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Bayt al-A’ilah led the settlement of the Badrmān tensions by holding the first reconciliation session between Copts and Muslims in the village. The Church on the other hand has rejected the customary reconciliation sessions that prevent the application of the rule of law (Māhir ‘Abd al-Sabbūr, al-...
An ad hoc committee set up to defuse the Dahshūr crisis, where Mu’āz Muhammad Hasab Allāh was killed in clashes between Muslims and Christians, rejected a protest staged outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday (Aug. 14) to condemn the forced displacement of Copts from their homes in the impoverished...
Today’s overview includes yet another quarrel between two Muslim and Christian families only nearly a week after the Dahshūr crisis first stirred by a burnt shirt was settled. However, this quarrel in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Sohag has some similarity to the Dahshūr problem; a trivial...
Al- Sīsī’s statements in which he said he is “a Muslim who loves his religion” has angered the secularist movements and Coptic activists who stated that he should not have made such a  statement.
Upon the occurrence of any clash or tension between Muslims and Christians in our country, some Muslim hardliners voice the jaundiced view that the Holy Quran does not recognize any religion other than Islam. Such persons support their opinion by invoking the two Quranic verses «The true religion...
In collaboration with the Anglican Diocese of Egypt, the Swedish Institute Alexandria held a round table discussion on “Reforming the religious discourse and its role in improving dialogue, tolerance and coexistence” with a view to tackling the importance of reforming the religious discourse and...
Several MPs called for the discussion of the draft law to establish an independent anti-discrimination commission in the fourth session of parliament that is due to start in October this year.
Dr. Ḥāfiz Abu Siʿdah, president of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), member of the National Council for Human Rights, reviewed the Council's efforts to promote the concept of citizenry in Egypt and its role in supporting international organizations in their war on terrorism. He...
Dr. Yāssir Burhāmī, Deputy Leader of al-Da’wah al-Salafīa, issued a fatwá (religious verdict) saying that non-Muslims are not allowed to hold the function of president, nor any other sovereign functions, because it is not permissible for an infidel to rule over a Muslim according to the sharī’ah (...
Anger rose in the Muslim circles as well as Muslim organizations in Denmark after the decision of the Danish government to ban slaughtering animals in the Islamic manner was publicized. A number of activists have started a counter campaign that included Muslims and Jewish denominations (Mahmūd Zakī...

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