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The Alexandria church attacker, in an interview with Al-Dustūr, asserts that he attacked only one of the three churches attacked on April 15, 2006. He also says that he is mentally ill which means that he hears voices in his head and had urges to hit someone in April. He asks the president to...
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.

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