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Seventy-four Copts are running for the coming parliamentary elections. In spite of this relative large number and in spite of the psychological support they are getting from the political leadership, their path is not furnished with silk. They are facing many problems and hard competition in the...
The Bishop of Naga Hamadi and Abu Tisht, the secretary of the Tagammu Party and its candidate in the aforementioned constituency, the Director of Al-Homaiat Hospital and many other important persons agreed that Naga Hamadi is governed by corruption, forgery and intimidation. They confirmed that...
The article is about many Copts who will be presented as candidates in each political party; Al-Wafd, Al-Tagammu, the Labor Party and the ruling National Party. In 1995 there were 57 Coptic candidates but none of them was in the National Party. This time everybody expects the National Party to...
The absence of the People’s Assembly from the scene of events in the latest Al-Kosheh incidents was conspicuous as if the Assembly did not exist or made itself to be so. We have not seen one single representative forwarding an inquiry or filing a notification request or posing an expedient question...
Pope Shenouda sent his greetings and appreciation the Tagammu party.. Bishop Musa praised the objectivity and truthfulness with which Al-Ahali dealt with the recent events of Al-Kosheh.
An attempt to raise a riot in Ismailia failed because the wise men responded to rumors which began to spread in the city. The rumor stated that a bloody fight took place between the Christians and Muslims in the principal city market last Friday morning. This happened when one of the merchants...
On January 7th, the Christians celebrated the holy Christmas and on January 8th, the Muslims celebrated a holy Lesser Bairam. During these hours and feasts, the wise men of the country were trying to collect the people and solve their problems, instead of leaving the fire turned on. The Christians...
A special report by Drs. Cornelis Hulsman on the attack on the Coptic Orthodox priest Father Stephanous of al-Maḥallā al-Kubrā, based on personal visits and interviews with the priest himself, close associates, the security authorities and others. Also included is an analysis of the early Egyptian...
NGO representatives and activists for human and women’s rights stepped up their campaign this week against the proposed NGO law in a bid to prevent it from being passed by the People’s Assembly. NGOs believe that the bill infringes upon their autonomy and inhibits civil action.
A bill that regulates NGO activities has been approved in principle by the People’s Assembly. The bill faced severe criticism, with independent and opposition deputies arguing that the bill was at the expense of civil rights and political freedoms because it obstructs the formation of certain NGOs...

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