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Many Muslims have fled the western half of the Central African Republic, out of fear of religious cleansing, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres. The UN Security Council is considering a motion to create a peacekeeping force of 12,000 soldiers to prevent the...
During the third session of the Women on The Front Lines conference, Egypt’s Minister of Immigration and Expatriate Affairs Nadia Makram Ebeid or ʿUbayd, said that she rejects the terminology used to describe the migration of Christians from the Middle East as ‘evacuation’, commenting that such...
The Orthodox Coptic Patriarchy in Alexandria announced that is will be holding a prayer service tonight with a specified section dedicated towards praying for the Christians in Syria, Palestine, and Iraq.
There have been numerous demands to call off the Egyptian Family House (EFH), following its intervention in the Coptic crisis in the village of Dimshāw Hāshim in Minya. The governorate of Minya has witnessed many attacks on Copts, the latest of which led to the displacement of some families from...
On the sidelines of a seminar organized by the Egyptian Free Party’s training and education secretariat, Coptic journalist Nādir Shukrī denounced customary reconciliation sessions usually held to solve Muslim-Christian clashes, such as the most recent one in the city of Abu Qurqāṣ where Muslim...
In his speech in the opening session of the “Together for Egypt” conference organized today morning in Sayid Darwīsh Hall in al-Haram district north of Cairo, Professor Of Coptic Canon Code, Fr. Būlus `Uwaydah, stressed that Copts will stay in Egypt among their fellow Muslims and will never leave...
258 Christian families [out of 270] have been forced to flee the Sinai Peninsula, while further 7 have been killed by the Islamist terror group, Dā`ish, over the past weeks. In a high-level meeting of the Egyptian presidency, President `Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī condemned in strong terms the exodus of...
Counselor Najīb Gabriel, President of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights, received a complaint from Ms. Manāl Iskandar, the wife of Mr. Saʿd Khalīl Tawfīq. 
High-ranking religious leaders have ruled out that the scenario of the expulsion of Christians from some Arab countries such as Iraq and Syria will be repeated in Egypt, stressing that the Christian presence in Egypt will remain strong.
From time to time, Egypt experiences crimes of forced displacement committed against individual citizens or their family in accordance with tribal tradition. These crimes are often committed in the presence of Egyptian state institutions' representatives, and sometimes, local members of parliament...
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