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An editorial by Youssef Sidhom that praises the NCHR report recommendations for allowing the Naga Hammadi incidents to force the government rethink how it will deal with sectarian problems in Egypt. Sidhom criticizes those voices who simply ignore the problem and gloss over discrimination against...
This article gives an in-depth account of the events in Najc Hammādī on the Coptic Christmas Eve. It includes a number of first hand accounts of the shooting, as well as interviews from the victims’ families. It also follows the victims from the shooting, to the hospital in Najc Hammādī, to Sohag...
The Egyptian press discusses the recent visit of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and responses from various commentators. The papers also note Pope Shenouda’s refusal to receive the delegation from the committee.
The Nag Hammadi sectarian crime which took place on Coptic Christmas Eve, 6 January, and which left six Copts dead and nine wounded, triggered wide protest and rallies by Copts in places as wide apart as Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Rome, Vienna, Athens and Sydney. Mary Joseph sent Watani live...
Qināwī reflects on the situation in Egypt with regard to the tense sectarian state.
Al-Dustūr interviews Dr. Qadrī Hifnī and discusses Muslim–Christian relations.
The European Parliament has condemned the “systematic persecution” of Christians in Egypt and Malaysia. Egyptian diplomats worked in vain to prevent Egypt and Malaysia being tarred with the same brush. Some people criticized the decision as being the work of right-wing Christian European groups and...
A candle-lit demonstration was organized in Saint Mark’s Cathedral, the Coptic Orthodox papal residency in Cairo, to protest against the attacks in Naj‘ Hammādī.
The defendants in the al-Zaytūn case ask that their trial be postponed. They fear that the al-Zaytūn trial will be influenced by the Naj‘ Hammādī trial, which will take place at the same time. 
This article deals with the arson of a number of Coptic owned homes in Upper Egypt. After the original five houses were set aflame on January 14th, additional security was added to the village. This did not, however, deter the arsonists from continuing to set two more houses on fire during the days...

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