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Al-Fajr reports on a strike held recently by a group of Christians who were protesting the construction of a church.
Robeir al-Faris reviews the previous month’s newspapers in Egypt, examining the Muslim-Christian divide in Egypt. The first of two topics presented in this article is the renaming of Victoria Square to Victory of Islam Square in a religiously mixed area of Shubra, Cairo. The second issue presented...
The editorial highlights several interesting articles in this week’s issue, including a report about Christian missionary work and Islamic da‘wah. There is also an article in this issue about the oath that Christians say in Egyptian courts which Hulsman brings to the reader’s attention.
The author compares various media treatments of the Abu Fana incidents and other recent issues in Muslim-Christian relations. He asserts that the media treatment of the incidents was insufficient and influenced by the government.
The article discusses the Azhar Grand Imām Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī’s lawsuit against the chief editor of al-Fajr daily in the context of legal claims that may lead to imprisonment of journalists for what they write.
In this issue’s editorial Drs. Hulsman highlights the complications of the Rosetta church issue as well as discussing the recently released US International Religious Freedom Report, which has provoked widespread reactions in Egypt.
While the uproar in the wake of the first attack against the Abū Fānā monastery continues, monks were again attacked and stoned by people from the tribal communities. Heated discussions and debates on the issue are still being reported in the media. Muslims accuse the monks of killing a young man...
The amendments to the 1938 statute are being debated by the Christian denominations in Egypt. While the State Council's deputy chairman said that it contains points that violate the law, others such as Coptic thinker Kamāl Zākhir believes that it will encourage Christians to convert to Islam.
Fādī Imīl and Nadā Muhammad ‘Alī report on sectarian incidents in Egypt.
Ahmad ‘Abd al-Jalīl writes about religious discrimination among members of the Misryūn Dhid al-Ta‘asub [Egyptians against discrimination] group.

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