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Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
Counselor Tharwat Hammād, the examining judge mandated by the justice minister to investigate acts of violence and clashes outside Egypt's state TV & radio building in the area of Maspero on October 9, 2011, which left dozens killed or wounded, ordered the release of Egyptian TV anchorwoman...
«Maspero Massacre 2011»'s aim was to force Egyptian Christians back behind the Church's walls they had left with the outbreak of the Revolution of January 25.
The Coptic Church considers people who lost their lives on account of being Christian as "martyrs", hence, bury them in a collective grave. Long is the list of names of Egyptian Christians who were target of recent terror attacks, and became the 'martyrs' of modern time.
Pope Tawadros’ statements today confirmed his belief that the Egyptian Army is not to blame for the bloodshed in the Maspero incident. He claimed, instead that the Muslim Brotherhood provoked the incident when they tricked Christian youth into entering a violent confrontation with the Egyptian Army...
The Pope’s statements declare the innocence of the Egyptian Army in the bloodshed at Maspero Pope Tawadros’ statements today confirmed his belief that the Egyptian Army is not to blame for the bloodshed in the Maspero incident. He claimed instead that the Muslim Brotherhood provoked the incident...
Bishop Tawadros: the Maspero incident was a deception perpetrated by the Muslim Brotherhood Bishop Tawadros said that the assault on the Papal Headquarters during the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood was the first in all of Islamic History. He added that the Muslim Brotherhood started the violence...
One of the distinguishing sub-themes of the Egyptian revolution which began on January 25, 2011, has been the proliferation of Coptic movements.
Right after the January 25, 2011 revolution, several phenomena and attitudes that require in-depth studying floated onto the Egyptian political playground. As far the Egyptian general Christian affair, Christian protest movements have become a significant indicative example.  
Which images and stories are to be trusted? Copts and Muslims being united in Tahrīr Square in January and February 2011? Coptic Orthodox Priest Father Yu’annis and Salafī Shaykh Hamdī cooperating in the Upper Egyptian village of Qufādah or those of October 9, 2011, with raging armored vehicles,...
Nevine is a member of the Evangelical Church of Egypt who is inspired by Evangelical Christian leaders who seek to unite in order to fulfill God’s plan for herself and her fellow Egyptians.  
In recent weeks the Muslim Brotherhood has been engaged in public squabbles with the military council over formation of the government. According to most interpretations of the constitutional declaration which guides the transition in Egypt, the presidency – here the military council – has the...
[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...
Following publication of a report detailing video evidence from the October 9, 2011 attack on a mostly Coptic demonstration at Maspero, a few people have sent in additional evidence. This appendix report updates the original text.Officer Fires on Protestors – Maspero (30 seconds)
News is almost never as it appears.  On December 1st I went with investigative researcher and former lieutenant with the Egyptian coastal security Intelligence Rā’id al-Sharqāwī to Tahrīr square.  The square is currently blocked for traffic by perhaps 2,000 demonstrators asking people wanting to...
Coptic activists expressed discontent over a report by the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR)'s fact-finding commission over the October 9 incidents in the area of Maspero which left dozens killed or wounded.
Dr. Yaḥyā al-Jamāl, a constitutional law expert, said that there were infiltrators among Coptic protesters in Maspero incidents. He added that the United States and Israel are behind the fitnah in Egypt, noting that Muslims need to show more accordance and stronger ties with the Christian minority...
Sources from the Egyptian Council for Human Rights commission, assigned to prepare a report on Maspero incidents, said that the report will not deny killing protesters either through gunshot or crashing into armored vehicles which resulted in them being run over. However, the report will assure...
Hundreds of Copts joined the protest which started on Sunday 8, 2011 in front of Maspero in response to massive sectarian violence in Imbābah.
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