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Anba Barnaba, Bishop of Rome, talks to Watani about the Copts in Italy and those in Egypt. He speaks of immigration, integration, discrimination, and the Egyptian nationality for all Copts.
As‘ad comments on the political role of Pope Shenouda and the Church, and how this relationship affects principles of citizenship.
This article outlines Sidhom’s concerns regarding the 2010 report by the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) in relation to sectarian incidents in the past two years. He criticizes the report for not giving enough viable ways in which to alleviate the current situation of sectarian...
Two trials related to the recent Nag Hammadi incident have been adjourned. The first trial involved three suspects in the shooting the other involved Girgis Baroumi Girgis—the man accused of provoking the incident by raping a 12 year old Muslim girl. Girgis’ defense team had requested that the case...
 Nader Shukry reports on the release order issued for 19 detainees who were imprisoned following protests after the Naj‘ Hammādī incident. Defense lawyers, however, are pessimistic of a swift release in spite of the order.
 Nader Shukry reports on the holding of the Arbaeen mass in memory of those killed in the Naj‘ Hammādī incident, also mentioning protests around the world – including in Downtown Cairo – speaking out against sectarian violence.
Nader Shukry describes a recent art exhibition based around the theme of national unity. Entitled “I am Egyptian”, the exhibition featured artists’ responses to the threat of division, particularly in light of the recent events in Najc Hammādī. 
Al-Wafd interviews Lt. Fū’ād ‘Allām to discuss reasons behind sectarian fitnah in Egypt.                           
Representative of the defense for those who died in the Naj‘ Hammādī massacre, Mājid Hannā Wilson, directs a consoling message to victims’ families, assuring them that they will be able to meet up with their relatives in the afterlife thanks to resurrection.  
 Several Christians were released before Easter. The detained were held in different jails and were all imprisoned in the aftermath of the Coptic Christmas attacks in Naj‘ Hammādī.. 


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