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Muslims and Christians in Alexandria called for calm after two days of clashes.
Claims that the police are continuing to hold those detained during the Alexandria riots, despite their having been proven innocent. A case is presented of a young Christian man who cares for his blind siblings who has been imprisoned without any legal right.
The author criticizes the way the state is dealing with Coptic problems, which only led to deteriorating relationships between Muslims and Christians in Egypt, and calls for quick political and constitutional reforms as the only way out of this serious dilemma.
The author reviews the discussions that have taken place within a recent conference held in Cairo on Muslim-Christian dialogue that dealt with means to promote citizenship and enhance mutual respect between followers of each religious faith.
An argument that Copts try to gain more ground through internationalizing their issues.
A book review of Jamāl al-Bannā’s book, My Coptic Brethren.
The author believes that Egyptians of Alexandria, whether they are Muslims or Christians, will remain united, adding that violent sectarian actions that happen from time to time will not change the core of Egyptians’ beliefs.
The article reports on contacts between ‘Adlī Abādīr, an extremist expatriate Copt and Mahir Khilla, a Coptic activist living in Egypt, who turned down Abādīr’s invitation to a conference held in Zurich to discuss Coptic problems, as a result of which, Abādīr accused Khilla of treachery.
Yousuf Sidhom returns to an issue he feels has been neglected, given the dramatic incidents in Egypt in the last six months, that is the problem with religious identity and ID and voting cards.
Coptic activist Majdī Khalīl claims discrimination against Copts in Egypt and cites a number of incidents where Copts are openly discriminated against and treated unfairly by authorities.


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