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On Sunday July 1st., the summer school group left the dormitories to attend a service in All Saints Cathedral (Anglican-Episcopal) in Zamalek, Cairo. 
One Sudanese man is interviewed about the accusations made by Egyptian individuals and newspapers against Sudanese refugees in Cairo, specifically against the members of his church. They are accused of growing and smoking cannabis, drinking alcohol and behaving inappropriately with women. The...
On what concerns the policy of refugees adopted by the U.S., Egypt represents the leading example in tackling the refugee issue, especially for countries that have been affected, and still are, by the crisis of millions of asylum seekers, in particular those of the EU, hence harshly criticized by...
His eminence Bishop Bīmin, head of the Crisis Committee of the Holy Synod of the church, accompanied by Bishop Qūzmān of North Sinai, made a visit to the families of al-ʿArīsh in the camp of  al-Qirsh in al-Ismāʿīlīya to inspect the conditions of the Coptic families displaced from their homes. The...
The U.N. High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said it had obtained religious rulings from top Muslim clerics that permit the Commission to collect zakāt (Islamic 'alms') and use it for relief work for refugees, upon certain conditions the Commission is to fulfill, the American CNN reported two days...
Egypt's MP Marguerite `Āzer said that Germany's decision to stop migrants reaching Europe's Mediterranean coast by picking them at the sea and returning them to Africa is not shocking, adding that Germany, as a sovereign country, has the right to decide what appropriate measures it decides to take...
The Egyptian Parliament [official website, in Arabic] on Monday voted to enact new legislation [press release, in Arabic] aimed at combating the growing number of human traffickers along its coast. Smugglers and their middlemen will now face prison terms or fines, and the law also penalizes anyone...
The Arab Women Organization (AWO) announced the launching of an in-depth study on the situation of refugee women and displaced women in the Arab region. This study covers all Arab countries related to the crisis at a global conference on refugee and displaced women in the Arab region to be held by...
The American radio station, SBS, reported that the Egyptian Minister for Immigration and Foreign Affairs, Nabīla Makram, praised Australia’s cultural diversity and expressed her admiration for the diversity of society.
Background: The main issues in Sudan at the time (and some are still relevant today) were the unity of South Sudan, self-determination, peace and war, religious/political persecution against Christians and South Sudanese and the Sharīʿah Law. A Southern Sudanese and former Member of Parliament...
Background: The tensions between Muslims from the North and Christians from the South of Sudan have resulted in the Southerners talking about self-determination. Bishop al-Zubaīr, Catholic Bishop of al-Kharṭūm and Bishop Roreig, Anglican Bishop of al-Kharṭūm, are interviewed and asked to share...
Background: A Southern Sudanese discussed in this interview the Islamisation of al-Kharṭūm in Sudan, as well as several reported cases of kidnapping in al-Kharṭūm and surrounding areas such as the refugee camp Māyū. In 1994, Cornelis Hulsman travelled to Sudan with the Cairo Foreign Press...
The following study aims to explain the process of racism by defining both the biological and social concept of race. The author subsequently builds on this to describe the question of racism of Somalis in Cairo, Egypt.
Transcript of a speech presented by William Dalrymple at the American University in Cairo, highlighting his experiences traveling to Christian Holy sites throughout the Middle East, as well as his personal interpretation of political Islām. He includes references to both historical and present day...
The New York Times reported that Iraqi Christians are escaping the increasing violence in Iraq. A clergyman was kidnapped and killed in response to the pope’s declarations against Islam.
The author discusses the plight of Christians in Iraq.
The author reports on an email he received claiming that Sudanese refugees are subject to violent attacks from the Egyptian police.
Human Rights Watch reported that there is an Egyptian official security campaign to crackdown on legitimate refugees who carry identification cards issued by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Egyptian authorities denied that and defended its record in human rights and tolerance...
Overview of the conditions of Sudanese refugees in Egypt. They endure poor living conditions and too often suffer ill treatment at the hands of authorities and local people.

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