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In his column this week, Egyptian journalist Nāṣir Khalīfa criticizes the decision of annulling religious education from the Egyptian schools’ curricula.
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 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...
This article outlines the difficulties faced by two brothers raised as Christians, but with a Muslim father. The boys’ mother helps them with a lawsuit to keep their religion, but it seems they will be forced to convert to Islam.
 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...
Dr. al-Birrī is an Azhar scholar who believes that ‘Abd al-Nāsir’s regime was behind sectarianism in Egypt, and that the sectarian problems are a result of ignorance that dominate Muslims and Christians of Egypt.
Khalīl highlights a valuable piece of research presented at the second conference of “Egyptians against Discrimination” , entitled the name ‘Education and Citizenship’.
Al-Wafd interviews Jamāl As‘ad, a Christian thinker, asking about reasons and solutions for fitnah in Egypt. 
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...
The article shows the opinion of some Coptic thinkers on the Coptic campaign to abolish religious curricula from schools.

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