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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...
Dr. Najīb Jibrā’īl demanded from the Interior Ministry the speedy arrest of the gangs behind the Islamization of young girls, after the emergence of more than one video confirming the existence of such extremist activity.
Copt Rāniyyā ʿAbd al-Masīḥ met with her family for the first time yesterday, after disappearing three months ago.  In pictures from that meeting, Rāniyyā is wearing a cross around her neck in response to the lies being circulated about her leaving the Christian faith. 
This paper begins by reviewing Egypt’s post-2011 transition prior to 2013, which includes briefs on the 2011-2012 parliamentary elections, the 2012 presidential elections, and unrest and sectarian violence during the period between Ḥusnī Mubārak’s overthrow and the summer of 2013.
Head of the Egyptian Union Organization for Human Rights, Naguib Gabraeel, requested the Attorney General prohibit the publishing of stories related to Kamilia Shehata, as they only serve to heighten sectarian tension between Muslims and Christians, which will put national unity at stake. He also...
This article first appeared in Pokrof in 2011 under the title Strakke Koptische Huwelijkswetgeving leidt tot spanningen; binnenkerkelijk, politiek en interreligieus.  AWR reader Dr. Rachel Scott, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies in the Department of Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech...
A New Zealand force entered in Syria, to carry out a search for the "New Zealand nurse" Louisa Akavi, whom the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced to be among its three kidnapped officers in Syria in 2013.
‘Izbit al-Najārīn, an area belonging to the Masārrah village of Dayrūt, and home to 3,000 Copts, has been under threat from a gang led by a man named Jabrūt K ("J.K."). The gang has been threatening to kidnap villagers’ children if they do not pay ransom money. The situation began at the beginning...
Copts in Dayrūt of Asyut Governorate are terrified following repeated attacks by groups of thugs. 
Abrām Lewis, the founder of the Association of Victims of Abductions and Enforced Disappearances (AVAED), said AVAED will meet within the next few days with Dr. Tayīb and senior clerics of the Azhar to discuss the association’s demands to re-apply the guidance and advice sessions for Christian...

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