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Church leaders described the law that prevents demonstrations in houses of worship as an unprecedented step that aims to deprive Copts of their rights.
Head of Al-Kalema Center for Human Rights Mamdūh Nakhlah has joined the defense team of a lawsuit filed by the Middle East Christian Association asking for compensation for victims of al-Kushh clashes in 1998 and 2000.
Ṭāhā Farghalī discusses the issue of human rights centers based on religious orientations, reporting on the statements of Egyptian intellectuals on the activities of these center and whether they serve human rights causes in Egypt or if they pose a threat to the stability of Egyptian society.
Shīrīn Rabīc reports on an Iftār banquet organized by a Coptic lawyer and human rights activist in honor of the Islamic thinker and lawyer Yūsuf al-Badrī in celebration of their reconciliation after a short period of tensions between them.
Rumors about the establishment of a Coptic organization called the Coptic Brotherhood are spreading on some Coptic Web sites.
Sharīf al-Dawākhilī presents a brief profile of the Coptic lawyer Mamdūḥ Nakhlah, the director of the Kalema Center for Human Rights, pointing at Nakhlah’s initiatives to defend the Coptic cause and to establish a political party.
Following the arrest of both Dr. ‘Ādil Fawzī, representative of the Middle East Christian Association in Egypt, and his assistant Peter ‘Izzat, expatriate Copts are trying to establish a global Coptic union that will assemble various Coptic organizations working in Egypt and abroad.
Sharīf ‘Abd Allāh reports on Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī’s threat that he would file a complaint before the Public Prosecutor against Mamdūḥ Nakhlah, director of the Word Center for Human Rights, accusing him of disdaining Islam.
Hānī Labīb believes that Father Marqus ‘Azīz and Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī are two sides of the same coin. He argues that the differences between them are only in religion and uniforms.
The press continues its investigations into the case of Muḥammad Aḥmad Ḥijāzī, an Egyptian citizen who has converted to Christianity. He has filed the first ever lawsuit to formally prove that he has become a Christian by changing his ID and other official papers. A broad range of opinions and...

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