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Egyptian authorities set free a left wing activist, Kamal Khalil, head of Socialist Studies Center, and other 14 activists who were seized during the last two months for participating in demonstrations against war on Iraq. Moreover, the Azhar Mosque witnessed an anti-war demonstration after the...
Member of parliament, Akram al-Shā‘ir of the Muslim Brotherhood, has recently demanded interpellation of the Egyptian prime minister on what he has called the monopolization of Egyptian-Sierra Leone trade dealings to the advantage of Dr. ‘Imād al-Jalda, member of parliament of the National...
For the first time, President Mubārak pays a visit to the Cathedral, to attend the funeral of a prominent Coptic politician.
In this article, Sulymān Yousuf Yousuf presents his opinion regarding the different dimensions of the Coptic issue. He believes that conferences held in the US and Switzerland on problems facing Copts are the first step toward internationalizing the Coptic issue.
In the last parliamentary elections, there were attempts to twist the laws and exploit religion and religious slogans for political gains, a matter that calls for a firm pause. As for the Copts, some say they should have a larger representation in various dimensions of the government. Many...
In a previous Rose al-Yousuf article [See AWR 2006, 5, art. 59], Tal‘at Jād Allāh discussed the position of women in the Egyptian political life and lamented their poor representation in parliament. In another Rose al-Yousuf article [See AWR 2006, 4, art. 43], he wrote that people’s choices in the...
Coptic activist Majdī Khalīl claims discrimination against Copts in Egypt and cites a number of incidents where Copts are openly discriminated against and treated unfairly by authorities.
These articles address how sectarian strife in Egypt occurs in several areas under various forms. Although calm appears to be quickly restored, everyone seems to await a new crisis. The writers suggest that old ways of dealing with the crisis are futile, and that there should be more frankness and...
In preparation for the forthcoming Egyptian municipal elections, the Muslim Brotherhood is reported to have made deals with the Coptic Orthodox Church, in an attempt to stop spreading rumors about disputes between the group and Egypt’s Copts and to administer a conclusive defeat to the ruling...
Tal‘at Jād Allāh discusses the recent parliamentary elections, stating that people’s choices were based on a either a religious element, not one of citizenship and efficiency, or on the highest pay offered by vote-buying candidates.

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