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This article talks about the founding of the organization Egyptians against Religious Discrimination (MARED) and the media coverage concerning sectarian issues in Egypt, with regard to MARED.
The author traces sectarian events which took place in some Egyptian governorates as the most probable inflamed places for future incidents.
In spite of the bitter controversy created by Sayyid al-Qimnī’s honoring, some people have expressed their admiration for his ideas. Al-Qimnī expresses his views, and comments on issues related to freedom of expression and sectarianism in Egypt.
Human rights centers in Egypt have stated that 27 sectarian events took place in the country in the last eight months. However, only four of these incidents were discussed in parliament. In addition many MPs believe that discussing sectarian incidents will only ignite more strife and add to...
Hānī Samīrclaims the National Democratic Party (NDP) contributes to fitnah among Egyptians
More details were published about the recent incidents against Bahā’īs in al-Shūrānīyah village. Bahā’īs are eager to proclaim their religious rights, and the media seem to be keeping the issue in the spotlight.
On April 2 Bahā’īs in an Upper Egyptian village were attacked by Muslim residents of the village after people from neighboring towns teased them for having Bahā’īs living among them.
Young people attack Bahā’īs’ houses in an Upper Egyptian village.
Shukrī reports on the recent sectarian incident against Bahā’ī citizens that took place in Upper Egypt.
On March 16 the Supreme Administrative Court passed a ruling allowing Bahā’īs to leave the religion field on their official documents blank. The ruling marks the end of a five year battle on the part of the Bahā’īs but has unfortunately been marred by sectarian events that took place against them a...
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