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In this article, Rihāb al-Shāzlī publishes the comments of a number of political and civil society activists on their dialogue with the US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during her last visit to Egypt. Their statements focused on government corruption and reform in Egypt, as well as political...
Adler addresses the election victory of Hamās, and also the prevalence of Islamic movements across the Middle East. He notes that their prime goals are political, rather than religious, and that they have had a major impact on the status quo of Middle Eastern geopolitics.
The author said that expatriate Coptic activist ‘Adlī Abādīr has announced the launch of a satellite channel to criticize the unfair status of Copts in Egypt and Pope Shenouda’s support for Mubārak in the presidential elections.
Mustafa Bayyoumī criticizes al-Dustour newspaper and its editor-in-chief Ibrāhīm ‘Īsa for what he calls "attempts to irresponsibly incite the masses by seizing any occasion, good or bad, to stir sentiments against the government", describing al-Dustour as a "school of journalistic adolescence."
The author offers a brief a review of a television program that hosted a number of Muslim and Coptic figures discussing several critical issues.
The author argues that Copts’ blood and honor are targeted by the state, as represented by the security authorities and extremists.
Sidhom writes about the latest efforts of the Egyptian government to ease the struggles of Copts who wish for free and equal rights regarding their houses of worship. Although the president seemed to take steps toward this end, the author fears that these steps are flawed at best, and scoffed,...
The author reviews the progress achieved in solving the issues surrounding the building and restoration of churches during President Mubārak’s rule. He argues that a unified law regulating the building of all places of worship would offer final solution to the problem.
Mona Eltahawy writes against the repression of expression across the Arab world. The author notes that Arab “dictators” oppose the Danish cartoons because they think "freedom of expression” should have limits. The author redirects that call to Arab leaders themselves, arguing that they should have...
The author is discussing the two-year-old promise of President Mubārak to enact a law rescinding the imprisonment of journalists in publishing-related cases.

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