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Conversion in Egypt is a difficult subject. There is a great deal of secrecy regarding the numbers of conversions that take place each year and the Egyptian press in general does not investigate the stories fully. This paper focuses both on the primary causes for conversion and also on the way that...
Egyptians against Religious Discrimination have released a statement which claims that the ruling against Christian twins Andrew and Mario is a form of discrimination.
Sharīf al-Dawākhlī’s article in Al-Dustūr discusses the issues facing Pope Shenouda on his return from medical leave in the United States.
Hishām Nājī Nazīr filed a lawsuit before the Administrative Court, demanding the cancellation of his conversion to Islam. He cites as reasons the fact that no medical exam or questioning of his motives took place.
A Christian born woman is accused of distorting official documents. Both Shādyā al-Sīsī and her mother did not know about her father’s accidental conversion. Shādyā is accused of changing her religion on official papers.
A press conference was organized by the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organisation to give reporters an opportunity to meet Camilia Lutfi and her twin sons Andrew and Mario. However the mother and her children did not turn up.
A Christian high-school student tried to commit suicide after being made to sit the Islamic exam because her father converted to Islam.
Faraj Ismā‘īl calls on the church in Egypt to play a role in limiting Christians’ violence against Muslims and comments that the number of conversions to Islam in Egypt is increasing.
A Christian mother and Muslim convert father, now separated, fight for the custody of their 13 year-old twins. The father wins the battle even though Egyptian law states that children under the age of 15 should stay with their mother, regardless of religion. The twins state that they are Christian...
The Christian mother embroiled in a lawsuit with her ex-husband over the custody of their two children has claimed that she will not give custody of her children over to her Muslim husband.


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