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Extremists have ordered that no strangers from outside the village enter the Virgin church in ‘Aqalīat, Aswan in order to celebrate the feast of Virgin Mary.
The grand imām, Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyib, al- Azhar Shaykh, has met with the two tribes of Aswan (Banī Hilāl and al-Dabūdiyah) in the Azhar.
Dr. Yāssir Burhāmī, the vice president of the Salafī Call in a visit to members of the Nūr Party and the Salafī Call in Aswan, called upon them to take along their relatives and give a ‘yes’ vote in the referendum. He added that the draft constitution protects Islamic identity and refers to Islamic...
 On Sunday the governor of Aswan, Mustafā Yusrī, announced that people from all parts of Aswanian society have flocked to the Church to wish Coptic Christians a happy Easter, an indication of the brotherly love between citizens. He himself also wished them a happy Easter and assured them that there...
I saw the expression 'Coptic Invaders’ written on a sign lifted by a protestor in a demonstration in Aswan, September 2011, when ignorant extremists burned down the Church of al-Mārīnāb Bidfū. I approached the man holding the sign and told him "Listen my friend, your free in your choice to be evil...
The first group of international human rights trainers graduate in Aswan An international human rights organization (T.O.T) in Aswan has graduated its first group of students. Participants in the program worked in workshops aimed at developing communication and presentation skills, as well as...
The composition of the committee to rewrite Egypt’s constitution was deliberately designed to include the diversity of Egyptian society. According to the representative of the Nubian community, Hajāj Udūl, in the case of his people this was a deliberate break from the past.
The Maspero Youth Union (MYU) has published a report on the sectarian violence that occurred in Egypt throughout 2011. The report, released in Arabic and English, focuses on sectarian violence against Copts, particularly after the 25th of January 2011. It is based on documentation by Egyptian and...
I. Introduction In 2007, Rā’id al-Sharqāwī, a retired Egyptian coast guard intelligence officer, provided former intern Maria Rezzonico figures on the number of Copts in Egypt by governorate. These numbers were never published and so, in December of 2011, Ra’ed was interviewed once more to compile...
Idfū Court has sentenced Archpriest Makarious Būlus ‘Awad, Priest of al-Marīnab church in Aswan governorate, to prison for six months and a fine of EgP 300. He was convicted of illegally increasing the height of the church building, violating the permit of the church. [Al-Misrīyūn, March 6, 2012]  

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