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On Sunday July 1st., the summer school group left the dormitories to attend a service in All Saints Cathedral (Anglican-Episcopal) in Zamalek, Cairo. 
 Diakonia Development Office, affiliated to the Catholic Church in Egypt, has launched a ‘Sudanese Services’ initiative. This initiative will come under the patronage of Father Ibrāhīm Isḥaq, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, and the supervision of Father Kīrilus Naẓīm, officer for...
World Refugee Day has been celebrated annually on June 20 since 2001. This year Egypt’s Supreme Higher Committee for Human Rights cooperated with the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s Department for Immigration, Refugees and Combating Human Trafficking, to review national efforts to support issues...
Ṣafāʾ Mūsā, a Sudanese refugee living in Egypt, says “We will die from starvation, not from Corona” thereby pointing at the problems she faces during the holy month of Ramadan. Like Mūsā, many other African refugees in Egypt are affected by the measures taken by the government to fight the...
The Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt and the rest of the world celebrated the anniversary of the entry of Jesus to Egypt, and His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria, Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, presided over the services of the Holy Mass at Sergius and Bacchus Church [Kanīsa al-Shahīdīn...
For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
When an opportunity presented itself for a seventeen year old female refugee from South Sudan to flee, she took it.  However, upon arriving to Cairo, she was imprisoned in a residential apartment for three months where she was repeatedly raped. After this horrifying experience, she discovered that...
  The students of the Learning Center at the Citadel of Qaitbay. Photo by Cornelis Hulsman   Sun, sea and blue sky   When the students of the Learning Center of the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) arrived in Alexandria on the morning of Friday, November 8, they could not but being...
The Delegation of Egypt affirmed in the meetings of the 64th Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, that Egypt is committed to the implementation of the international conventions for combating human trafficking and the smuggling of migrants.
Two interns visited the families of Eritrean students who will start their education at the CAWU-Learning Center on August 26, 2019. The families told them about the hardships in Eritrea and how they were able to travel overland to Egypt. All these families have UNHCR cards and are thus legally in...

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