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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.
Dr. Abu Zayd states that it is not surprising that no Egyptian universities were listed among the top 500 universities in the world, given that they have been in decline since the 1960s, when the security authorities tightened their grip on universities.
In an interview, Major General Fou’ād ‘Allām, who spent over 25 years in the State Security Investigations Authority, states that the Muslim Brotherhood are liars, that some members of the NDP are working against the state’s interests and that unless the opposition parties improve their political...
The writer presents a Copt’s perspective on the success of the Muslim Brotherhood in the 2005 elections and points out that electoral programs are supposed to be announced before the elections, something that the Muslim Brotherhood failed to do.
A working group of the ruling National Democratic Party has been working throughout the past to years on a final draft of a unified law for building houses of worship.
Youssef Sidhom looks forward to a new year dedicated to national reconciliation, and equal citizenship rights.

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