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Two weeks ago, the US State Department held a ministerial conference - the first of its kind - on religious freedom in the world. Two days before the ministerial conference, representatives from 80 countries, as well as clerics and civil society organizations, convened. During the three-day...
The “Coordinating Citizenship” Program, which includes Coptic activists, party-members, and parliamentarians, issued a statement in which it affirmed its rejection of the special visit conducted by the Committee on Religious Freedoms of the U.S. State Department to Egypt. They also rejected...
Reverend Jerry Lamon Falwell was born on August 11, 1933 in Lynchburg, Virginia and deceased in May 2007.  In 1967, Falwell created an evangelical educational institution called the Lynchburg Christian Academy. The most echoing case of insult caused by Falwell was September 2002, when he gave an...
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) expressed its concern about the status of religious minorities and religious freedoms in Egypt. USCIRF's 2013 Annual Report stated despite the progress made by the transitional government in advancing religious freedoms, and a...
Editor AWR: This is just an excellent article! The ‘Persecution Industry’ Paul Sedra describes is causing so much harm to Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt. It is deliberately distorting social realities in Egypt, taking problems that do exist out of context and with this they create fear among...
An official Swiss television channel aired a video investigation that claims that copts in Egypt are persecuted, and forced to live in slums. The video angered Islamic communities in Switzerland and European countries. The Swiss Islamic Shura council issued a declaration condemning the video...
Mustafá opens with a story about famous Egyptian writer, Anīs Mansūr. The moral of the story is that people in Egypt have been made to follow religious, political and cultural leaders blindly. He says that the average Egyptian has lost the ability to form his/her own personal opinion. He criticizes...
The Arab-European Center for Human Rights and International Law says that it was astonished by the Egyptian Authorities and Church's response to the Kamilia Shehata incident and by their violations of Kamilia's human rights. In response to these accusations of human rights violations, an unnamed...
Georgetown Graduate Student Vanessa Panaligan reflects on summer research in Egypt as an intern with the Arab West Report.

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