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Egyptian Center for Human Rights expressed alarm on setting the law aside and resort instead to customary reconciliation sessions that further infringe the rule of law.  The Center further said that as long as the State refuses to recognize ongoing sectarian attacks by referring to them as 'single...
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...
Subḥī Mujāhid reports on the Fatwá Committee at the Azhar’s refusal to recognize Coptic lawyer and human rights activist Counselor Najīb Jibrā’īl’s demand to not allow Coptic minors under the age of 21 to change their religion.
The author reviews different marriage cases between Muslims and Christians.
Asmā’ ‘Abd Allāh reports on differing opinions about appointing a woman as head of the Anglican Church of America.
The Egyptian parliament yesterday debated the movie, ‘The Da Vinci Code’ at the request of several Coptic members, who demanded a ban on both the movie and the book for being blasphemous to Jesus Christ. The Egyptian minister of culture, Dr. Fārouq Husnī, vowed to ban the movie and to pull the...
The exact whereabouts of Wafā’ Costantine, the priest’s wife who allegedly converted to Islam one and a half years ago, is still unknown, Fādī Habashī writes.
Coptic intellectuals are divided over the step taken by Coptic activists in the West to discuss the Coptic file before the Human Rights Committee of the United Nations. Some believe that such step is the only possible action in order to attract the government’s attention to the problems of Copts,...
An argument that Copts try to gain more ground through internationalizing their issues.
The author expressed the opinion that what Sout Al-Umma published about the 70,000 Copts forging police reports to get American nationality was no better than what Al-Nabaa published, saying that Copts are disloyal to Egypt. He added that because of believing in the good attentions of the paper,...
Counselor Naguib Gabrail assured the Editor-in-Chief of Sout Al-Umma that he did not file any reports against the paper. He also told him that Mamdouh Nakhla was willing to drop his case and that he was willing for the three of them to meet at Sout Al-Umma [headquarters] to discuss the matter. In...
Sout Al-Umma apologized to the Copts regarding what it published about the 70,000 Copts forging police reports to get American nationality. The apology was made with the intention of preventing the problem from escalating again and causing problems the same way Al-Nabaa did.
Counselor Naguib Gabriel Michael said that he started a lawsuit against Pope Shenouda and the Minister of Interior for manipulating the Milli Council elections. Archpriest Salib Matta Saweris, whom he accused of using his spiritual position to influence the voters will, asked why he did not object...
The State Council is looking into the case filed by Naguib Gibra’il Michael versus Pope Shenouda and the Minister of Interior. The case may result in cancellation of the results of the last Milli Council elections for legal violations.
The Egyptian Administrative Judgment Court will look into a lawsuit raised against the Minister of Interior and the Coptic Council of Churches accusing them of dishonesty in the last Maglis El-Milli elections.
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