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Human rights centers in Egypt have stated that 27 sectarian events took place in the country in the last eight months. However, only four of these incidents were discussed in parliament. In addition many MPs believe that discussing sectarian incidents will only ignite more strife and add to...
Watani recalls the clash between monks and bedouins at the Abu-Fana monastery in southern Egypt, and claims that injustice to the Christians has not been redressed.
Ihāb Ramzīwas the Christian lawyer representing the monks from the monastery of Abū Fānā. He took on the case a week after the attack on the monastery on May 31, 2008 and claims that he stepped down from the case after the governor of Minia pressured him to do so.
Watani International interviewed the human rights activist ‘Alī al-Samman who founded the ’Committee of 15’ following the sectarian events that took place in Alexandria in 2005
Cornelis Hulsman interviewed Munīr Fakhrī ‘Abd al-Nūr and discussed Christian emigration from Egypt, the need to build up Egypt into a democratic state again and the importance of dealing with Egyptian problems within Egypt and not as a result of foreign interference.
Sāmih Fawzī discusses Egypt’s emigration problem, the need for greater transparency and Coptic expatriates. He also calls on Christians to be active players in Egyptian society andbelieves that in the modern age socio-economic factors are more of a uniting force than religion.
The Religious Liberty Group of the World Evangelical Alliance has written a report on the escalation of Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt. Hulsman quotes from the report and adds his own comments.
The four main issues discussed in the AWR editorials are: comments and critiques on the media, Muslim-Christian and Arab-West relations, AWR activities and attention for its work and finally difficulties in running AWR
’The Copts, Christianity in the Shadows of Pyramids and Minarets’ was the name of a conference that was held at the Evangelical academy in Hofgeismar. During the conference participants discussed Copts’ history in Egypt and the current situation.
In recent years the tensions between Christians and Muslims in Egypt have increased. In many cases Christians have been victims of violence. Is there any chance that religions can live together peacefully in the land of Nile? This is the question that Cornelis Hulsman sought to answer in his paper...

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