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The three major churches of Egypt condemned the statement of Khayrat Al-Shātir, MB’s Deputy Supreme Guide, and described it as an attempt to ignite inter-communal conflicts in Egypt. 
The dossier of Coptic emigration has popped its head with each political crisis they suffer. The first wave of emigration to the United States, Europe and Australia had taken place after they were harmed by the decisions of nationalization and seizure of their property and lands by virtue of the...
Abū al-‘Ilā Mādī, leader of al-Wasat (Centrist) Party and deputy chairman of the constituent assembly, said the panel members have been doing their best to dissuade the church from withdrawing.
Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
Egyptian [Christian] professor of History and dean of the Faculty of Art of the Helwan University, Zebeida Attalla [Zubaydā ʿAṭāllah] presented her book Qubtī fī al-ʿAṣr al-Islāmī (‘A Copt In the Islamic Era’), stressing that she used both Muslim and Coptic references to support the historical...
Some experts said other countries like Canada, Australia and the United States would walk in the footsteps of the Netherlands in order to help Copts to pack up and leave through facilities offered in the embassies of those countries in Egypt.
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...
Shaykh Muhammad Hasān, an Islamic preacher, sees no problem in teaching the Bible in schools, saying that Christian children should not be confused with their faiths or their identities. 
Hard-line preacher Wajdī Ghunaym accused liberals and seculars of being “infidels” and called for the enforcement of the riddah (punishment for apostasy in Islam) code on them.
North Sinai Governor Major General ‘Abd al-Fattāh Harhūr, after a tense meeting with the Copts in the border governorate, refused to allow them to leave the city under the pretext that there should be no succumbing to the terrorists.

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