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Memories of Dr. Otto Meinardus, and the position he took between two cultures, particularly in relation to his stance on Coptic Orthodox traditions.
Azharites are entitled to a privilege because study at the preparatory stage continues for four years, one year more than in ordinary education. Moreover, students in the Azhar have a heavy curriculum load, since they study the Azhar subjects as well as all of the education ministry curricula.
Mamdouh Nakhla, who submitted a proposal to establish a Coptic party, answers questions about the objectives of such a party.
The Supreme Administrative Court will give its verdict on a legal dispute between Pope Shenouda and the governor of Sohag over the Red Monastery in November. After the court turned over the challenge pope Shenouda filed against the verdict ordering the removal of cultivated plants on 8 acres next...
I received an unsigned letter about a Coptic grievance. The letter is written in English with an Arabic summary. The title of the letter is “The injustices suffered by the Christian minority in Egypt.” The letter also reminds the reader of the raids conducted by armed Islamic groups against the...
In a seminar organized by the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, Copts talked about their human rights grievances. Many prejudices against Copts have recently come to the surface as seen in the events at Al-Kosheh village in Upper Egypt a couple of years ago. The incident in Upper Egypt showed...
Agence France -Pressse opened with the police preventing unrest in Taha al-‘Ameda after the priest and two members of the church had been killed “when the car in which they were being driven away for questioning crashed.” AFP also reports that “the police officer who was driving the car jumped out...
Text of a lecture for students and professors of different faculties at the University of Copenhagen, November 3, 2004, about plans to establish the Center for Arab-West Understanding in Cairo, Egypt. The text explains that intercultural tensions do exist but can be combated with good information.
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...
The verdict given in the action of Al-Kosheh has caused a strong line of division between Egypt’s Muslims and Christians. Most Muslims accept the impartiality of the court while many Christians, inside and outside Egypt, expressed their anger in articles, letters and interviews about the verdict....

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