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Indeed, I do despise posters of laments and complaints, and all those who raise them in shame and humiliation. I hate to stand on the sidewalks of whining to view the suffering of weakness and submissiveness, requesting to lift the injustice done to individuals or groups for factional reasons or...
President Muhammad Mursī made a promise in his election campaigne to appoint Christian, woman and youth as vice-presidents. Well, he fullfilled his promise by appointing a Christian and a women, I am not sure about a youngman though! There is a joke circulating on social-networking websites, namely...
The author reflects on the situation of Copts after 1952 revolution.  The author compares the situation of Copts during 1919 revolution and after the 1952 revolution in Egypt. He refers to manifestations of the discrimination against Copts after 1952 such as building religious institutions, the...
 The author reflects on the situation of Copts after 1952 revolution.  
 The author reflects on the situation of Copts after the 1952 revolution.  
Midhat Bishāy believes that the Coptic Orthodox Church lacks the concept of decentralization. He explains that Pope Shenouda, the Coptic Orthodox Patriarch, has announced on several occasions that no one is authorized to decide, consult, or speak in the name of the church without first consulting...
Bishāy laments the significant nature of the intrusion of religion into the recent Egyptian parliamentary elections. This, according to the author, involved "slogans, mosques, churches, and extremist groups addressing people's sentiments." The news media played a major role in promoting this...
Bishāy is pleased not only with the appointment of Jamāl As‘ad to parliament, but especially with his statement that he does not represent the Copts politically, but instead will be "an MP for all Egyptians." He expresses support for As‘ad's assertion that Copts should not run in elections on the...
Some Coptic voices argue that citizenship and national unity have deteriorated since the 1952 Revolution. They state that Copts participated effectively in political life before the revolution and that they were elected by Muslims and reached leading positions. It is only after the revolution that...
Al-Musawwar magazine provides a recap of the ‘Umrāniyyah riots, in which two Coptic Christians were killed and over 150 arrested during clashes with police following the stoppage of an illegal church construction outside Cairo on November 24...  

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