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“You do not deserve freedom and justice, if you deny them for your opponents, and if you do not strive to grant them the full rights of citizenship, so be sure that no one will strive for yours, unless you experience the bitter taste of being segregated. Freedom, justice and equality are rights...
Writing in 1999 for al-Usbūʿ newspaper, Hānī Zayyāt and Muṣṭafā Sulaymān expressed the
      Google celebrated the birthday of artist Ḥusayn Bīkār… First to establish the Wax Museum First artist to draw a book cover His last project to produce a cinematic film was stopped due to his religion He converted to the Baha'ī faith and was imprisoned in 1985 for bribery  He...
Egypt's senior official reaffirmed the invalidity of claims and allegations made about Egypt in the report of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) by stating that the report is not based on established facts, but is rather contrary to the reality in some of the...
According to the latest figures, the number of Egyptian Nubians is 2-4 million, forming thus the largest minority group. Another group is that of the Amazigh (Berbers): the indigenous North Africans in Egypt. 'Minorities' is a term referring to categories of people differentiated from the social...
  Interviewer: Quinta Smit   Language of interview: Unknown (original interview), English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: requested and no objection received   Nādir Bakkār, Spokesman of the Nūr-Party, explains what the term Islamist means to him and how Islam should in...
ʾAbū al-ʿAlā Māḍī was born in 1958 into a religious, Muslim family in Minia, Egypt. In 1996, he became the co-founder of Hizb al-Wasat (Center Party) which simultaneously signaled his break from the Muslim Brotherhood. The establishment of a political party with an Islamic background touches on a...
Muṣṭafā al-Fiqī was born in al-Beḥīrah governorate in November 1944. In 2005, al-Fiqī defended the amendment that was proposed by President Ḥusnā Mubārak to article 67 of the Egyptian constitution. The amendment, which was approved in a public referendum, allows multi-candidate presidential...
Co-founder of the al-Waṣaṭ Party, members are mostly Muslim Brotherhood youth that seperated from the Muslim Brotherhood  
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) expressed its concern about the status of religious minorities and religious freedoms in Egypt. USCIRF's 2013 Annual Report stated despite the progress made by the transitional government in advancing religious freedoms, and a...
Egyptian activist Shādi Ghazālī Harb posted a message on his twitter account saying: “Upon the request of the Iraqi Yazidi girl Nadia Murād, President Al-Sisi met her and vowed his support to all people living in Iraq . Bahā'īs and Shi'its, the minorities of Egypt, should be granted the same...
Rev. Safwat al-Bayādī, president of the Protestant churches of Egypt, believes the amended constitution submitted to Egypt for referendum January 14-15, is 85 percent positive. As one of the fifty committee members, he described his experiences, both positive and negative, to Arab West Report on...
Egypt is not (insert country here). Egypt’s troubles, however defined, are often compared to other nations, but always with a caveat noting Egyptian peculiarities. But considering ‘the troubles’, as the thirty-plus years of sectarian conflict are known in Belfast, Egypt would do well to consider...
Amnesty International has been recurrently critical of the military intervention following large-scale demonstrations against President Morsi between June 30 and July 3. Amnesty International has also criticized the interim authorities for various human rights violations following July 3. In their...
In the Virgin Mary Cathedral for Catholic Copts, situated only a few streets behind the area of Rābaʽah al-‘Adawīyyah,  I met with Bishop Yohanna Qulta on the 13th of August, following an article he wrote, “The Impossibility of Civil War in Egypt,” in which he stated that he did not fear a civil...
This report by Arab-West Report explains the context of the massive destruction of churches and Christian institutions in Egypt in August 2013.
This book was first published in 2012 by CIDT in Arabic.
Nearly three weeks after the attack, AWR's Hānī Hamdī gives a roundup of the Thursday stories in Egyptian newspapers dealing with the explosion at the Church of the Two Saints in Alexandria, Egypt...
The article highlights the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights during the first quarter of 2009.
Rānyā Badawī interviews Dr. ‘Abd al-Sabūr Shāhīn on his opinion regarding religious, social, and political issues in Egypt.

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