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The death of Muḥammad  Mursī, Egypt’s first elected president since the 2011 revolution, on June 17 sparked a wave of controversy and conflicting truths between human rights organizations and Egyptian media. Mursī died in court in Cairo where he was on trial facing charges of espionage.
The Supreme Constitutional Court issued a statement saying that remarks from the President’s Office, which accuse the Court of being a “counter-revolutionary” force trying to topple the gains of the Revolution, are slanderous and constitute a criminal act. 
The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, which was toppled by the Muslim Brotherhood, used to have the right of legislation in accordance with the complementary constitutional declaration and also had the powers to change and even replace the constituent assembly writing a new constitution for...
Mina Majdī, Maspero Youth Union spokesman stated that the political agreement between the Salafis and presidential nominee al- Sīsī is causing Copts much concern to the extent that some are revising their position and may withdraw from voting for al- Sīsī. He stated that Mursī has cooperated with...
The Daily News Egypt published an article on Apr. 9 entitled “Pope Tawadros II accuses President Morsi of inaction”. Below is the full text of the article: The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church strongly criticised President Mohamed Morsi and his government for its handling of the outbreak of...
27-28 April, the dates of the first round of the elections, coincide with the beginning of the Holy Week and Palm Sunday, while the runoffs scheduled for 4-5 May clash with Holy Saturday and Easter, said Bishop Rafiq Gereish, the head of the Catholic Church’s media office.  “Didn’t the president...
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
Coptic activists denounced the participation of Rāmī Lakaḥ and Mamdūḥ Ramzī in a dialogue with President Muhammad Mursī, stressing that they do not represent but their personal views.  
In his famous speech on June 29, 2012, after winning the presidential election race, deposed Egyptian President Muḥammad Mursī pledged exerting efforts to release Shaykh `Umar `Abd al-Raḥmān, leader of al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmiyah [Islamic Group] who died last Saturday in a US prison.
We aren't here to favor one religion over another, or compare between human beliefs… we can't tame this attitude. But we can differentiate a person’s behaviors when they have the same responsibility and are in the same place.

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