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While monks resume their sit-in at the monastery of Abū Fānā, Coptic communities abroad are organizing demonstrations protesting the incidents. The following presents an up-to-date review of the aftermath of the Abū Fānā attacks.
The author discusses a dispute between 29 Coptic families who were evicted from their land under the premise that it was state owned, and presents the opinion of the region’s governor on the issue, as well as Watani International’s critique of the way in which the dispute is being handled.
The author discusses the problems that have arisen based on the Land Reclamation Law that was passed in 1961, and how this law is impacting Egyptians that were originally able to live on a lot of land allocated to them by a generous land-owner, who have thrice had their homes torn down since then.
The author considers a number of situations in which the citizen has been overruled by the state. He presents two specific examples, one of a plot of land that was given to the lowest bidder, and the other about forged IOU notes that greatly indebted citizens beyond their means.
A description of the lives of Copts living near the Nile in the village of Ezbet Hanna Ayoub who are in a conflict with the Land Reclamation Authority [LRA] over the ownership of their land. The author warns that poor policy on the part of the authorities can lead to sectarian violence.
As news spread about finding an isolated 20-year-old camphor tree with the names of God and the Prophet Muhammad having been carved on its trunk, people have shown interest in visiting to receive blessings as a miracle from God.
In the article, security forces continue their drive against senior leaders of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group after some of its affiliated students displayed a parade in the Azhar University’s campus a few months ago. Police are also targeting the group’s secret financial system in order to...
The author lists names of Copts, who have assumed leading positions in Egypt, noting that any citizen has the right to assume one of these posts, regardless of his religion.
The Head of the Department of Transport and Bridges Equipment in Cairo was arrested together with his wife for forming a group promoting ideas against Islam. He issued a fatwa to his followers that they were not obliged to pray in the direction of the Kiblah while performing prayers. He also denied...
The person behind the first violence and religious extremism cases in the 1970s in Egypt was a Palestinian called Saleh Serria. This means that terrorism in Egypt was imported and then it became locally made. The only winner of the radical terrorist war is Israel because it does not want...


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