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Some Coptic organizations and activists, in a statement they called the March 30 Declaration, vehemently rejected the 100-member panel and “attempts by certain groups to draft the new Egyptian Constitution alone,” urging the Egyptian Church to immediately announce its position on the panel and...
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.

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