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Incidents of ongoing sectarian violence are recurring regarding allegations of unauthorized praying. This is one of the question marks facing Egyptian society and the Governorate of Minyā in particular. No conclusion has been reached pertaining to the reasons for the outbreak of violence in “the...
On the sidelines of a seminar organized by the Egyptian Free Party’s training and education secretariat, Coptic journalist Nādir Shukrī denounced customary reconciliation sessions usually held to solve Muslim-Christian clashes, such as the most recent one in the city of Abu Qurqāṣ where Muslim...
In an interview with Mīnā Thābit, Director of the Minorities and Vulnerable Groups Program at the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF), he said that Christians in Egypt suffer from personal status issues, especially divorce and the permit for a second marriage, in addition to the...
Dr. Khālid Muntaṣir, Egyptian physician and columnist, dedicates his article this week to Dr. Muḥammad Abū al-Ghār, who has been honored by the British Royal Society for his work in the field of gynecology and woman health: Every day he taught us a new lesson. he is a professor in every sense of...
The author, Ḥamdī Rizq, states that the recent population census did not meet the expectations of Copts and a range of observers who wanted to know the official number of Copts in Egypt. Although the national Coptic Orthodox Church does not announce or ask for numbers to avoid provoking sectarian...
Egyptian poetess and novelist Fātimah Nāʾūt criticized Egyptian actress Ḥanān Turk for her remarks in which she described Copts in Egypt as dhimmīs, saying that the term ‘dhimmī’ can no longer be used to describe non-Muslims under civil laws applied in modern Egypt.
In response to what has been recently circulated that an Egyptian court prevented a Christian citizen ‎from giving testimony, SaʿīdʿAbd al-Masīḥ ʿAbd Allāh, a lawyer, said that in 2016, he was able to testify before the ‎Family Court and the judge accepted his testimony.‎
“The Eastern Christians, Two Thousand Years of History” Exhibition, hosted by the Arab World Institute in Paris, has received great attention in the French, Arab and other media networks, especially because French President Emmanuel Macron attended the opening of the exhibition.
On November 19, Christians of al-Fashn in the governorate of Banī Swayf will gather for the 40th day anniversary of Father Samʿān Shiḥāta’s death. This is a custom widely observed by Muslims and Christians alike, probably dating back to pharaonic days. In light of this occasion, please find...
The Committee of Suggestions and Complaints included the Foreign Names Prevention Bill on its agenda to amend two articles of the law.
  Al-Sādāt is the primary person responsible for planting and sponsoring the roots of discrimination in Egypt, but Mubārak is responsible for preserving al-Sādāt’s formula for maintaining religious and sectarian tensions in the country and manipulating them politically.
  There is sort of an agreement between Egyptian authors and thinkers that what occurs in Egypt with respect to Copts can not be described as persecution. There is a degree of disagreement after that regarding the accurate description of the current reality. There are those that see discrimination...
The Coptic immigrant, Majdī Khalīl [Magdy Khalil], continues to incite against Egypt. He is very active in organizing conferences, seminars and workshops aiming to attack his compatriots, arguing that there is systematic persecution of the Copts.
  "I thank the nation’s shield, the Armed Forces, for their heroic role in the restoration of the churches damaged by the Muslim Brotherhood," said Pastor ‘Andrīh Zakī, head of the Evangelical community in Egypt.
Hānī ʿAbd al-Raḥmān, the official documentarian of New Suez Canal, announced that he will begin to document the information related to the housing of Coptic families moving from al-ʿArīsh to al-Ismāʿīlīya after being targeted by terrorists.
A recent survey on public opinion in Egypt revealed a general trend towards a religious submission rather than national loyalty. 50 percent of the Egyptian youth surveyed identified themselves as Muslim or Christian. It is true that the survey did not reveal the percentage of followers of both...
On June 10, George Is'hāq, one of the co-founder of the major oppositional movement Kefāya (Enough is Enough) during the Mūbārak regime, and member of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), wrote an article in Al-Shurūq Newspaper, strongly condemning the ongoing discrimination practiced...
"I don't like the word 'implementation'. It sounds like as if we're going to bring back to Egypt the Islam it had lost. Egyptians – Muslims and Christians alike – have religiosity in nature, but there is some imbalance we have to mend," said Abū al-Futūh in statements during a symposium with al-...
The president of the American Coptic Organization, `Ādel `Ajīb, issued a statement denouncing the accusation addressed against the Coptic priest, Father Makārī Yūnān, for 'contempt of religion', “It is inconceivable to charge a clergy man with 'contempt of religion' while commemorating the victims...
Head of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), Najīb Jūbra'īl, filed claim against Eng. `Abd al-Mūn`em al-Shahhāt head of the Salafi Da`wa for insulting Christianity and contempt of its creed.

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