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Human rights activist and member of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, Mīnā Thābit, uncovered that the Egyptian national security apparatus demanded a church to remove a marble plaque, commemorating the lives of those lost in front of the Maspero Television building in 2011.  The...
The Ismā’īliya Cinema Club presents short movies as part of preparations for the 20th edition of the its International Film Festival for short and documentary films.
Three citizens have been injured including two Copts in two sectarian fights between Copts and Muslims in al-Minyā and Abū Qurqās.  Malak Mikhael, a bread seller, arrived at the Minya security department with several wounds and stated that a Muslim person (name appeared in initials only) has...
The participants lined up forming a human chain carrying photos of the martyr, showing the words “happy birthday Mīnā”, “God will you are in heaven” and “Muslims and Copts are one hand = Egypt”.   The participants requested a re-investigation for the martyr’s incident, who lost his life in Maspero...
Before the service, hundreds of Christians were protesting in the street, chanting slogans against the Muslim Brotherhood. It seems as though unknown assailants attacked the protestors, firing birdshot and throwing Molotov cocktails at the mourners and the cathedral grounds. Some protestors...
One of the distinguishing sub-themes of the Egyptian revolution which began on January 25, 2011, has been the proliferation of Coptic movements.
I participated this week in a meeting to which I was invited by friend novelist Dr. 'Azzah Kāmil, Director of Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development Organization [ACT]. The meeting’s title was “Towards Effective Strategies for Combating Violence and Trafficking of Women and Girls”. Dr...
The verdict passed by al-Minya Criminal Court on May 21 convicting 12 Copts and sentencing them to life imprisonment while acquitting eight accused Muslims in the same case, known as the Abū Qurqās sedition case, has caused widespread anger among the Copts. Arab-West Report asked intern Cassie...
Right after the January 25, 2011 revolution, several phenomena and attitudes that require in-depth studying floated onto the Egyptian political playground. As far the Egyptian general Christian affair, Christian protest movements have become a significant indicative example.  
Which images and stories are to be trusted? Copts and Muslims being united in Tahrīr Square in January and February 2011? Coptic Orthodox Priest Father Yu’annis and Salafī Shaykh Hamdī cooperating in the Upper Egyptian village of Qufādah or those of October 9, 2011, with raging armored vehicles,...

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