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Right after the January 25, 2011 revolution, several phenomena and attitudes that require in-depth studying floated onto the Egyptian political playground. As far the Egyptian general Christian affair, Christian protest movements have become a significant indicative example.  
Text presented for the European-Arab Dialogue Conference at Crete, April 14-16, 2011. In the past 50 years millions of migrants from southern Mediterranean countries have entered Europe. Of course Europe has witnessed migration gulfs earlier but this one was the first with so many people coming...
During the visit by Nigerian Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye to Egypt on June 12-17 to hold a workshop titled Sectarianism, Dialogue and Tolerance, in association with the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT), a meeting was arranged for them with Bishop Yuhannā Qultah...
 CAIRO - The January 25 revolution is having a momentous impact on the Coptic Church. “The Copts will ignore Church policies,” surmised Mamoun Fendi, president of Fendi Associates, a Washington DC-based research group and think-tank, during the 18-day revolution.    
On April 16, the Grand Shaykh of al-Azhar al-Tayīb visited a church in ‘Āftīh that was completely rebuilt by the army after having been torched a month ago, due to sectarian clashes between Muslims and Copts. (Reviewer’s note: News story was also covered in al-Misrī al-Yawm/ p. 3/ April 17, 2011)
Dr. Muhammad Badī', the Murshid [Guide] of the Muslim Brotherhood Group, praised the role of the Armed Forces played in mollifying a fitnah tā'ifīyah in Sūl village of 'Ātfīh in Helwan governorate. He said that this fitnah was sparked by the former regime and the State Security Agency to abort what...
Now is the time to discuss sensitive issues, fears and requirements made by the Copts, to achieve real national unity. Calls these days for the formation of political parties on Christian or Islamic grounds pose a threat to national unity. They would only strengthen fanatics.
Kūrnīsh al-Nīl area, beside the building of the Egyptian television, is Nevine Naguib's way to work every day. One day, during Copts protest on the demolishing of the church of Two Martyrs, Saint Mina and Saint George in 'Ātfīh, she had a personal experience on the ideologies of some Muslims...
[Text spoken at the Missio-organized Parlamentarischer Abend in Berlin, March 15, 2011. The meeting was well attended. Seven members of parliament from different political parties participated, along with assistants of other members in parliament and diplomats of the Foreign Ministry. Dr. Otmar...
Investigations continued into the events that occurred in al-Muqattam area, which resulted in the killing of thirteen civilians and wounding one hundred and forty others. Many Christians' homes were burned in the area as well as a number of storages which residents use to store garbage materials.

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