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On November 25, 2011, Al-Misrī al-Yawm, now called Egypt Independent, was the first publication that reported about Najīb Jubrā’īl’s “NGO report: 93,000 Copts left Egypt since March.”  
[This is a full transcript of an interview made on December 2, 2011] The results of the first round of the Egyptian elections show that Islamist parties appear to have won by a landslide. The Muslim Brotherhood created the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) that has apparently received 40-45 percent...
A report by the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization reports the migration of nearly 100,000 Copts since last March 19. Najīb Jubrā'īl, head of the organization, expects the number reaches 250,000 by the end of 2011 if the migration continues at the same pace, which threatens the...
Some Egyptian Christian emigrants have always been parroting during the former regime's time that they could not come to Egypt to convene meetings and forums for dialogue over the Christian citizens' cares and problems as well as discrimination and challenges facing equality in Egypt.
Egypt's Christian expatriates in Europe yesterday said they were keen to support their country at the current transitional period following the radical changes the country has been going through over the past weeks. During a meeting with Prime Minister 'Īmād Sharaf in Cairo yesterday, a delegation...
This article looks at a new grassroots movement among the Coptic Diaspora which was established in Washington this past weekend. Almost 100 Coptic Christian community organizers from around the globe gathered to discuss religious freedom in the Middle East and future lobbying efforts for the rights...
This article outlines a working paper released by the Vatican outlining the issue of Christians throughout the Middle East.  
This article deals with the issue of Coptic rights abroad and at home, as well the views of parish leader Bassanti concerning Coptic rights. 
Anba Barnaba, Bishop of Rome, talks to Watani about the Copts in Italy and those in Egypt. He speaks of immigration, integration, discrimination, and the Egyptian nationality for all Copts.
The Nag Hammadi sectarian crime which took place on Coptic Christmas Eve, 6 January, and which left six Copts dead and nine wounded, triggered wide protest and rallies by Copts in places as wide apart as Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Rome, Vienna, Athens and Sydney. Mary Joseph sent Watani live...

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