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The Grand Mufti stated that jizya should be imposed on non-Orthodox Christians living in Egypt. He confirmed that jizya is deeply rooted in Fiqh [Islamic jurisprudence]. We must differentiate, however, between Orthodox Christians; Egyptian citizens, and other Christian denominations, including...
This lecture forms the background to Lord Carey’s lecture in July in Cairo. Lord Carey explained his purpose of seeking to build bridges of understanding between Islam and Christianity. “Compassion and understanding are the only tools to handle hatred and violence.” For understanding also critical...
I received an unsigned letter about a Coptic grievance. The letter is written in English with an Arabic summary. The title of the letter is “The injustices suffered by the Christian minority in Egypt.” The letter also reminds the reader of the raids conducted by armed Islamic groups against the...
In a lecture given at the Journalists’ Syndicate, Dr. Youssef Al-Qaradawi explained that the prophet was tolerant in dealing with People of the Book [Jews and Christians], and that is why they are called “People of the Book.”
The prominent preacher Dr. Al-Ahmadi Abu Al-Nour, former Egyptian Minister of Awqaf [Religious Endowments] stressed that Muslims are the enemies of no one and that over the course of history Muslims have maintained a policy of co-existence and dialogue with ‘others’ [non-Muslims]. Abu Al-Nour said...
In a seminar organized by the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, Copts talked about their human rights grievances. Many prejudices against Copts have recently come to the surface as seen in the events at Al-Kosheh village in Upper Egypt a couple of years ago. The incident in Upper Egypt showed...
Dr. Al-Awa stated that Copts are no longer Ahl-Al-Dhimma [free non-Muslim subject living in a Muslim country, who in return for paying capital tax, receives protection and safety] Instead they are the original natives of Egypt. When Egypt was occupied by European countries, Copts and Muslims united...
A relentless war was waged by the vagabonds of [Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm’s] Ibn Khaldoun Center against the 2nd article of the Egyptian Constitution, which reads, "the Islamic sharī‘a is the main source of legislation", during a symposium at the center’s headquarters in al-Moqattam area.
Sayyid al-Qimnī writes about the way Arabs and Muslims deal with the issue of accepting the “Other” saying that we worry about our mental health and religion from the "other,” the unbeliever, but we are captives to backwardness and darkness and imagine unreal dangers that would harm us if we faced...
AUC students held a seminar discussing Christian worries and citizenship in Egypt. Both Sāmih Fawzī, a journalist, and Dr. Diyā’ Rashwān, Head of Political Systems Unit at the Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, participated in the seminar.

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