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Copts in Qawsiyah District, Assuit, have made an appeal to the Minister of Interior to save them from thugs who threaten and terrorize them.
Several intellectuals and politicians, during the time of the former president, Husnī Mubārak, who exclusively confined Coptic issues between the church leaders and the presidential institution, for bringing the Coptic dossier out of the security apparatus' control. Ramsīs al-Najjār, a Coptic...
Bishop Bola, the member of the Constituent Assembly representing the Coptic Orthodox Church, states that the Constitution represents the entire spectrum of Egyptians. He also added that it is a victory for the marginalized. He said that it has approved the right to issue a church-building law in...
He noted that 200 Muslim and Coptic political figures, intellectuals and clerics have participated in the study, including Bishop Marqus, Bishop Yūhannā Qultah, Freedom and Justice Party deputy leader ‘Isām al-‘Iryān, People’s Assembly member Subhī Sālih, Abū al-‘Izz al-Harīrī, Jamāl al-Bannā and...
Dr. Nabīl Hilmī, the former dean of the Faculty of Law, al-Zaqāzīq University, said during the meeting that he supports keeping article 2 of the constitution but has to be watered down so as to avoid it causing any splits among the segments of the Egyptian society. Shaykh ‘Usāmah al-Qūsī, a Salafī ...
Meanwhile, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemned the “police and army forces’ failure to protect houses and property of Copts in the village, adding arson is a crime that should have no place for conciliation. [Hānī Danyāl and Nādir Shukrī, Watanī, Feb. 19, p. 1] Read text in...
Local leaders managed to contain a sectarian fitnah in Mīt Bashār as Muslim elders of the village formed human shields to protect the church and Copts’ houses there until security agencies found Rānyā in the house of one of her relatives in Cairo. The girl, who was handed over to the al-Zaqāzīq...
Pope Tawadros assured that the Church welcomes any person that wants to attend the Christmas mass and requests an invitation, but it shall not distribute invitations to anyone. He added that he appreciates the role of the state institutions in securing the Churches (Nādir Shukrī, Watanī, Dec. 29, p...
Pope Tawadros assured that the Church welcomes any person that wants to attend the Christmas mass and requests an invitation, but it shall not distribute invitations to anyone. He added that he appreciates the role of the state institutions in securing the Churches (Nādir Shukrī, Watanī, Dec. 29, p...
Watanī reports about the weaknesses and problems of reconciliation sessions that Copts recently have had to sit for in Badrmān and Nazlit ‘Ābid. It stated that in the absence of rule of law Copts are forced to sit in these sessions (Nādir Shukrī, Watanī, Dec 15. p. 8) Read original text in Arabic.

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