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A copy of the Group for Democratic Development and Andalus Institute for Tolerance and Anti-Violence Studies’ report on the Alexandria sectarian riots in October 2005.
The author argues that the issue of the Muslim-Christian divide must be addressed and states that successive governments have sat back and watched the growing fundamentalism and politicization of religion within Egypt.
The author poses a number of conspiracy theories, raising suspicions about the role of the West in recent events in the Arab world, such as the assassination of Rafīq al-Harirī and the sectarian disturbances in Alexandria.
A dispute in Alexandria between the church and the Wasat municipality over a tax bill dating from 1986 until 1996 has resulted in the Pope suing the governor of Alexandria.
The investigation into the causes of the Alexandria sectarian violence.
The Holy Synod has denied in a statement that a play, which prompted angry demonstrations from Muslims in Alexandria, was meant to insult Islam or the Qur’ān. The church claimed that “the false allegations” were published by al-Maydān and al-Usbou‘ newspapers to spark sedition between Muslims and...
A press review of articles concerning the allegedly anti-Islamic play performed in the Mar Girgis Church in Alexandria, which prompted angry demonstrations from Muslims.
The church is required to offer an explanation for the anti-Islamic play in Alexandria, and Pope Shenouda has to show good faith in the future of Egypt.
The author wonders why the play, which he states was highly insulting to Islam, was made and hopes that this play does not mark the beginning of yet another round of sectarian strife.
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