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For the first time in years we had one of our student interns questioned and detained by Egyptian police for one day which has resulted in questions from a number of our relations. It all turned out to be a very unfortunate misunderstanding, but it nevertheless was very unpleasant for our student....
Police forces in Maghāghah, al-Minya governorate, managed on Wednesday (October 31) to contain sectarian clashes between Muslim and Christian students that erupted after a quarrel over priority to get seats in a train. The clashes left five wounded.
In the governorate of Dakahlia Counselor Mansūr Saqr, Head of the Criminal Court in Dakahlia, has stepped down from the trial of 19 men accused of killing a taxi driver. Residents of his village Sandūb gathered outside the court in Mansura to protest against the most severe punishment. General...
The Diocese of Maghāghah and al- ‘Adawah in Minya requested the security forces to intensify their presence in front of the churches. 
A high-level church source revealed the details of a stormy session that took place in the Holy Synod, over 5 hours, headed by of Pope Tawadros. 
The official website of the Coptic Orthodox diocese of Suhāj (Sohag), al-Munshaʾah, and al-Marāgha disclosed a statement on the terror attack that claimed the death of 7 people and many wounded.
Julie Casper writes of her experiences with the ancient Egyptian tradition of "Subuu'". (Photo credits go to Julie and Jayson Casper)
The announcement of the death of Pope Shenouda has had an effect on relations between Muslims and Copts, who are always united in hard times as a Muslim family in Maghāghah, that had a long feud with a Coptic family in Shārūnah village, embarked in a good gesture on terminating the dispute that...
On August 13, 2018, a group of interns from CAWU went on a day trip to Maghāgha, Dayr al-Garnūs, and Banī Mazār, with the aim of becoming acquainted with Coptic culture and daily life in the area. Although the trip took on a somewhat improvised nature (our original plan of visiting the village of...
This article was written with the purpose of exploring the overlapping interests between MISEREOR & CIDT/CAWU, which, in my view, explains the many years of cooperation between MISEREOR & CIDT/CAWU. This paper provides a brief overview of both parties, their goals and achievements, and...

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