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The Egyptian Church has denied accusations levelled against it by the Muslim Brotherhood, claiming that it had mobilized Copts to vote against the draft constitution during the first round of the referendum which took place last Saturday (15 December).
Dr. Najīb Jubrā'īl, Head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization, said that the Muslim Brotherhood are trying to enforce the Church name in the current events even though the Church did not interfere in politics and did not incite Copts to do anything (referring to protests off the...
Dr. Rev. Safwat al-Bayādī, head of the Evangelical Church in Egypt, stressed that Church withdrawal form the Constituent Assembly was due to not including Copts in the Constitution although they are half of the community. 
The Muslim Brotherhood Guidance Office and the Freedom and Justice Party headquarters in al-Muqattam lifted the Emergency Law to monitor closely the referendum in ten governorates.
Independent human rights organizations, monitoring the referendum over the draft Constitution, detected several attempts of preventing Copts from voting.
Bishop Quzmān of North Sinai said President Muhammad Mursī, during his recent meetings with the evicted Coptic families that returned to their homes in Rafah, has pledged to protect Copts.
The constituent assembly writing a new constitution for Egypt is facing collapse from within as less 48 hour after civil parties and movements suspended their activities the representatives of the three churches announced on Friday (November 16) withdrawal in protest over certain articles in the...
Michel Aoun, a former Lebanese army commander and currently a politician and leader of the Free Patriotic Movement, warned that changing the regime of Syrian President Bashār al-Assad would wreak havoc with Lebanon and the Christians living inside it.  
The “Coptic Scream” movement launched a campaign called “No to Brotherhoodization of Education”. 
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media, Jordan, published a report entitled “The Christians of Middle East Face Regional Conflicts and Terrorist Attacks”. The report stated that numbers of Christians are dwindling amid conflict and jihadist attacks, for Pope Francis expressed his concern that...
In an exclusive press conference for local journalists reporting on the Coptic issue, General Secretary of the Middle East Churches Council (MECC), Soraya Beshelani [Thurayyā Bishʿīlānī] said that the Council has followed up a number of causes and crises some countries of the Middle East...
It’s been five years since the dispersal of Rābʿaa and Nahḍa sit-ins, however no one has forgotten the crime of burning the churches and assaulting the property of the Copts which was documented by the international and local organizations.
In a phone call with Ṣada al-Balad TV Channel late Sunday evening, Father Rafīq Greish (head of the Media Committee of the Egyptian Council of Churches) stated that all Egyptians united went down to the streets, backed by the army, demanding the departure of the ousted President Muḥammad Mursī.
Five years have now elapsed since the June 30 Revolution broke out in 2013 forming a major landmark in the modern history of Egypt. However, some western intellectuals and politicians, such as the French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin, viewed it as a military coup. But the truth is that it is...
Bishop Yuannas, the secretary of former Coptic Pope Shenouda III., said that before the revolution of 30th of June, the Copts feared of the continuation of the former regime.
Background: Bahāʾ al-Dīn Ḥassan [Bahay Hassan] is an Egyptian Human Rights defender who has led the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, CIHRS. Since he has received death threats for his work, he is currently living in France. Najād Barʿaī [Negad Borai] also works in the field Human Rights...
Pope Tawadros II held New Year's mass at the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, without prior notice, to mark the second anniversary of the bombing on New Year's Eve 2010. Outside the church where 24 people were killed and more than 100 wounded, Muslims and the Christians held a vigil. They tied a...
The Egyptian Ministry of the Interior has revealed that Ibrāhīm Ismā’īl, the gunman who attacked the Mār Mīnā Church in Ḥilwān [Ḥulwān] Friday morning, participated in several terrorist attacks against security forces and Egyptian Christians, most notably the attack on a car carrying police...
Dr. ʿĀṣim al-Dusūqī, a professor of history, said that ousted President Muhammad Mursī undermined Egypt’s national unity, considering Egypt as part of the Islamic Ummah and not as an independent country having its own anatomy.  
The rise of Islamist forces, in the light of lapses on the part of the State and its decline in terms of adopting the same policies of the former Mubārak regime, led Egyptian Muslims and Christians to seek refuge in religion.

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