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Saad Eddin Ibrahim said that because he is currently being tried before Egypt’s Higher State Security Court on charges which include his lectures and writings on religious freedom and minority rights, including those of Egyptian Copts, his defense lawyer requested him to decline the invitation to...
A new group, lead by Maurice Sadeq, was formed to defame Egypt. This usually happens whenever President Mubarak is about to visit the United States. The group claimed that Christians are persecuted in Egypt. Almost all Christian societies refused to take part in a meeting the group called for.
The suspicions in Mamdouh Nakhla’s press release amount to a conspiracy theory about the death of a priest without having any supporting evidence. Some American Coptic activists tried to convince the RNSAW not to publish this text in the RNSAW because it harms Nakhla’s credibility. The intensive...
The introduction of the Coptic researcher Hani Labib’s "Religious protection crisis.. Religion and the state in Egypt" is written by Prof. Mohammed Selim Al-Awa, an Islamic thinker. Labib believes that the most dangerous tool of globalization is religion. Religion is the most explosive and...
Bishop Marcos reported that President Mubarak granted a permit to build a church in Shoubra Al-Kheima. This decision came after the US Copts Association organized an international protest against the demolition of a building belonging to the Coptic Orthodox Church. It is practice of Coptic Orthodox...
The verdict given in the action of Al-Kosheh has caused a strong line of division between Egypt’s Muslims and Christians. Most Muslims accept the impartiality of the court while many Christians, inside and outside Egypt, expressed their anger in articles, letters and interviews about the verdict....
The Editorial Board of the RNSAW announces six new members of the Board of Advisors.
Immediately after H.H. Pope Shenouda [Shinūda] heard of the murders in al-Koshh he sent two bishops, including Bishop Marcos [Marquṣ] of Shubra al-Khayma, to investigate this. I spoke with Bishop Marcos to offer him my condolences. The bishop gave me the list of names as Bishop Wisaa [Wīṣā], Bishop...
The author points to the importance of Egypt in the Biblical history and that many of God’s great men once took refuge in Egypt. He outlines the Coptic tradition of the route of the Holy Family during their time in Egypt and suggests that the sites that were visited by the Holy Family should be...
Hulsman argues that there are social problems in Egypt but not persecution and that if the proposals for a law promoting religious freedom worldwide becomes law they could lead to polarization between Muslims and Christians in Egyptian society. He gives examples of stories which have been...

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