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Background: The People’s Assembly and Shūrā Council (Senate) were elected through an electoral system of single member plurality under Ḥusnī Mubārak’s regime. The ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) always ensured a super-majority by means of fraud, ballot stuffing, intimidation, and lack of...
 A judicial source reported that a felony court charged 69 people to life in prison for their roles in an assault and burning of a church in a village near Cairo in 2013. The al-Sayyida al-‘Adhrā’ Church was burned in the wave of violence that gripped the country following the overthrow of former...
The tenth day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic Hijrī calendar is known as ‘Āshūrā’. This day, is a sacred day celebrated by both Sunnīs and Shī’ah Muslims alike albeit for different reasons. Despite sharing this day in common, it highlights differences and brings memories of unjustified...
Husām Hindī comments on the Grand Imām’s reaction to al-Dustūr’s cartoons depicting him as the Catholic Pope.
Wā’il al-Ibrāshī writes about an alleged Jewish synagogue in Egypt. An American rabbi came to Egypt searching for what is the biggest and one the most important Jewish synagogues in Egypt. The rabbi asked for the help of the Ministry of Antiquities and a Christian priest in his investigations. Al-...
Rāmī Rushdī reports on damages that have been found in four buildings in Giza Square due to excavation work taking place in the neighboring St. Mark’s Orthodox church.
Dr. Zaghlūl al-Najjār and Dr. Mustafá al-Shak‘ah, both members of the Islamic Research Academy, are to be interrogated before the North Giza Prosecution on charges of disdaining Christianity.
Dr. Hasanayn Kushk conducted a study that revealed the increasing number of Christian prisoners in Egyptian prisons. The study presents numbers and percentages and discusses the possible reasons behind them.
In a recent security crackdown, prosecution authorities in al-Minūfīyah and al-Fayyūm decided to detain 31 Muslim Brotherhood members and leaders for 15 days.
Two Christian university students were detained in the northern governorate of Matrouh on charges of attempting to incite sectarian strife after they were involved in sending a cell phone message that threatened to kill a Coptic girl and was signed by the Army of Muhammad.

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