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AWR reader Henk Glimmerveen asked us on October 2019 to view the documentary titled “The Valley of Salt,” broadcasted on October 18 by the Evangelische Omroep (EO, Evangelical Broadcasting Company). The parents of the filmmaker, Christophe Magdy Saber [Christophe Majdī Ṣābir], both Coptic...
According to the rules of international law, the State is defined as having population, a territory and a sovereign government. Three powers oversee legislation, the enforcement of the law and its subsequent implementation. One of the most important criteria for distinguishing between the different...
Which images and stories are to be trusted? Copts and Muslims being united in Tahrīr Square in January and February 2011? Coptic Orthodox Priest Father Yu’annis and Salafī Shaykh Hamdī cooperating in the Upper Egyptian village of Qufādah or those of October 9, 2011, with raging armored vehicles,...
Bishop Stephanus of Bibā said Copts in Egypt have been going through their toughest time in many centuries, adding the Coptic Orthodox Church needs help.
This article by Watani details the rally by the National Committee for Confronting Sectarian Violence against Egyptian Media for its portrayal of sectarian incidents which cause much harm to Copts. The rally was held in front of the Television and Radio Union building in Cairo, Egypt. Watani...
Robeir al-Faris comments on two issues featuring Copts that have appeared in the Egyptian press recently. The first is related to a campaign to boycott Coptic companies while the second concerns a lawyer’s attempt to have the finance minister removed from office after he found a cross sign on the...
The article comments on the key discussions that took place at the Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination conference that was held in Cairo in April. The conference looked at the various types of discrimination that exist in Egypt, ranging from discrimination in the workplace to the lack of a...
Tarek Heggy presents a unique perspective on many problems that Copts claim to suffer from in Egyptian society, providing examples of action that he would take were he in the same position.
The article presents three important questions that deal with the sensitive relationship between Christians and Muslims in Egypt.
Fahmy Huweidy discusses responses he received to an article he wrote previously. He finds the Coptic associations in North America extreme, but many Copts in Egypt defend their behaviour.Huweidy was asked to write this time about the situation of the Copts in Egypt. Is there persecution or not?...

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