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Earlier, we have discussed the importance of improving the performance of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) in Egypt, especially in light of the plans to reconstitute the NCHR over the coming period of time. In fact, it is necessary to improve the NCHR’s performance at the domestic and...
The Association of Egyptian Community (AEC) in Greece condemned the brutal attack carried out by the Israeli occupation forces on one of the Coptic monks who, in a peaceful sit-in in front of the Dayr al-Sulṭān, was defending the Egyptian Coptic right of ownership of the monastery.
The article focuses on a new bill to allow adoption among Christians in Egypt and the disputes among the three churches on the unified personal status law.
The Abū al-Matāmīr tensions triggered a full-page article in Sawt al-Ummah newspaper claiming that Israel wants to declare a Coptic state in Upper Egypt or Hurghada. Other discussions followed the tensions, some of them very emotional.
Drs. Hulsman provides a detailed description of Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt, and a history of Coptic problems, stemming from their own actions and outside influences.
The author discusses Muslim- Christian unity in Egypt from Byzantine times until the current era, arguing that patriotism has been replaced by religious affiliations.
The article is an interview with Abdel Massih Nasr who attempted to assassinate Pope Yousab the 115th pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church, in September 1955. He spoke about his attempt and the reasons behind it. Nasr, who was affiliated with the Coptic Nation group, was twenty years old when he...
The article is an interview with Ibrahim Fahmi Helal, the leader of the Coptic Nation Party [Umma al-Qibtiya], a right wing group that was established during the time of Pope Yousab. The group wanted the Coptic people to speak the ancient Coptic language and to cancel the constitutional articles...
The author comments on three articles by Magdi Khalil, published in Watani newspaper under the title “A returnee from Cairo.” He mentions neither the name of Khalil nor the title of the articles, but sarcastically names Khalil the “general inspector,” referring to the famous Russian novel by Gogol...
The relentless attack waged by a number of church leaders and Christian intellectuals against Pope Shenouda III, the Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark, over his support for the reelection of President Husnī Mubārak has caused the Pope to lose a degree of control. He has begun to openly use the...

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