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Muslims and Copts in Sūl village of 'Ātfīh, Helwan governorate, southern Cairo, held a national conciliatory meeting to support citizenship.
This article outlines Sidhom’s concerns regarding the 2010 report by the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) in relation to sectarian incidents in the past two years. He criticizes the report for not giving enough viable ways in which to alleviate the current situation of sectarian...
Youssef Sidhom continues to review the “Sectarian violence throughout two years”, recently issued by the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR). On the whole the EIPR concludes that the state has no clear means to control these incidents, for the government denies that sectarian violence is...
This article outlines the study published by the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights in which they consider the topic of freedoms, most specifically religious freedom. They find that there has been an overall deterioration of social stability in many of the Egyptian governorates. Revenge...
This article deals with the aftermath of the sectarian incident which took place in Marsa Matrouh on March 12, 2010. There was a reconciliation pact made, which means that the Copts who had lost property were remunerated for their losses. However, this also means that anyone, either Muslim or...
Al-Dustūr reports on the reactions of Christian activists after releasing six detainees arrested during the Naj‘ Hammādī incident.
Jeff Jacoby sets the persecution of the Copts in Egypt in a context of wider persecution against Christians all over the world, including in Iraq, China, Somalia and others.
Al-Wafd interviews Dr. Georgette Qillinī asking about reasons and solutions for fitnah in Egypt. 
This article deals with the palace of Heshmat Pasha, owned by the Abadir family, in Minya. The family decided to donate the land to the Church to be a new parish, but the Muslim Brotherhood attacked and held the palace until negotiations finally ended, granting the palace and the grounds as a...
Following the tragic incidents of Naj‘ Hammādī, an angry Youssef Sidhom asks “Where is President Mubarak?” Focussing on the report to the president by the NCHR, Sidhom asks the regime to intervene to protect Copts from future attacks and to apply the law without discrimination so that justice is...

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