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This paper begins by reviewing Egypt’s post-2011 transition prior to 2013, which includes briefs on the 2011-2012 parliamentary elections, the 2012 presidential elections, and unrest and sectarian violence during the period between Ḥusnī Mubārak’s overthrow and the summer of 2013.
Egyptian women experience different kinds of violence and recently the violations against female human rights activists and women’s rights defenders have increased. According to the organisation, Nazra for Feminist Studies, the violations against women in Egypt are increasing. These violations...
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 World Book Day is celebrated on April 23 every year in order to promote for reading and strengthen the cultural aspects of the book. Recognized by the UNESCO, this celebration is an opportunity to examine and review the proper methods of disseminating culture and making it available to all.
Ayad Mossad [ʿAyyād Musʿad] discusses his time as foundation chairman of the Arab-West Report as well as some background information on his life. Accompanied is a contextual commentary included by Cornelis Hulsman.
In an interview with a Saudi newspaper, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawādrūs II reiterated his statement about the number of Christians in Egypt, saying that the number of Christians is 15 million.
Al-Shabāb interviewed Dr. Muḥammad al-Mahdī professor of psychiatry to understand the meaning of the shocking numbers that resulted from the last census, for every change that steps by the Egyptian society has repercussions on its psychologic structure.
The Egyptian Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) has presented a documentary about the history of censuses in Egypt in celebration of the announcement of the 2017 Egyptian census in the presence of President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī.
A controversy generated when the Egyptian government decided not to announce the number of Copts in the last census and on why, in the first place, it did not announce that a census has been made based on the religious affiliation of the population.  
The author, Ḥamdī Rizq, states that the recent population census did not meet the expectations of Copts and a range of observers who wanted to know the official number of Copts in Egypt. Although the national Coptic Orthodox Church does not announce or ask for numbers to avoid provoking sectarian...

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