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Sharīf Jādallah, a lawyer of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), filed a complaint against Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, accusing him of allegedly igniting fitnah tā’ifīyah among protestors by withdrawing the Church’s representatives from the Constituent Assembly. 
The State Council’s Administrative Court under Counselor Ḥasūna Tawfīq adjourned to the February 2 session a lawsuit filed by Nubian activist al-Rūbī Jumʿa, who seeks obliging the Minister of Information and the National Company for Satellites (NileSat) to launch a Nubian-language TV channel.
7 December 2017, by Jasper A. Kiepe and Salma Khamis This article is the second installment in a three-part series: In the first article, we gave an overview on the situation in Egypt with respect to sexual harassment, and violence against women more generally. In this piece, we examine the...
Dr. ʿAlī ʿAbd al-ʿĀl, President of the Egyptian House of Representatives, confirmed that Parliament is the only party responsible for the issue of determining naval borders between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.  He added that he did not ask for the suspension of Ibrāhīm ʿĪsā’s program, during his...
The Coptic Evangelical Church’s Synod appealed to President Muḥammad Mursī to freeze his constitutional declaration and call for a national dialogue that would bring together all segments of the society to reach accordance over critical issues. [Ḥusnī Mīlād, al-Akhbār, Dec. 2, p. 9] Read text in...
Yusuf Sidhum summarises the information included in his previous four articles about the discrimination practised against Copts in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya. Sidhum uses the backdrop of his recent articles to highlight the crucial need for the unified law for houses of worship to be...
The rights pertaining to houses of worship are one of the core areas of conflict between Muslims and Christians in Egypt and are a source of grievance for many Christians. Sidhum explains the cases of two such cases involving Christians’ legal rights in detail in this article, one from 1923 and the...
The Administrative Court approved the Azhar decision not to enroll Christian students at the Azhar University.
The appeal launched by Pope Shenouda in the case of Coptic remarriage is postponed until March 14.
Salama writes about Pope Shenouda III’s inauguration of the first phase of the project of the Coptic Orthodox Culture Centre and the Saint Mark Public Library in Anba Ruways grounds in Abbasiya, Cairo.

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