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Background: The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) was founded in 1985 and has its headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. It is a non-profit NGO and fights for the defence of human rights in Egypt. It investigates, monitors, and reports on human rights violations and defends people's rights...
Background: Prominent Egyptian democratization activist Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn ʾĪbrāhīm (born 3 December, 1938) discusses the issue of elections in Egypt, and the extent to which they are fair or corrupt. Dr. ʾĪbrāhīm's interest is with democracy and human rights. He is involved in many organisations...
After nearly a year under Sīsī, Egypt’s Christian minority has mixed feelings in regards to progress made during his presidency on Coptic issues. Some praised his visits to cathedrals, his strong reaction to the killing of 21 Egyptian Copts in Libya, and his approval of the building of several new...
Meanwhile, presidential hopeful Dr. 'Abd al-Mun'im Abū al-Futūh called on Muslim and Christian clerics to bring up youths and youngsters to respect sound religious values and teach them how to avoid fanaticism, extremism and hatred of others. "It is a shame that some Christians say they would...
“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger--but recognize the opportunity.” John F. Kennedy Egypt is at a stage of  “crisis” with “dangers” but at the same time Egypt is full of...
On a trip to the village of Qufada in Upper Egypt, Intern Jonathan Vink became fascinated with the art of tattooing, which has a rich heritage within the Coptic demonination population of Egypt. This article is a product of his curiousity on the subject, which is also published with Egypt Today. 
Post-Mursī, some say the Salafi Nour Party was pushed into a corner. Others say they played their cards perfectly. In any case they supported the 2014 constitution despite its removal of religious provisions they largely orchestrated only two years earlier. While the Muslim Brotherhood and most...
From April 25-28 I traveled with Arab West Report through a few Upper Egyptian Holy Family sites, places Mary, Joseph, and Jesus are recorded to have stayed according to Coptic tradition. This travelogue will share some of the insights and anecdotes learned along the way, by means of pictures taken...

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