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The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemns the closure by the security services of the Coptic Church of Anbā Kārās in the village of Naga’ al-Ghafīr in Sohāg governorate after dozens of Muslim citizens surrounded it and chanted anti-Coptic slogans against Christian citizens.
Prime Minister Hishām Qandīl’s beat-about-the-bush remarks that there were no forced evictions of some families in Rafah and that only one family preferred to relocate to another area would never be bought by a KG-1 child.
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...
Najīb Jubrā’īl, head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights, said that the five Coptic detainees are: ‘Izat Hakīm, ‘Isá Ibrāhīm, ‘Adil Shākir, Shirīf Ramsīs, and ‘Imād Sidīq. He added that the detainees are being tortured by the Libyan Preventive Security Unit and have to be released immediately. ...
Salafīs have saved the village of Sharbāt, al-Nahdāh neighborhood, in the western Alexandria district of al-'Āmrīyah, from a conflagration that could have consumed everyone in its way, said the spokesman for the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party, the second largest in the Egyptian parliament. 
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...
On behalf of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, Hegumen of the Ismā’īliya Diocese, Fr. Kirillus Ibrāhīm, organized the follow-up of the displaced families, who flew from al-`Arīsh to Ismā’īliya in the event of the massacres committed by Dā’ish against Egyptian Christians in North Sinai. The...

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