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The list below is based on the information obtained from both H.E. Governor Adli Hussein and H.G. Bishop Marcos until April 1, 2001. The list is followed by a number of questions about the information found.
Both the governor of Qalyubiya and the bishop of Shubra el-Kheima provided us with documents to support their arguments. We have translated the 11 documents, and placed them in chronological order. In this order it is important to distinguish between the period before March 1 (the oral permit of...
After Dale Gavlak and Cornelis Hulsman interviewed the governor of Qalyubiya they interviewed H.G. Bishop Marcos and asked him to respond to all the issues raised by the governor.
Translation of an official document provided by H.E. Adli Hussein, the governor of Qalyubiya on March 20, 2001. The document lists the permits given by the governor to repair churches in his governorate. The now disputed church of Sandabis is also listed on this document. The governor approved "...
Translation of an official document provided by H.E. Adli Hussein, the governor of Qalyubiya on March 20, 2001.
The governor gave his point of view on the problems with the church service building in Shubra el-Kheima. He beliefs the problems lies primarily with the lack of required licenses. The destroyed building will, however, be rebuild because " That is the order of the President." The governor also...
The information in this text is based on interviews Ms. Gavlak and Cornelis Hulsman made together with governor Adli Hussein and Bishop Marcos in March 2001 and the documents they provided. The article gives a background of the problems until around April 1.
Bishop Marcos comments on the article in Watani (art. 8) and believes it gives an accurate description of the problems around the church in Sandabis. The bishop also provided information about the church service building in Shubra el-Kheima and said the governorate incorrectly beliefs he wants to...
This is the full text of an article written for Christianity Today in the US. It gives an overview of the Egyptian responses against the visit of a delegation of the US Commission for on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). Many church leaders and observers believe the American focus on...
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...

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