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The article describes three examples of people who were excluded from the recent local council elections, the author bemoans the fact that when marginalized groups such as Christians and women seek more active participation in the political sphere they are hindered by the ruling National Democratic...
Sectarian strife in Egypt has been a hot topic of contention in the media. The following article presents a synopsis of incidents that have occurred in Egypt in the recent years. The author considers the reasons behind these attacks, the similar situations that they share, that is attacks that have...
The author considers the reactions to the incidents of sectarian sedition between Muslims and Christians in Bimhā, al-‘Ayyāṭ, in Giza governorate. He criticizes certain media outlets for not covering the story in its entirety, and the demands that were submitted following the incident which he...
The following article lists examples of Muslim-Christian incidents since 1996 with an analysis of the different causes leading to such unfortunate incidents. This report was presented to the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Council for Human Rights.
The Center for Arab-West Understanding presents its annual report for 2006, highlighting the objectives achieved and the goals for the upcoming year. 2006 was landmarked by growing toward the Center for Arab-West Understanding, and laying the basis for an electronic documentation center.
The German group that visited the route of the Holy Family said that the trip helped them to change the negative image which the European media reports concerning Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt. They said they felt the good relations between Muslims and Christians and also the hospitality and...
Egyptian articles that pay attention to conflicts within the Coptic Orthodox Church. A good analysis of medieval Muslim-Christian relations by Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery. Attention and appreciation for AWR work.
Watani interviewed Samir Mitri Gayed, a member of the National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association (N.E.H.R.A), a pressure group which is keen on opening up religious tourism in Egypt.
In light of the Holy Virgin’s fast, which begins on the first day of the Coptic month of Misra (7 August) and ends with the Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin on 16 Misra, the author outlines the history of the sacred cave in Assiut which is believed to have sheltered the Holy Family for...
Bāsimah William writes about the celebrations of the feast of the Virgin Mary at Dayr al-Azrā’ in Jabal Assiut, which does not attract only Christians, but also Muslims and people from all over the world.

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