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The Saudi police arrested three Egyptian brothers working in trade and charged them of missionary activity.
The suspended priest Filopātīr Jamīl, pastor of the Virgin Mary Church, is claiming that his suspension was a result of his membership of al-Ghad political party and his support for al-Ghad’s leader, Ayman Nour, in the presidential elections.
At the Azhar, English woman Jane Wilman, the wife of an Alexandrian businessman, Dr. Ali Elba, has declared that she has embraced Islam and taken the new name Eisha Mohammed Elba. This conversion was applauded in the national newspaper, al-Ahram, but Youssuf Sedhum wonders why conversions to...
The article of Abdallah Kamal in Rose el-Youssef denying that Christian girls in Egypt are kidnapped made a family in Alexandria contact Dr. Selim Naguib with yet another story. It is very likely that the use of the word ‘kidnap´ was also in this case not justified but the call for protection...
Dr. Selim Naguib wrote an article titled “Where is the conscience of Egypt?” published on the internet site of Elaf. He claimed that kidnapping minor Coptic girls and forcing them to convert to Islam is a phenomenon in Egypt. The author comments on this article. He just denies that such thing...
The author praises the statement the US Copts Association issued to declare that it supports Egypt in its stand on the Palestinian issue and proclaim its solidarity with the Palestinians. He says that the statement shows that emigrant Copts are of good stock and that their patriotism is out of the...
Political analyst, researcher, author and executive editor of the Egyptian weekly Watanī International Majdī Khalīl, known for his books on citizenship rights, civil society and the position of minorities in the Middle East, speaks out many on Coptic grievances to al-Dustour.
In the international conference "The Third Mediterranean Development Forum" that was inaugurated last week by Mrs. Suzanne Mubarak, Queen Rania the Queen of Jordan, and Dr. Atef Ebeid the Prime Minister, the Ibn Khaldoun Center issued a bulletin and distributed it during the conference. The...
The minority that had organized the two marches in front of the United Nations building in Washington got negative results. The moderate majority expressed their rage and rejected these marches and dealing with a fanatical Zionist organization. Among the actions taken to express this rage is the...
... The government is the accused. It is the planner and the killer here, which means that what happened in Al-Kosheh is a creation of the government. However, nobody has told us how, why, and for what reason. ... If you want to know the truth of what happened in the Al-Kosheh incident, listen to...
Anyone who reads the declarations of emigrant Copts and the declarations of the centers adjoined to them thinks that Egypt is an apartheid society like South Africa in the past. Some might even think that every Muslim in Egypt carries an machine-gun on his shoulder all the time to deal with any...
The Egyptian and international reactions on the Al-Koshh incidents followed each other. The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights [EOHR] issued a statement in which it said that one of the principal reasons for the rioting is not confirming the principal of citizenship in the minds of the...
As if Egypt needed more problems, emigrant Copts are adding another one on its mountain of problems. Because the sickness is in the same body, and because our biggest worries come from inside, the solution always comes from inside, as Abnodi [an Egyptian poet] said in "Dying on Asphalt", ’the...
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...
Dr. Selim Naguib, president of the Canadian Coptic Federation, sent this letter to President Mubarak to congratulate him with his survival of an attack on his life. Ramzy Zaklama comments on the importance of the letter for the RNSAW.
The solution for the Copts’ problems will not be found by using useless words or screaming, but we will find the solution by faithful, honest work in order to raise the injustices the Copts have endured for more than 40 years. By this injustice, the Copts have become second class citizens and they...
Recently there has been a campaign against the emigrant Copts. But prominent writers here in Egypt [both Muslim and Christian] have recently been writing to point out that not all the accusations against the emigrant Copts have any evidence to back them up and that Copts do actually experience...
A prominent emigrated Copt asks 10 questions regarding the treatment of Christians in Egypt.
The author writes Dr. Selim Naguib, head of the Canadian Coptic Association, without mentioning him by name, insulted him for an article he wrote saying Copts in Egypt are not persecuted.
Dr. Selim Naguib, head of the Coptic Association in Canada, wrote that many people were arrested in el-Kosh in Upper-Egypt.

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