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Background: This interview is with Raʾfat Saʾīd, a merchant, who was in a way or another was forced to leave his city due to constant terrorist threats by Al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah to pay them money. He explains the incidents and the role of the police in fighting the escalating terrorism in the city...
An interview with Michael Munīr, member of the Republican Party in the U.S. and controversial Coptic activist who is visiting Egypt.
The report of the committee headed by Dr. Jamāl al-‘Utayfī on the al-Khankah sectarian events in 1972 is excellent. Many of its recommendations, have however, not been followed up thoroughly with the consequence that many of the factors that played a role in the tensions in 1972 still play a role...
When terrorist attacks erupted in 1996 in Minya, the chief of security told the priest of the church of Archangel Mikhail in Assiut, that for security reasons it was necessary to build a higher wall around the church and replace its old wooden doors with new ones. Other parts of the church were...
A suspicious pamphlet from an unknown source asked for direct American intervention in Egypt’s affairs and for the American Marine forces to be stationed in Egypt to defend [American] foreign affairs here. It considered Copts as American subjects not as Egyptian citizens. It mentioned that churches...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman had been invited to give a lecture on his work for the RNSAW at a conference on "Media and Interreligious Dialogue" in Vienna, Austria on November 8 and 9. The conference had been organized by the International Press Institute in Vienna, the Department of Communication Science...
This is a statement about the recent events of Al-Kosheh. Hundreds of cultured people in Egypt signed it. These people care about the country’s concerns.
The reader Nada Samah Shafan explains her being deceived by the way Mustafa Bakri reported the events of Kosheh. She asks him to have the courage to meet Priest Wissa and listen to him and she criticizes him for accusing Priest Wissa of treachery. Shafan explained that it was normal for Bishop...
The attitude of Al-Gamaat Al-Islamiyya towards the case of Al-Kosheh is a pointer for many things in the Egyptian reality. The most important of these is the agreement of all powers on the political map of Egypt on gathering [Egyptians] together and enhancing the spirit of unity, and that the real...
We discussed with Bishop Bissenti the possibility of the presence of foreign fingers in the matter, about the American law of religious persecution - whether it had tempted the Copts to start problems from inside Egypt, and about the suggestion of a delegation from [the US] Congress visiting Egypt...

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