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Yūsuf Sidhum tackles the issue of women’s inheritances in traditional modern day Egyptian society. He argues that contemporary Egyptians should revere women, as did their ancient Egyptian ancestors. Specifically, Sidhum argues that women should have equal rights to inheritances.
Yūsuf asks why it is always the Copts who are in violation of laws when attempting to build churches without permits. The answer, he says, lies in the extreme difficulty to obtain permits for building churches. Furthermore, he says that it is not a violation to attempt to turn the service center in...
This article mentions the University of Asyut’s establishment of a centre for research and studies on human rights. The centre, which is directly under the charge of the university president, aims at promoting academic research in the field of human rights, propagating awareness of international,...
Sīdhum says that Pope Shenouda III managed to wisely put out the Fitna fire that started last month because of the extensive media coverage of comments exchanged between Dr. Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awā and Bishop Bīshūy. Shenouda, he says, even went to the extent of saying that it’s Copts who are guests...
This article details an official complaint presented to the Minister of Higher Education on the 25th May, 2010, accusing Assyut University’s Philosophy Department of being a stronghold of fundamentalist, extremist thought, and of spreading that through its core curriculum.  
 This article deals with a website maintained by Asyut University. The website was cited as publishing statistics and information which was biased against Copts in the area, and in the university.
This article defends the Church against attacks it faced after it declared its refusal to implement the court decision giving permission for divorcees to remarry.
This article deals with the recent Church refusal to accept the Egyptian Court ruling that re-marriage should be granted to divorcees who were divorced within legal bounds.
A critical set of exams that will help bolster enrolment in universities aims to bring in highly qualified and fair individuals to supervise the process. However, controversy ensued as people believed the Ministry of Education failed to entrust Mr. Emad Sidhom Morqos to such a position in the...
Summary: This article outlines two distinct cases of Coptic oppression during the reign of Mubarak, although many in the government believe that the Coptic rights issue has improved since his presidency.

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