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The TV show "Hawā Miṣr", broadcasted on the channel "France 24", discussed the attack on the houses of the Copts in Minya governorate, and the way to solve the customary sessions.
Bishop Yūsuf Abū al-Khayr of Suhāj, Bishop Immanuel Ayad [ʿAmānuʾīl ʿAyād] of Luxor, and Patriarch Isḥāq Ibrāhīm of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt inaugurated today a hotel affiliated to the Coptic Catholic Dioceses of the Red Sea and Sohag [Suhāj].
On the margin of his participation to the Synod of the Catholic Bishops held this year in Baghdad, Coptic Catholic Patriarch Isḥāq Ibrāhīm toured the Iraqi capital to take pics under the colossal statue of the city’s founder, Abu-Ghaʿfar al-Manṣūr. Accompanied by his secretary, Father Būlus Bibāwī...
The Religion and Freedoms Forum (RFF) is to organize a seminar on “The Religious Situation in Egypt”, which will convene on Tuesday at 3pm at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR). 
The "Hatred" Law proposed by al-Azhar during Laylat al-Qadr [religious celebration during Ramadan commemorating the revelation of the Qur’an] was met by angry reaction from many MPs and politicians
A tragic incident which claimed the lives of 28 people concluded the year 2016 and its sectarian clashes within Egypt, which reached a total of 19 throughout the country. The proposed change in legislative structure pertaining to this issue, with the Church Building and Restoration Act, is...
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,...
This report provides an overview of different human rights organizations in Egypt and th
The author comments on the personal status law for Christians, and questions why it has remained shelved for 30 years.
The author, Ishaq Ibrāhim, interviewed the head of Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination [EARD] Mūnir Mejahid about the group’s members, goals and methods.
Ishāq Ibrāhīm interviews Dr. Muhammad Munīr Mujāhid, the founder of Egyptians against Religious Discrimination [No links found], about the group’s aim and activities.
Since it was established, Watanī al-Dawlī has accurately described the Coptic situation in Egypt. In the following lines, Watanī al-Dawlī highlights Copts' role as an integral part of Egypt throughout Egyptian history, and Watanī's role in bringing Coptic issues into the spotlight.
A workshop organized by the Forum of National Contribution discussed the role of Copts in the political life of the country. As well as other issues, participants debated the possibility of having a quota for Copts in parliament and the establishment of a committee to monitor discrimination.
The article discusses how fanaticism is only being further spread on the Egyptian streets with the distribution of CD’s that deride the beliefs of others.
Ishāq Ibrāhīm sheds light on the International Religious Freedom Report 2007 that was released by the U.S. Department of State. He mentions parts of the report that comment on Egypt and other countries.
The article describes the outcomes of a recent seminar in which a number of Muslim scholars discussed the application of Riddah in Islam.
The author talks with Jamāl al-Bannā, an Islamic thinker, about his book ‘Ikhwānī al-Aqbāt’ [My Coptic Brothers] where he explained some points of debate.
The author discusses the different opinions concerning applying Ḥadd al-Riddah through interviews with different Islamic thinkers and scholars.
The article discusses the tradition of Coptic New Year and its origin.


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