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Churches in Egypt criticized the Religious Freedom Report that was issued by the US State Department and recommended that the military assistance in Egypt be tied to the protection of Copts and minorities.
US State Department religious freedom report of 2015 said that the Egyptian government failed in responding to preventing sectarian violence in some cases, especially in the cities remote from the capital, Cairo. Despite the involvement of governmental officials in the customary reconciliation...
Egypt's senior official reaffirmed the invalidity of claims and allegations made about Egypt in the report of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) by stating that the report is not based on established facts, but is rather contrary to the reality in some of the...
Background: In light of growing rates and allegations of religious persecution, the United States decided to adopt religious freedom as one of the main pillars of its foreign policy in 1998. This piece of legislation, referred to as the Religious Freedom Act, stirred considerable controversy....
Jamāl As‘ad attacks the presence of the U.S. ambassador to Egypt at the inauguration of a new human rights organization that is called Hand-In-Hand for Egypt.
The visit of the US Commission on Religious Freedom to Egypt received the attention of almost all Egyptian press outlets. Many articles highlighted the difference between Egyptian and American approaches to the subject of religious freedom. Most of the authors who wrote on this subject reject the...
The visit of the delegation of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom to Egypt has caused much controversy within Egyptian political and religious circles, with many considering it an unwanted interference in the internal affairs of the country. Men of religion criticized the visit of...
The report of the American State Department on religious freedom in the world lists Egypt among the countries where religious freedom is violated. The report claims that Egypt does not respect non-Islamic religions and pressures their followers. It does not give them religious freedom to the...
Sāmiḥ Fawzī comments on the media promoting sectarian strife.
The American delegation investigating religious freedoms in Egypt started its meetings with Egyptian prominent religious and public figures. The delegation’s visit to Egypt is receiving wide criticism by almost all Egyptian organisations, intellectuals, and political parties.

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