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Swift intensive efforts were made this week to contain a Muslim-Christian crisis due to a blasphemous article, by a Muslim writer, about a former monk. Thousands of angry youths protested against the article, the Government was accused of being in collusion with the paper, Pope Shenouda...
The American delegation investigating religious freedoms in Egypt started its meetings with Egyptian prominent religious and public figures. The delegation’s visit to Egypt is receiving wide criticism by almost all Egyptian organisations, intellectuals, and political parties.
The Criminal Court of Sohag gave its verdict in al-Kosheh case, in which 57 Muslims and 39 Copts were accused. Ninety-two defendants were set free and four Muslim defendants were sentenced to between one and ten years imprisonment. No one was convicted of murder, although 21 Christians were...
Reactions vary between accepting or rejecting the idea of deleting the religion reference from Egyptian identity cards. People of both opinions express their arguments in this article.
American citizens living in Egypt submitted an official request to establish a Mormon church in Egypt. The authorities turned them down stating that it is not an appropriate time to grant them permission. The author met with the head of the denomination and other Christian figures in Egypt to...
Rose al-Yousuf interviews the head of the Washington-based U.S. Copts Association (USCA), Michael Munīr, who expresses his point of view on a number of issues, including the recent suspension of the activities of the U.S. Republican Institute, the demands of Egyptian judges and the strong...
The article deals with the issue of the defrocking of priests and monks as 50 clergymen have been defrocked during the past five years, the most recent of whom were two priests in al-Jīza parish who were defrocked for committing financial excesses and violating canon laws.
An article covering a seminar which took place at the Cairo Center for Human Rights on problems facing Copts in Egypt in which a number of famous Egyptian intellectuals participated.
Mamdouh Nakhla, head of the Al -Kalīma Center for Human Rights, is participating with Muhammed al-Dirinī and ‘Aboud al- Zumour in the authorship of a book entitled "The Hell Capital" about how Christians and prisoners are treated in Egypt.
The Center for Human Rights Research in Cairo has agreed to put an end to the discriminatory acts between Muslims and Christians in Egypt.

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