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For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
The Solidarity Committee of the House of Representatives has finished discussing a bill to support Egyptian women said to be finalized and sent to the council’s registrar to be included on the agenda of plenary sessions.
The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights organized a conference entitled "Participation of Women and Youth in Local Councils: a Shift towards Real Democracy."
Hiba Hajras, a member of the National Council for Women and Rapporteur of the Committee on Women with Disabilities, met with the wife of Pakistani President and First Lady Samina Alvi on the sidelines of a high-level global meeting to discuss planning for a World Report on Technology for Persons...
Shīʿah leaders asked for representation for their minority in the Constituent Committee responsible for amending the suspended constitution. They said that what matters the most is the not to repeat the mistakes that led the previous regime to exclude the Shīʿah community from the commission for...
The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said that under direct instructions from Minister Riyāḍ Al-Mālkī, Chairman of the Permanent National Ministerial Committee, the ministry is to follow up on the inclusion of the State of Palestine to international treaties and charters.  ...
The competent security authorities deported accused suspects from Kuwait to Egypt. The Supreme State Security Prosecutor ordered to imprison them for 15 days in Ṭura Līmān Prison pending investigations into accusations of their joining a group established contrary to the provisions of the law and...
Over the past two days, participants gathered at the Egypt Media Forum to discuss the state of journalism in Egypt and the factors, affecting its quality and production.  Under the title of “Quality Journalism: Content, Practices and Business Models,” the forum, as organized by the DEDI Media Club...
It is a sunny winter morning in Cairo when I and a small group from the Maadi Community Church (MCC) take the road for al-Qanāṭir prison. Located in al-Qanāṭir area, at the apex of the Nile Delta, al-Qanāṭir prison includes the only big female prison in Egypt. In addition, the complex hosts a...
For many years expatriate churches in Cairo organize regular visits to foreign prisoners at Qanater prison. Egyptian authorities allow foreigners only to visit non-Egyptian nationals. Egyptian visitors are allowed to visit both Egyptian and non-Egyptian visitors. It is much easier to visit prison...

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