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Christians in Syria make up approximately 12% of the population. The article gives an overview of their presence.
The author bases his article on a research carried out by Dr. Sabela of the University of Bethlehem about the ongoing decline of the Christian presence among Palestinians. Dr. Sabela found large numbers still want to emigrate.
This is a second (short) review of the Report on the Religious Situation in Egypt.
[and Al-Ahrar, August 10, 1998] Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies issues its second ’Report on the Religious Situation in Egypt’.
The Coptic lawyer Morris Sadeq is suing a Coptic researcher who described Sadeq’s actions as violence against the state.
In a meeting with the American ambassador to Egypt, Dr. Nasr Farid Wassel, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, said that there is no religious persecution of Christians by Muslims.
Since the beginning of 70s, there has been a rise in political Islam and the call for the establishment of a religious state. It was met with nervous reactions from the Copts. It should make us think about the future of national unity.
The nationalist-Islamist mind starts with denying the existence of a problem in the first place. It then compares the problem to larger problems in order to make it seem less. Adel Hussein, the secretary general of the Labor Party, used all these methods in his debate with Saad Al-Din Ibrahim,...
The writer believes that although Copts are a minority, they are not necessarily persecuted.
Hulsman argues that there are social problems in Egypt but not persecution and that if the proposals for a law promoting religious freedom worldwide becomes law they could lead to polarization between Muslims and Christians in Egyptian society. He gives examples of stories which have been...

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