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In this op-ed, the author writes of the injustices Copts deal with whether they are from terrorists, which target Copts for sectarian and political purposes, or from the state, which fails to give Copts their full rights and treat them equally under the law.  He ties this to the role Copts played...
In the context of the recent Sudanese revolution and civil transformations, this article will follow the systematic persecution of Christians in Sudan. Instances of persecution of Christians in Sudan are generally isolated and temporary, yet have taken on a systematic nature, especially since...
During the time in which Christians celebrate the Holy week a number of those who traveled to Jerusalem to visit the Holy Land on pilgrimage were accused to be traitors and pro-naturalization with Israel. 
There is much contention on the death of Mary Sāmih, who was killed Friday March 28, 2014  in ‘Ain Shams. An eye- witness who appeared on 90- Minutes TV show on al- Mihwar Egyptian Channel stated that Mary had a cross hanging in her car. She passed by a Muslim Brotherhood protest. When the...
Coptic intellectual and writer Sulaymān Shafīq states that between the year 1990 and the present 230 Egyptian Copts have been killed by terrorist groups for sectarian reasons. According to him only very little cases have been brought to court and in most cases the suspects were acquitted due to...
At the time that Pope Tawadros is stating that a nation without churches is better than churches without a nation, which stressed the patriotism of Copts, Coptic politicians are struggling to get parliamentary seats.
The panel, with the objection of the priest, recommended on Wednesday (February 1) delegating Shaykh Hawārī to sell the property of Abū Sulaymān, a trader of household appliances and a local notable of the area of Kubrī al-Sharbāt in al-Nahdah, and have him expelled from the village.
The author reviews a first of its kind PhD thesis in Egypt by Dr. Zaynab Muḥammad, a researcher at the Faculty of Arts, Minya University. The thesis examines certain values and beliefs relevant to psychological attitudes towards human rights. In the thesis, the researcher develops five major...
It is end of April that the Synod of the Coptic Evangelical Church will discuss the ordination of women to the pastoral ministry. According to Dr. Rev. Ikrām Lam`ī, the Evangelical Church believes that men and women are equal before God; He provides to both men and women to serve Him, a major...
Muhammad `Ali lifted all the dhimmi laws restricting the freedoms of Copts, allowed for church bells to be rung, new churches to be built, and old churches to be repaired. He promoted Copts in the civil service, and based his selection of high-level government officials solely on qualifications,...

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