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Isḥaq Ibrāhīm, a researcher within the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, said that recent events in al-Buḥayrah are yet another example of the recurring story of church closures creating sectarian tension. In the absence of a license to build a church, the people of the village of Kūm al-...
This article deals with the rules of conversion from Christianity to Islam, and vice-versa, in Egypt.
On November 14th a group of employees and interns working at CIDT visited the Monastery of Saint Macarius and the Monastery of Saint Bīshūy in Wādī al-Natrūn. Visiting the monasteries of Wādī al-Natrūn is an introduction in Coptic life and traditions. It provides us interns with a lot of...
A Coptic girl who disappeared on June 14 was returned to her family by the security authorities. The article points out, however, that many other families are not so lucky and that there are cases of other Christians in the area who have gone missing and not been found by the police.
Watanī has investigated the case of a Coptic teacher who was accused of trying to convert his Muslims students. The teacher has denied the charges but his life has been changed irrevocably by the events.
Drs. Hulsman’s report discusses the state of past and present relations between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. The paper opens by giving information about Pope Shenouda III and the most important incidents that have taken place during his reign. The second half of the paper then looks at specific...
The transcript of an interview conducted by Cornelis Hulsman with Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá, in which Mūsá provides a background of his work and publications. Mūsá further describes his own experiences and confrontations with the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt.
A report following discussions with young Copts in Germany claiming they had been discriminated and persecuted in Egypt.
A copy of the Group for Democratic Development and Andalus Institute for Tolerance and Anti-Violence Studies’ report on the Alexandria sectarian riots in October 2005.
Dialogue between the Episcopal Church and the Azhar. Comment on stories about the attempted conversion of Wafa Costantin, the wife of a Coptic Orthodox priest in Abū al-Mattamir.


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