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Initiative for Egyptian Personal Rights calls on the President to codify requirements for churches and religious buildings   The Initiative for Egyptian Personal Rights said that tensions and sectarian attacks, witnessed in the Minyā Governorate in recent days have hindered the practice of...
Initiative calling for the facilitation of building and restoring churches   A new initiative has provided for the building and restoration of churches in Egypt. This comes in the wake of the security forces’ attack on the Diocese Megāga meant to prevent the building of a church in the village,...
In Egypt, sectarian conflict can be dizzying. When news breaks it explodes – Muslim mobs, churches burned, priests attacked. When the news crests it collapses – Muslim denials, church agreement, security clampdown. Only when the news settles can the situation be understood – partially,...
Former presidential candidate Hamdīn Sabbāhī sent a message to Egyptian Christians asking them not to pack up and leave their homeland after the rate of emigration by Egyptians, particularly Copts, has been reportedly on the rise this month. [Mahmūd Kāmil and Bahā’ al-Mahdī, al-Akhbār, July 19, p...
The defense counsel of the families of martyrs of the October 9 Maspero incidents quit the case and called for setting up an independent civil investigation panel. [‘Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, April 12, p. 8] Read original text in Arabic
Rānyā Khalīl Ibrāhīm, the heroine of yet another sectarian trouble sparked recently in Mīt Bashār village, Minyā al-Qamh town, al-Sharqia governorate, said that she was not kidnapped and that she left her father’s home with her own free will. [‘Ādil al-Shā’ir, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Feb. 19, p. 6]...
It is the time before the presidential elections. Egypt is in the middle of a possible transitional period and a mostly transitional mood.
Central Security Forces (CSF) used live ammunition as well as illegal quantities of tear gas, rubber bullets and buckshot during clashes that erupted in Tahrir Square on 28 and 29 June, according to a report by the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR).
Edited by: Cornelis Hulsman, Editor-in-chief Arab-West Report, Clare Turner, academic language editor CIDTAn in depth report into 13 human rights organizations in Egypt, written with a view to creating a network with some of these organizations with a particular focus on issues of mutual interest...

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