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A Coptic family in the village of al-Kashḥ, the center of Dār al-Salām in Sūhāj governorate, called on President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to release Jirjis Rāḍī Jirjis Murqus from prison.
The dossier of Coptic emigration has popped its head with each political crisis they suffer. The first wave of emigration to the United States, Europe and Australia had taken place after they were harmed by the decisions of nationalization and seizure of their property and lands by virtue of the...
Security forces in the Sohag Security Department successfully thwarted a sectarian fitnah (strife) in al- Nusayrāt Village in Dar Al- Salām [CH: nor far from al-Kusheh, the village making headlines in 1998 and 2000 for violence that turned against Christians]. A Copt has started to construct a...
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
“The Maspero Youth Union (MYU) and other political movements started a march on Sunday (February 12) from ‘Abd al-Mun’im Riyād to the People’s Assembly to support MPs raising the issue of the Copts of al-‘Āmirīyah, Alexandria, who were forced to leave their dwelling places last week over a...
Michael Munīr was born in 1968 in Egypt in Abu Qurqas near Minia to a Coptic Catholic family even though he today considers himself Coptic Orthodox. Munīr refers to his life in Egypt as a member of an oppressed Christian minority without religious freedom, citing this as his reason to emigrate to...
Ayman Nūr is a strong proponent of liberal political reforms in Egypt as well as a strong profile on human rights. He has used his seat in parliament to carry out "investigations on everything from bread prices to torture." Only three months after establishing his new party, Ayman Nūr was stripped...
Al-Dustūr printed an interview given to Al-Hayat radio by Pope Tawadros in the run-up to Easter and following the attack on the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo earlier this month.  He spoke about the attack on the Cathedral, the response of the President and the interior ministry and the impact of this...
Sohag Investigation Department revealed that a high school student is behind the mysterious murder of a mother and her three children at their home in the village of Kushh in Dār al-Salām. Additionally, investigations reported that the sister of the victims helped the defendant. The girl had agreed...
A Coptic family has been devastated by the loss of the mother and her three children, who were murdered in the village of al-Kushh in Sohag Governorate. The mother, Farhānah Jirjis ‘Atīyah, 43-years-old, was found stabbed to death alongside her three children, aged 12, 10 and 8. The father of the...

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