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 When law abrogates, state prestige falls and security is unable to protect the homeland, attention is drawn to "customary reconciliation sessions", or so-called "subjugation sessions," as they say, to address sectarian problems that move from village to village, ..    
The Coptic woman's ambition never ends; she is tireless, and never gives up trying to get her rights, especially in facing the church’s legacy of dominance over women’s affairs.
A customary reconciliation session took place today between Muslim and Coptic elders of the village of Al-Hawasliya, near Minya, after a Coptic young man was accused of allegedly having a relation with a Muslim girl and forcing her to leave her family.
Tens of Egyptian Christians demonstrated in front of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of St. Mark in `Abbassiya, Cairo, condemning the kidnapping of a Christian girl in Upper Egypt, and demanding the intervention of Pope Tawadros. According to the protesters, the minor girl aged 17 had been kidnapped...
Background: Liza van de Linde, a Dutch employee at a Christian owned day-care centre for disabled children in Maʿādī, discusses the living conditions of disabled children in Egypt. Van de Linde reports that there are around 2 million disabled people in Egypt, which includes the physically and...
President of Chamber of Audiovisual Media Industry (CAMI), Muhammad al-Amīn, announced the decision of the Chamber to stop for 15 days Khayrī Ramadan's TV program 'Mumkin' (Thinkable), broadcast on Egyptian satellite channel, CBC.  
The attack on the church in Alexandria this weekend marked a new deep trench in the deteriorating relations between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. Shortly before this act of terror Trouw gauged the atmosphere among Egyptian Christians and Muslims.1)      
 The Salafī demonstration and subsequent attacks on Coptic Orthodox churches in the poor Cairo suburb of Imbābah on Saturday reportedly began after claims that a Christian woman, 'Abīr, had converted to Islam for marital reasons and later ran 'Awwāy. Whatever the truth of these claims, the fact...
CIDT’s Jayson Casper speaks to Sheikh Ahmad al-Sayih, a professor of Islamic doctrine at Al Azhar University who is originally from the governorate of Qena, about the attacks against Coptic Christians in Nag Hamadi.      
Two AWR interns investigate the news coverage of a dispute that took place in al-Tayyibah village, Minia. They analyzed the press reports of the incident and then look at the reconciliation sessions that took place in the wake of the conflict.
The author comments on killing a Catholic 16-year-old girl in Minia because of her relation with a Muslim man. He says that it was the first incident of murder to occur inside a Catholic community, which shows that it has been influenced by the Orthodox religious hard-liners and the violence...
Majdī Khalīl discusses the forced disappearance of Coptic girls. The phenomenon is not new, however it being announced more frequently. Khalīl discusses the reasons why Coptic families are more often daring to announce the disappearance of their girls, and the reasons behind the increase of the...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman presented this text at the recent roundtable discussions of the European Institute of the Mediterranean, which were held on “Journalism and freedom of expression in the Mediterranean; responsibilities and limits.”
The author analyses the case of Heidi Hakīm Manqarius Salīb, a Christian girl who converted to Islam. This case was reported in Al-Katība al-Tībīya (The Theban Legion) and on the websites of several Christian organizations as a kidnapping, but in fact there is no proof of any physical force or...
CSI’s focus on defending the religious freedom of persecuted Christians seems to lead them to very quickly interpret any incident, or rumor of an incident, as persecution. As a response, the author suggests that, rather than sending protest letters to the respective governments, international...
The article comments on the murders, in the name of “honor,” of young Jordanian women who are believed to have had illicit relations or even to have simply befriended men. There is currently an attempt underway to cancel an article in the Jordanian constitution that prescribes a light punishment...
After every terrorist attack, one wonders from where the terrorists obtained their explosives.
Media critique on the Palestinian issue in the Egyptian Press. Meeting with Bible Society director Ramez Atallah about the way the Bible has been translated into Arabic.
Ongoing discussions on conversions of Christians to Islam.
Stickers bearing the photos of two Christian girls, whose parents claim they have been abducted, and please for help in finding them have been seen on cars in Cairo and in the girls’ hometown.

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