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In his column this week journalist and writer Hānī Labīb reports that he recently viewed a post sent by Eng. Ṭāriq al-Malṭ in which he criticized that while the State is celebrating its complete financial and administrative takeover of the Muslim Brotherhood’s schools that are originally controlled...
  In 1889 [translators note: this date is most likely a typing mistake, correct date unknown] in one of Damascus’ streets, I picked up a photograph of a blind Muslim named Muḥammad carrying on his back this disabled Christian dwarf named Samīr.
Fathī Sa'd Jum'ah, Secretary-General of the Free Social Constitutional Party in al-Menya, lodged a complaint accusing Nādī 'Ātif Shākir, a political activist and an executive director of the Center of Justice and Development for Human Rights, in the Upper Egyptian governorate of releasing...
 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 highlights a valuable piece of research presented at the second conference of “Egyptians against Discrimination” , entitled the name ‘Education and Citizenship’.
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 idea of enlightenment has the power to change a society and apply the dream of a civil society. In Egyptian society this would mean getting rid of both the Coptic and Islamic salafī way of thinking, which imposes fanaticism and rejects change, as well as getting rid of the religious state.
Even though the Supreme Administrative Court issued a final ruling last March giving Bahā’īs the right to have ID cards and birth certificates with an empty religion field there are still examples of discrimination taking place.
Rev. Safwat al-Bayyādī presents his views on peacemaking through education, training, and personal involvement. He also discusses the value of religious initiatives to promote peace. Article full text: On November 18, 2009 I had a chance to interview Rev. Safwat al-Bayyādī, President of the...
A new stage of inflaming the sectarian climate because of the educational curricula of the Egyptian Ministry of Education.

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