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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...
Bishop Armiyā, Secretary of Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III, said the church has nothing to do with the disappearance of Kāmīliyā Shihatah, who, he said, is an adult person who is responsible for her actions. "Kāmīliyā has affirmed that she has not converted to Islam and that she was not detained...
Shaykh Muhammad al-Zughbī, a senior salafist, denies saying that they will attack monasteries violently. He admitted that they will only go to the monastery where Kāmīliyā Shihātah is stuck, and get her out peacefully without the use of any violence.
Salafī activists from Cairo and Alexandria plan what they described as a “huge stand” in protest of the alleged detention of Kāmīliyā Shihātah by the church. They demand Kāmīliyā be handed over to the attorney general and for monasteries to be searched for weapons. One of the activists says that...
Ameera says that she finds it strange that two different groups of people praying at two different mosques would decide to perform demonstrations about a woman, whose conversion to Islam hasn't even been proven, at the exact same time. She also finds it strange that after the woman released a video...
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