The author discusses the “much-need” unified law for building houses of worship and the difficulties that it is facing in parliament. He highlights some human rights organization’s agenda for the law.
Ṭal‘at Jār Allāh believes the state’s rejection of Pope Shenouda nominations for the Shūrá Council’s elections was a letter to the Copts who wish to integrate into political life to stay away from the church and to separate religion and politics.
The final version of the Jihād introspection book was approved by the Azhar. The introspections will be annexed to the other two books of the ideologue of the Islamic groups, Imām ‘Abd al-‘Azīz, who apologized for all killings committed based on his previous books and stressed the importance of...
Allegations in Alexandria resulted in Christians and Muslims throwing stones and bottles at each other. Christian scholar Muná Makram ‘Ubayd sees under-representation of Copts in political functions as the main reason to expect an escalation in the crisis between state and church Youssef Sidhom...
The article criticizes the head of the Ibn Khaldoun Center for Development Studies, Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, for defaming his country by issuing fake reports about internal problems within Egypt and for contacting the U.S. in an attempt to reduce the annual aid that Egypt receives.
The relationship between the ruling party presided by President Mubārak and Pope Shenouda reached an impasse after Mubārak ignored a request submitted by Pope Shenouda to appoint three Copts in al-Shūrá Council.
Outrage and a desire for revenge against the regime prevailed within the church after the regime broke its promise to allocate a number of seats to the Copts in the Shūrá Council’s mid-term elections.
The article talks about the refusal of al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyah to attend a conference which will be held by al-Ahrām Center for Strategic Studies.
The author suggests that the hope of
the majority of human rights organizations in Egypt is to receive foreign funding. He reveals new projects in the name of
human rights and citizenship being drafted Egyptian human rights organizations and international institutions.
The author reports on incidents of forgery in Qinā during the
Shūrá Council’s elections.