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A wooden cross in front of a church in Assiut arouses Muslims’ discontentment and the security asked the church to remove it.
Sectarian strife in Egypt has been a hot topic of contention in the media. The following article presents a synopsis of incidents that have occurred in Egypt in the recent years. The author considers the reasons behind these attacks, the similar situations that they share, that is attacks that have...
This report explains the escalations following the alleged conversion of a priest’s wife to Islam. Much background is given to the cultural context that explain why such an issue is so sensitive in Egypt. The report also shows that several of the organizers of the demonstration in Cairo have done...
At the "Quddaas Al-Arbaien" held last Thursday in the Archangel Michael Church for the spirits of those who were killed in Al-Kosheh was presided over by Bishop Wissa of Al-Balyana and Dar Al-Salaam, General Bishop Yo’annes, the delegate of His Holiness the Pope, and the secretary of the pope. A...
Arms trading is the only suspect that no one paid attention to in the recent incident at Al-Kosheh, although it was behind every incident to threaten the security and safety of citizens and the country, and although the bats of darkness [the terrorists] used them [the firearms] to kill around 1500...
The local authorities accepted several successive complaints by a local citizen against Dr Gamaal Haneen and his brothers, who were building a new house for the entire family, that they were constructing a church building. This led to a forced closure of the house happening during the receiving of...
[Follow-up article from Week 11, Article 8, March 14, 1999] On March 13, Al-Watani presented the case of a citizen from Assiut Governorate whose land was seized by a neighbor following refusal to pay taxes. The March 20, 1999, reply of Assiut’s Director of Public Relations is given and commented...
William Waseely and his brothers have been cultivating the land from the yield of which they earn their family income. William’s trouble started in 1992 when neighboring farmers suddenly began to cause him trouble and asked a form of protection money.
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