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Christianity entered Egypt with Mark the Evangelist during the time of the reign of Nero in the first century. The Christians in Egypt at that time used the Coptic language and the Coptic Church still uses Coptic in prayers today. In his book "A Short Account of the Copts", the American...
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.
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,...
A well-informed Coptic source said the representation of Copts in the new government being formed will not be changed, adding there are only two Coptic ministers in the new cabinet lineup, Munīr Fakhrī 'Abd al-Nūr, the minister of tourism, and Nādyāh Zakhārī, the minister of scientific research....
On June 10, George Is'hāq, one of the co-founder of the major oppositional movement Kefāya (Enough is Enough) during the Mūbārak regime, and member of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), wrote an article in Al-Shurūq Newspaper, strongly condemning the ongoing discrimination practiced...
Last week, there was a fierce competition for the post of mayor of London, between an English Conservative candidate and another English candidate of Indian Muslim descent from the part that became Pakistan today. He enjoys a large popularity, and was elected by a wide margin in the votes against...
The Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs, Nabīlah Makram, concluded her visit to Los Angeles, and met with members of the Egyptian community.
Indeed, I do despise posters of laments and complaints, and all those who raise them in shame and humiliation. I hate to stand on the sidewalks of whining to view the suffering of weakness and submissiveness, requesting to lift the injustice done to individuals or groups for factional reasons or...
Background: The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) was founded in 1985 and has its headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. It is a non-profit NGO and fights for the defence of human rights in Egypt. It investigates, monitors, and reports on human rights violations and defends people's rights...
Ambassador Nabīlah Makram, Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs, dismissed the reports about the status of Copts in Egypt as “incorrect”. Makram said that some parties raise these issues for personal interests.

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