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Inclusive Citizenship is a dream of many people in our world today. The definition of inclusive citizenship, as I understand it, is the granting of full rights of citizenship to all people regardless of their religion, ethnicity, gender, color, socio-economic status etc. It signifies not just...
Introduction: Inclusive citizenship seeks to go beyond the intellectual debates of recent years on democratization and participation to explore a related set of issues around changing conceptions of citizenship. Peoples’ understandings of what it means to be a citizen go to the heart of various...
Dr. Rev. Andrea Zakī, President of the Evangelical Community and Head of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS), praised ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sisī’s declaration of making 2022 the year of Civil Society and launching a national strategy to promote human rights in Egypt.
The defrocked monk Yaʿqūb al-Maqārī continues to exploit his monastic name and clothes on the social media platform Facebook, despite his divestment from the Coptic Orthodox Church in 2018. The Church does not recognize the place he lives in as a monastery (Monastery of the Virgin Mary and Saint...
Why do we often talk about Copts and the 1952 Revolution? Was the revolution at that time against the Copts as a religious sect, as if we still lived in the Ottoman confessional system? Was the revolution against the interests of the feudal and capitalist class of the Copts alone?  Do we measure...
His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark mourned the Egyptian businessman, Unsī Sāwīris, who died today. 
Thousand days have passed since the disappearance of Muṣṭafā al-Najjār Egyptian politician, founder of the Justice Party, and a symbol of the January revolution 2011. The Egyptian authorities still did not investigate his case, denying his imprisonment and rejecting the disclosure of his...
Saudi Arabia’s latest decision to permit women to live independently without a male guardian opens the door for many Egyptian women to pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia by themselves.  However, experts confirmed to Akhbār al-Yawm that according to Egyptian law, women younger than 40 years are obliged to...
Recently, Egypt has made a swath of decisions that seek to advance its strategic interests and national security.  Last Monday, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī announced that Egypt would be providing $500 million to rebuild Gaza after the most recent violence with Israel.  Before that, while at...
Official spokesperson for the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Aḥmad Ḥāfiẓ stated that Egypt rejects any unilateral efforts by Ethiopia to resume filling the Renaissance Dam during flooding season this summer. 

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