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Families in ‘Ayāt have stated that the clashes between the families and thugs have renewed. According to inhabitants, thugs are extorting the families. They have shut down shops for the refusal of the shop-owners to pay extortions. Thugs have also terrorized the Christians families and extorted the...
A Ministry of Interior official source said that an armed attack targeted a cafe in the village of al-ˈĀmīriya in al-ˈAyyāṭ, south of Giza, on Saturday night, killing two of the cafe's customers, and wounding others, one of them seriously.
Muslims will face an LE10 fine if their cell phones ring during prayers at a Giza mosque, which is popular with al-'Ayāt town residents, the local media reported on March 30. The fines will be used for upgrading the government-run mosque, which has become the first mobile-free place of worship in...
 The Land Center for Human Rights organized a meeting on Saturday, March 11, 2011 in ‘Ayāt which is not far from ‘Ātfīh. This meeting did not discuss the burning of the church in ‘Ātfīh but dealt with the issue of corruption and bribery by government officials, the seizure of public money, and the...
Anba Barnaba, Bishop of Rome, talks to Watani about the Copts in Italy and those in Egypt. He speaks of immigration, integration, discrimination, and the Egyptian nationality for all Copts.
This article discusses a conference held in Qalyubiya to discuss citizenship rights. Much of the conference was centered on the issue of Coptic rights in Egypt. Many prominent figures were also in attendance, and the author focuses on the comments made by the host, the Governor of Qalyubiya, Adly...
Two AWR interns investigate the news coverage of a dispute that took place in al-Tayyibah village, Minia. They analyzed the press reports of the incident and then look at the reconciliation sessions that took place in the wake of the conflict.
Sidhom comments on the Parliament’s refusal to discuss a unified law on building places of worship for the fifth year in a row.
Watani International comments on its most recent book, ’ Sadat in the memory of Copts: Days of pain and triumph.’ The book was written by Robeir al-Faris. The book is divided into eight chapters and looks at the development of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt as well as the Nāsir years before...
’A unified law for building worship places... necessity and impediments’ was the title of a seminar that was recently organized by the Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination group. Members of Parliament, human rights activists, public and media figures attended the seminar and it was led by the...

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