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Summary: This article comments on the current political and social scene in Egypt. The author calls on both the government and the citizens to make a change concerning the religious and social issues rampant in the current culture. The article stresses that the country is at a crossroads, where...
This article discusses the educational system in Egypt and the general bias towards Muslim beliefs and customs, rather than secular classrooms. The author asks the Minister of Education, Ahmed Zaky Badr, to be more aware of the discrimination which is so rampant in Egyptian schools. The author also...
In light of President Mubārak’s recent praise for the Egyptian judicial system, Yūsuf Sidhom bemoans the drawn out court cases and red tape that often impedes justice being served in Egypt. He also highlights corruption as a particular threat to justice, mentioning one notable example when a case...
Yusuf Sidhum summarises the information included in his previous four articles about the discrimination practised against Copts in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya. Sidhum uses the backdrop of his recent articles to highlight the crucial need for the unified law for houses of worship to be...
Youssef Sidhom protests against a call by the Arab Socialist Party of Egypt (APSE) to force Egyptian Christians to remove crosses and bells from their church, in an Egyptian response to the banning of minaret construction in Switzerland. The author applauds the Minister for Endowment’s response to...
This article deals with the issue of Church building within the Egyptian government and society. The crime at Naj Hammadi has raised this problem to greater heights, but the government still drags its feet on this issue. The author makes the point that the government’s lack of care concerning the...
This article discusses the life of Adli Abadir, a famous businessman and Copt in Egypt and Europe, who died in 2010. He was a close friend to Youssef Sidhom and this article is his remembrance of his dear friend and colleague. .
An editorial by Youssef Sidhom that praises the NCHR report recommendations for allowing the Naga Hammadi incidents to force the government rethink how it will deal with sectarian problems in Egypt. Sidhom criticizes those voices who simply ignore the problem and gloss over discrimination against...
This article focuses on the response of President Mubarak to the incident of Nag Hammadi. He calls for social, academic, and religious leaders in Egyptian society to shoulder the responsibility of overcoming this atrocity. The article also mentions the NCHR’s condemnation of such criminal acts.
This article criticizes the Supreme Press Council of Egypt for not allowing a publication license to Watani Braille, a monthly publication of material selected from Watani and printed in Braille for the visually impaired. The Council continues to ask for information that has already been submitted...

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