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The article discusses the trials of a Muslim man, Mahm?d Salah, who was charged with attacking Copts in churches.
Y?suf Sidhum welcomes the new year and hopes to see a positive change in Egypt. He highlights the positive economic development, and recalls negative incidents from 2006
Four Christian and two Muslim suspects, who were arrested in sectarian-inspired incidents that occurred in Alexandria, are still being held by the State Security Department despite having been acquitted by the court.
Majdī Khalīl discusses the forced disappearance of Coptic girls. The phenomenon is not new, however it being announced more frequently. Khalīl discusses the reasons why Coptic families are more often daring to announce the disappearance of their girls, and the reasons behind the increase of the...
Michael ‘Ādil looks back on the main events of the year for the Coptic Orthodox Church.
A comment on an article by the Coptic intellectual Kamāl Ghubriyāl about schisms in the prospective movement Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination.
The 2006 international religious freedom report released by the U.S. State Department indicated that the Egyptian constitution provides for freedom of belief and the practice of religious rites, but the government places restrictions on them.
Eva Meinardus comments on her late husband Dr. Otto Meinardus’ opinions and visit to H.H. Pope Shenouda. Foreign groups show interest in AWR work on the status of human rights in Egypt.
This article traces the battle between Islam and Christianity via the satellites and the internet, led by an Islamic preacher, ‘Abdullāh Badr and a priest, Zakarya Butrus. Satellite channels and the internet have become a means through which sectarian sedition is spread in Egypt.
Some of those detained after the riots in Alexandria are still incarcerated, under the pretext of the emergency law, four months after the event.
The author discusses the prevalence of rumors in Egypt and how often the consequences of such rumors are more serious than their original cause. He notes the work of Drs. Hulsman in researching the factual events of claims of Christian persecution and Muslim outrage and in providing an electronic...
The author regrets the fact that the anticipated report from the fact-finding committee established after recent sectarian violence in Alexandria was not produced by the deadline of May 16 and now the current Parliamentary round has expired. He compares this to the report produced after sectarian...
The author cites some examples of news reports to do with Muslims and Christians in various places around the world and refers to a study that affirmed a "correlation" between schizophrenia – blamed by some officials for Muslim attacks on Christians – and a parasite called toxoplasma gondii...
The author writes about the issue of Mahmoud Salāh al-Dīn, who is accused of attacking three churches and going on a stabbing spree that claimed the life of one aging worshipper and the injury of others, and the replacement of a medical commission mandated to observe the alleged lunatic.
Ashley Makar discusses the paranoia surrounding the issue of conversion, the Alexandria incidents and the words of hatred spouted by both some Muslims and Christians, calling for dialogue and openness.
Councilor Samī Barīk, the district attorney for East Alexandria has decided to release, prematurely, the remainder of those accused of involvement in the Alexandria incident.
The dialogue between civilizations has long been experienced by German youth in a very concrete way through intensive and active cultural exchange holidays in Egypt.
Discrimination against other religious sects and strange fatwas and religious teachings are the main grounds for the Alexandria attacks and other incidents of sectarian sedition. The writer suggests certain actions be taken to diminish this stream of hostility and discrimination that is taking over...
The author explains that Egyptian Christians are being unfairly linked to the ‘global Christian conspiracy’ against Islam and Muslims reflected in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
A review of the media coverage following the Alexandria church stabbings concludes that both Muslims and Christians condemned the attacks and spoke of the need for change in the citizenship rights of Christians.

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