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Three Muslim scholars issued a strange fatwa that was published in Al-Haqiqa [the Truth] newspaper. The three scholars object to the appointment of Dr. Youssef Boutros Ghali as Minister of Finance because, according to them, a non-Muslim must not preside over the Bayt Al-Mal [public treasury] of...
The visit of the American Commission on Religious Freedom to Egypt is this time done under the pretext of investigating the conditions of Baha’is, Jehovah Witnesses and the banned group of the Muslim Brotherhood. The American Commission claims that these groups are persecuted. Remarkably strange,...
American sources revealed that the Commission on Religious Freedom visiting Egypt currently, received a complaint from an Egyptian group calling itself “Egyptian Qur’aniyeen." This group demands that the Prophetic Hadiths be abolished and no longer taught in schools. A member of the committee, who...
Coptic sources expected Pope Shenouda would change his stance and agree to meet with members of the committee. Dr. Mustafa Al-Fiqi, head of the Foreign Affairs Committee at the People’s Assembly, stated that the [American] committee would not discuss issues related to Egyptian domestic affairs. Al-...
Dr. Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi, the Grand Imam of the Azhar, stressed that Egyptians, Muslims and Christian, are associated in a relationship of partnership in businesses and governmental organizations. Dr. Tantawi made this statement during his reception of the American Commission on Religious...
In the three reports issued by the Commission on Religious Freedom about Egypt from 2000 to 2002, Egypt was placed in the third category. These reports noted an improvement in the [Egyptian government’s] respect for religious freedoms. These reports were basically focused on Copts. Reports...
It seems that the US Commission on International Religious Freedom must have issued its report on religious discrimination between Muslims and Copts in Egypt months before its visit. The report claims that the Egyptian mass media is too lazy and not qualified enough to cover the religious...
Lord Cromer, the British High Commissioner during the British occupation of Egypt. wanted to deal with Egyptians as different ethnic and religious groups and not as a united national community. Cromer left Egypt and Egypt was librated from occupation but others did not learn the lesson and...
Last Friday night, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom arrived in Cairo in a secretive atmosphere. The Commission delivered a brief statement concerning the objectives of the visit, which takes place between July 16 and July 23. The Commission is paving the way for the...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights organized, last Thursday, a press conference in which it announced the release of a report titled “Freedom of belief and Shiites’ issues in Egypt.” This report describes the crackdowns on Shiites in Egypt from December 2003 till March 2004.The report...

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