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 'Ādīl al-Durjulī interviewed Georgette Qalīnī, a former member of parliament by appointment. Qalīnī related the reason for not being appointed in this parliament for what is well-know that appointing in the parliament can only be twice, and she was appointed twice already. She excluded the reason...
The article at hand revolves around the death sentence against Hammām al-Kamūnī, who killed six Coptic worshippers coming out of a church last Christmas, on January 6, 2010. While the article criticizes the court’s slow examination, it welcomes the harsh sentence, which sets an example of how...
On Sunday, an emergency tribunal sentenced Hammām al-Kamūnī to death for his part in last year’s slaying of seven people outside a church in the Upper Egyptian town of Naj‘ Hammādī. * Egyptian newspaper coverage of the court ruling continued on Tuesday, but on a more limited scale than in previous...
An Egyptian emergency tribunal has sentenced Hammām al-Kamūnī to death for his part in the Christmas killing of six Christian worshippers and a Muslim police officer outside a church in Naj‘ Hammādī in January of 2010. Al-Kamūnī ‘s sentence will now be sent to the Grand Muftī for confirmation.
With the parliamentary elections on the horizon, says Ahmad, the question arises as to whether Copts themselves have decided to stay out of politics or whether they were forced to do so by the state. Secular leader Kamāl Zākhir says that Coptic reluctance to participate in the elections goes back...
Copts for Egypt spokesman Hānī al-Jazīrī announced that the group is getting ready to run a campaign against National Democratic Party candidate ‘Abd al-Rahīm al-Ghūl, who has been linked to the Naj‘ Hammādī massacre in which seven people were killed while celebrating Christmas. Hānī told al-Dustūr...
Tribalism floods the Naj‘ Hammādī and Farshūt districts, especially against candidate ‘Abd al-Rahīm al-Ghūl. His opponents are trying to use his alleged involvement with suspects of the Naj‘ Hammādī incident against him. Al-Ghūl insists the Naj‘ Hammādī incident will have no effect on the elections...
Bishop Kyrillos of Naj‘ Hammadi said he was ready to testify in the Naj‘ Hammādī massacre case if summoned for Sunday's session. He said that he expected a just sentence by the court against the perpetrators of the notorious massacre. Meanwhile, Kyrillos says he does not expect the court to...
This article looks at a new grassroots movement among the Coptic Diaspora which was established in Washington this past weekend. Almost 100 Coptic Christian community organizers from around the globe gathered to discuss religious freedom in the Middle East and future lobbying efforts for the rights...
This article talks about the founding of the organization Egyptians against Religious Discrimination (MARED) and the media coverage concerning sectarian issues in Egypt, with regard to MARED.

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