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Background: It was reported that the police arrested several Christian men because of the absence of a license for selling films, but this is unjust, according to Maurice Ṣādiq, a Coptic Christian human rights lawyer. These men have been working in sales of films for a long time, but now all of a...
Background: The interview with Hussām Bahjat, a journalist and a human rights activist, and Yārā Sallām, a feminist and an activist, the founders of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights ( EIPR, founded in 2002) revolves around the role of their organization in the field of human rights and...
The 1990s witnessed a confrontation between international organizations trying to work in Egypt and law 32/1964, preventing founding NGOs receiving foreign finances. Since most of the activists are lawyers, they began digging inside the body of the law to find legal ways of doing this. Tens of NGOs...
In this article the author gives his own point of view about Christian fanaticism in Egypt. In the first half of the twentieth century, such fanaticism was reflected in two streams; a religious movement aiming to reform the church and another purely political one. In the second half of the...
The author recounts the stories of some of the emigrant Copts, to reach the conclusion that their claims about Copts being persecuted in Egypt are nothing but lies. He believes that the problem is not simply with some of those living outside Egypt, but also with a small number of people helping...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman had been invited to give a lecture on his work for the RNSAW at a conference on "Media and Interreligious Dialogue" in Vienna, Austria on November 8 and 9. The conference had been organized by the International Press Institute in Vienna, the Department of Communication Science...
The next parliamentary elections in Egypt will be the last chance for the government to establish a national coherence, and to renew trust in political reform. Copts are now more interested in political participation, as they became aware of the danger of their political isolation, so that the...
... The head of the St. Catherine’s monastery filed a complaint against Bishop Makari, the recently-appointed bishop of Sinai, and accused him of trying to deprecate the historical importance of the monastery, which produces most of the tourist traffic in the area. The head of the monastery, Bishop...
Bishop Wissa, Bishop of Al-Balyana and Dar El-Salam, where Al-Kosheh is located, was sending many faxes to international human rights organizations, and to Copts living abroad, demanding that they rise and save the Copts of Egypt from the killings they suffer at the hands of Muslims!!! Wissa spoke...
Sub-titles: Congressmen sponsored the celebration and members of the Freedom House do not have anything else but the Koshh incident. Some attendants claimed that there is a campaign to get rid of Coptic priests. Any incident was considered part of criminal plans At the time when the Freedom House...

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