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Ambassador ʿAlāʾ Yūsuf, Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, responded Wednesday to the allegations made by the Ministers of foreign Affairs of Iceland and Canada in their statements during the 37th high-level session of the Human Rights Council.
 A hearing was held in the U.S. Congress about state of rights of minorities in Morsi’s (Mursī) era. The session was entitled, “Violation of Human Rights in Egypt”.
Egyptian Christians held a conference in the United States of America to defend their rights as minority. The meeting conferred using the same pretext and means former colonialist powers used throughout history to invade Egypt and to interfere in its domestic affairs: sectarianism. Sectarianism is...
According to the latest figures, the number of Egyptian Nubians is 2-4 million, forming thus the largest minority group. Another group is that of the Amazigh (Berbers): the indigenous North Africans in Egypt. 'Minorities' is a term referring to categories of people differentiated from the social...
In an interview given to Al-Barlamāni newspaper, `Ali Ayman Abu Al-`Ella, member of the Health Committee at the House of Representatives, commented on the statement disclosed by The Coptic Solidarity (CS) Organization's 7th Conference held in Washington, under the title The Future of Egypt’s...
Background: The interview with Mukhtār Nūh, a lawyer and a leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood, revolves around questions related to religious freedom in Egypt including possible application of Islamic Sharīʿa, the rights of Christian minorities, and the possible response to conversion from...
Jamāl al-Bannā was born in 1920 in al-Mahmūdiyyah in al-Bihīrah governorate, Egypt. His elder brother was al-Imām Hasan al-Bannā, the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood. Despite being the brother of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, al-Bannā pursued quite different interests. al-Bannā...
During a press conference, President Sīsī refused to characterize Copts as a minority saying, “Egypt doesn’t have Christian minorities.” He went on to claim that the expression “minorities” is not used in Egypt because Christians are Egyptians who enjoy the same rights and the same duties as other...
John R. Bradley, a British author and journalist best known for his 2008 book Inside Egypt: the Land of the Pharaohs on the Brink of a Revolution, identifies the Egyptian revolution of 1952 as “a failed revolution” that ended Egypt’s belle époque of the 1930s and 1940s’ cultural heyday. The author...
On Wednesday, May 11, 2011 [Coptic tycoon Najīb] Sawiris asked the Azhar Grand Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayīb in the name of Egyptian Copts to protect the country’s Coptic minority. He further called for the establishment of a civil committee, handling issues of inter-religious conversions and for a law...

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