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The Egypt Copts Coalition called on Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Muhammad Sayīd Tantāwī to hold Islām, who is also the spokesman for the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS), accountable over his fatwá to kill the protesters of August 24 demonstrations against the Muslim Brotherhood.
Fādī Yūsuf, founder of the Coalition of Egypt’s Copts (CEC), said that the decision of the State to open churches in 14 governorates is historic and unprecedent; “however, to put this decision into effect is crucial,” the founder of CEC said.
The Coalition of Egypt’s Copts has called upon Egyptians in the United States to support president al-Sīsī in his visit to New York by demonstrating in front of the UN headquarters to announce support for him. 
George Dūf, the officer-in-charge of the coalition of Egypt’s Copts in Minya, stated that the coalition welcomes the results of the referendum with a turnout of 38.6% and 98.1% voting yes. He stated that this result is the highest yes vote for an Egyptian constitution in Egypt’s history. George...
Bishop Kirolos of Nag’ Hamādī stated that the results of the constitutional referendum that were announced were pleasing. He also stated that he supports holding the presidential elections before the parliamentary elections. The Coalition of Egypt’s Copts stated that they are happy with the results...
A coalition grouping Muslims and Christians for the first time was founded by with the aim of deepening full citizenship and freedoms of opinion and expression in accordance with the international law, the UN Charter, international human rights covenants and the Egyptian society’s norms and ethic. 
Fādī Yūsuf, coordinator of Egypt's Copts Coalition, said that the new personal status clauses, which were unanimously approved by the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod led by Pope Tawadros II, provide solutions to most of the issues related to Christian families.  
The issue of the ban of the Egyptian Coptic Church on Coptic Christians visiting Jerusalem to perform the pilgrimage rituals was raised in the media and stirred a debate in the past week in concurrence with Easter celebrations. 
Aiming at combating sectarian strife, Egypt's Copts Coalition will submit coming April a draft law on anti-sectarian strife to the House of Representatives. According to founder and president of the Coalition, Fādī Yūsuf, expects the proposal to be discussed and adopted by the House. 
The year 2015 started with the killing of 21 Egyptian Christians working in Libya by Dā`esh. However, despite this bloody incident that took place last February, and despite the forced migration of the Christian families in the village of Kafr Darwish due to alleged defamation of the Prophet...


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