and demands a rectification.

16. Excessive local police interrogations are no indication of Christian persecution in Egypt

Drs. Hulsman writes a special report about his investigation of el-Kashh incidents in August, where some Christians where killed.t 1,000 Christians in the small town of el-Kosheh," police behavior and mistakes in foreign reports about al-Kosheh. The report contains an evaluation explaining how the investigations into the murder of two Christians and the responses from the bishop, police, human rights lawyer Maurice Sadek, emigrant Copts and other actors resulted in a huge escalation.

25. Response to the request of readers

In the RNSAW of June 27 - July 1 1998, a translation was given of an article of Fikriya Ahmed in El-Wafd 27, titled ’The Dutch intelligence condemns Muslims in its annual report’. The RNSAW obtained the text of the summary of this report and translated it for our readers.

9. Rodinson’s book should not have been banned

A reader of the RNSAW commented on the ban of Rodinson’s book on Mohammed. He is of the opinion Montassir should understand that Rodinson tried to understand Mohammed as a non-believer but not as some one who wanted to attack Islam.

13. The interview with al-Qimni is very polemic

Dr. Nasr Abu Zaid responded to the interview with Dr. Sayed El-Qimni in El-Arabi of March 16 and translated in the RNSAW of March 15-22.

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