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The Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) started a Learning Center because it discovered that many African children in Cairo have big learning gaps. They had, thus far, no place to go to. For Egyptians, there is compulsory education. Syrian refugees are able to make use of the Egyptian school...
On the canal shore, in the city of Ismā`iliyya, to which he moved to escape the capital Cairo and its noise, al-Yawm al-Sabī` interviewed Dr. Khālid Muntaṣṣir, a physician, intellectual and media person. But most importantly, he is a man capable of stirring up controversy in the Egyptian street on...
This biography focuses on the Islamic viewpoints of Āḥmad al-Ṭayyib; how he argues from an Islamic perspective and does not attempt to see the world through the eyes of non-Muslims. He strives to represent Islam in the best possible light, talking about it in a very positive way and accordingly...
Keeping Christians away from leading positions in the Egyptian universities would be the first nail to be driven in the coffin of the civil state concept in Egypt, the beginning of the end for Christians in universities and the Islamization of government institutions. The coming days might reveal...
Egyptians against Discrimination, an advocacy group that fights discrimination among Egyptian citizens on any basis, has issued a statement that expresses solidarity with the Coptic student Bishūy Zāri' 'Abd al-Hanūn. Bishūy is a student at South Valley University, whose Dean and Deputy Dean...
This article looks at a new grassroots movement among the Coptic Diaspora which was established in Washington this past weekend. Almost 100 Coptic Christian community organizers from around the globe gathered to discuss religious freedom in the Middle East and future lobbying efforts for the rights...
This article outlines a number of different discriminatory statements and issues brought up against Copts in Egypt. Firstly are the statements made by Mohamed Abbas who recently said that Copts are coddled by the Egyptian government and are treated better than Muslims when both are in prison. He...
 Youssef Sidhom discuses an example of religious discrimination through the prism of student and staff numbers at Assiut University, where even though 28 percent of the student population is Christian, only 0.75 percent of the teaching staff is Christian. This, according to Sidhom, stems from a...
Khalīl continues highlighting a piece of research entitled “Education and Citizenship” which was presented at the second Conference for Egyptians Against Discrimination.
This article discusses the educational system in Egypt and the general bias towards Muslim beliefs and customs, rather than secular classrooms. The author asks the Minister of Education, Ahmed Zaky Badr, to be more aware of the discrimination which is so rampant in Egyptian schools. The author also...

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