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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.
Both Pope Shenouda and the Grand Imām declared their rejection of any foreign intervention in the internal affairs of Egypt. The former said that he met the American committee to defend Egypt and to explain to its members that what the foreign press publishes and what the internet broadcasts...
The arrival of the American committee investigating religious freedom in Egypt resulted in widespread reactions from all Egyptian circles, which mostly rejected the committee’s activity in Egypt. Pope Shenouda rejects receiving the Congress’ committee and the Grand Shaykh said that bonds...
The American clergyman Franklin Graham said to an American news channel yesterday that Islam’s followers know how to "torture others," especially those who convert from Islam to other religions.
The 2006 international religious freedom report released by the U.S. State Department indicated that the Egyptian constitution provides for freedom of belief and the practice of religious rites, but the government places restrictions on them.
According to Hulsman, the biggest mistake in various Western media is that they speak about the Islam. "This does not exist. You cannot say the Islam says that. There are always certain groups that say something. Of course there are basic principles that are similar for all Muslims, but there are...
The author defines the term Christian Zionism through reviewing the history of the United States since it’s establishment.
In spite of Egyptian officials’ affable statements on Shi’ ite-related issues, the Islamic Research Institute is still banning the circulation of Shi’ite books.
The author discusses the attempt to involve the U.N. in the affairs of Egypt’s Christians and argues that Egyptians, both Muslims and Christians, should be the ones to resolve Egypt’s problems.
Some 70 Members of Parliament reject a visit to be paid by the US Congress Freedom from Religious Persecution Committee, which they view as an attempt to interfere in domestic political affairs and have an impact on the public opinion trends within the period in which Egypt is preparing for the...
The USA exploits religious freedom and human rights to stretch its control over the region of the Middle East and to justify its intervention in the domestic affairs of countries that are against the double standard American polices.

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