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Montasser El-Zayat, generally acknowledged as lawyer and spokesman of the radical Gama’at al-Islamiya, explains in an interview the dynamics within the extremist groups. He asks for a dialogue with these groups.
Dr. Mohammed Sayed Tantawi said that all religions aim at the happiness of man. He also said that in Egypt all Egyptians are equal in rights and duties.
The leaders of the Egyptian parties agree that there is no religious persecution in Egypt and that America should not interfere in internal Egyptian matters.
Sheikh Sha’arawi was the foremost television preacher and was able to influence millions. Sha’arawi’s aim was to maintain traditional religious values in society through convincing people to adhere to these values. The authors believe he died at a time that the tide of religious conservatism may...
88 new members of the Shura (consultative) council were elected and 47 members appointed. Among the newly appointed members were three prominent Coptic businessmen. This raised to nine the number of Copts in the Council and to nearly 40 the number of businessmen.
Dr. Christian van Nispen criticized the ban of the Minister of Education to teach the book of Maxime Rodinson’s book Muhammad at the American University in Cairo after Salah Montassir criticized it in Al-Ahram of May 13, 1998. Salah Montassir believed the book constituted an attack on Islam but van...
An overview of a very special electoral campaign in Alexandria.
Hulsman argues that there are social problems in Egypt but not persecution and that if the proposals for a law promoting religious freedom worldwide becomes law they could lead to polarization between Muslims and Christians in Egyptian society. He gives examples of stories which have been...
The arguments against establishing a Christian party.
The article sums up numbers or Copts in the countries of emigration as well as mentions several Coptic organizations outside Egypt.

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