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The criminal court in Sohag will hand down tomorrow its sentence in this case of the religious sedition which took place in Al-Kosheh village in 2001.
The three authors criticize reporting in the Layman, an American Presbyterian publication, claiming Christians in Egypt are persecuted. They believe the author of this article was ill-informed and provided readers with wrong information. The Layman got the opportunity to respond to their criticism...
The author claims of giving a firsthand look at “the persecuted church in Egypt.” He approaches some of Egypt´s evangelical Christians who claim that they are under siege by militant Muslims.
Different reports on whether or not Christians in Islamic countries are persecuted: 30.1 Hermann Schalück OFM Persecuted Christians? Introduction 30.2 Johannes Müller SJ Religious Freedom - Aspirations and Reality Reflections on the Complex Relationship between Christians and Muslims 30.3 Theodor...
[Bait Alam is a village in the Sohag governorate, in Upper Egypt. As a result of vendettas between two big families there, 22 men belonging to one family have been killed by members of the other family.]
Al-Midan was the only Egyptian publication giving attention to the petition of the US Copts Association about al-Kosheh. It is customary for the US Copts Association to prepare petitions, demonstrations or other activities prior to a visit of president Mubarak to the US.Muslim-Christian-Jewish...
Pope Shenouda spoke about the importance of accepting the other. He said that Zionist Christianity was confined to some Protestant denominations. He criticized the idea of God’s chosen people and said that the activities of emigrant Copts were reactions to and not actions against what happens in...
Pope Shenouda said that emigrant Copts could be a lobby that works in favor of Egypt. He was asked about a book containing the religious values common to Islam and Christianity, which will be co-written by him and the Grand Imam.
Today, Sohag Criminal Court will continue its examination of Al-Kosheh case. It will also continue questioning the prosecution witnesses. The defense asked for 2001 LE in temporary compensation and the Prosecution asked the defendants to be given the most severe penalties.
Sohag Criminal Court postponed the hearing of Al-Kosheh case to the session of April 6 to examine the testimonies of one of the witnesses for the prosecution.
Sohag Criminal Court continued the trial of 96 Muslim and Christian individuals accused in Al-Kosheh riots, which resulted in the death of 20 Christians. All the witnesses for the prosecution stressed the good relationships between Muslims and Christians in Al-Kosheh.
Political analyst, researcher, author and executive editor of the Egyptian weekly Watanī International Majdī Khalīl, known for his books on citizenship rights, civil society and the position of minorities in the Middle East, speaks out many on Coptic grievances to al-Dustour.
Relatives of those killed in al-Kushh incidents expressed their content that a church is being built in the name of their loved ones.
A critique of the controversial work of researcher Yustina Saleh on the 2nd article of the Egyptian constitution, which states that sharī‘a is the main source of law.
The sectarian tensions in Alexandria are linked by the author to the electoral campaign between Copts and Muslims in Alexandria.
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 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. William Wissa is an Egyptian media-man and journalist living in Paris. He heard about the first and second incidents in Al-Kosheh. He felt bewildered due to the contradictions between the international and the local Egyptian media coverage of the Al-Kosheh incidents. He traveled to Al-Kosheh...
The year report of 2001 including an overview of the special reports written for the RNSAW. The year 2001 was marked by a strong increase in the number of special reports, providing readers with information that is not available elsewhere.
Agence France -Pressse opened with the police preventing unrest in Taha al-‘Ameda after the priest and two members of the church had been killed “when the car in which they were being driven away for questioning crashed.” AFP also reports that “the police officer who was driving the car jumped out...

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