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Preface by Cornelis Hulsman: In 1997 I started making press overviews on issues related to Muslim-Christian relations and founded the Religious News Service from the Arab World which later was renamed Arab-West Report. Between June 13, 1997 and July 11, 1998 I collected articles from al-Muslimoon...
Copts in Dayrūt of Asyut Governorate are terrified following repeated attacks by groups of thugs. 
Several Copts in al-Menya complained they were targets for armed robberies, which was confirmed by human rights advocacy groups.
Bishop Quzmān of North Sinai said President Muhammad Mursī, during his recent meetings with the evicted Coptic families that returned to their homes in Rafah, has pledged to protect Copts.
Egyptian business magnate Najīb Sawirus said Copts, who resemble the Red Indians of America, are suffering persecution and discrimination, adding the new government in Egypt has picked only one Christian minister out of 48 Muslim ministers. [Rihāb ‘Abd Illah, al-Yawm al-Sābi’, Nov. 16, p. 1] Read...
Dr. Muṣṭafa al-Fiqī, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, said that the Christians of the Arab countries have been subjected to unprecedented violations, killings, displacement and aggression against their churches, as a result of escalating waves of extremism and terrorism. He added that the...
Copts were angered due to the appearance of TV presenter Rashā Majdī on TV again on the occasion of covering the October 6 celebrations (the armed forces day). 
A number of Copts have sent a call for help to the Minister of Interior, General Muhammad Ibrāhim, and President al- Sīsī, in order to protect them from the continuous attacks on their houses by thugs.
Yāssir Farahāt, a Copt who lives in Qawsy District, Faiyum, has appealed for the help of the Minister of Interior and the National Security Apparatus.
Copts in Qawsiyah District, Assuit, have made an appeal to the Minister of Interior to save them from thugs who threaten and terrorize them.
The story of the Copts of Shāmiyah, Assuit, did not take place during the days of Muhammad Mursī, but after 30 June.
In 1911, the Copts organized the First Coptic Conference in Assiut, which some historians viewed as a true beginning to a resolve of sectarian tension.  In light of the recent and tragic sectarian terrorist attack in al-Minya, it is important to remember that another significant conference,...
Mina Majdī, Maspero Youth Union spokesman stated that the political agreement between the Salafis and presidential nominee al- Sīsī is causing Copts much concern to the extent that some are revising their position and may withdraw from voting for al- Sīsī. He stated that Mursī has cooperated with...
Watanī reports on the contempt of religion cases in Egypt. The report refers to the EIPR report on the contempt of religion which counted 48 cases of blasphemy, mostly  directed at Christians after the January 2011 Revolution. The penalties were imposed communally like forced displacement and...
Don’t talk with me about the Egyptian Family House or the National Council for Countering Extremism and Terrorism while the blood of innocent people is shed, their freedoms violated and their money, belongings and lives are stolen. Do not address orphans, widows and the bereaved with the "language...
In an open letter to the United Nations Office at Geneva, yesterday, various leaders of Middle Eastern Churches urged the United Nations to protect religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, to prevent atrocities and massacres, and to officially condemn the human rights violations committed by the...
A police officer in Dayrūt has arrested a gang made of 6 people who are believed to be involved in kidnapping a Copt.
The book of history will be filled with crimes and violations of the Brotherhood before, during and after their rule of Egypt, and will devote a full chapter to the issue of the displacement of 8 Coptic families from their homes in the village of Sharbat in Nahda district in the area of Amiriya, on...
Tears, pains, and burdens weigh heavily on the breasts, so that you will feel your hollow knees, between them eyes dizzy, afraid of the next after much that you have seen in the past. The fire and blood chased them from the far reaches to settle down in a house under construction in a popular...
Security forces made a security cordon around ‘Izbit Yaqūb in Samalūt, north of Minya governorate after clashes were renewed between the Muslims and Christians due to a circulating rumor that a Copt’s house was transformed to a church.

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