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The Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination [EARD] group held its first national conference last weekend. The conference was supposed to be held at the Journalists Syndicate but after journalists stopped participants from entering the premises it was moved to the headquarters of the Tajammu...
According to the author, the head of the U.S. Copts Association, Michael Munīr is one of the people who is responsible for sowing sedition and destabilizing Egyptian society. ‘Urābī accuses Munīr of working in the U.S Congress to suspend 100 million U.S. dollars of its aid to Egypt. His activity...
The Egyptian press continues to devote attention to the different reactions to the Supreme Administrative Court ruling allowing Christian divorcees to remarry. The church rejected the ruling and considered it against the Bible and church codes. Some authors highlighted the tragic influence of the...
The Supreme Administrative Court in Egypt issued a controversial ruling that guarantees Christian divorcees the right to a second marriage. The Coptic Orthodox Church rejects the ruling and declares that there is no authority on Earth that can oblige the church to go against their conscience....
Head of Al-Kalema Center for Human Rights Mamdūh Nakhlah has joined the defense team of a lawsuit filed by the Middle East Christian Association asking for compensation for victims of al-Kushh clashes in 1998 and 2000.
Max Michel Ḥannā, Archbishop Maximus, is waiting for a court ruling to grant him a license for his new St. Athanasius Church. He has said he will establish his church elsewhere if he loses the case.
The following presents an investigative report authored by Mads Akselbo Holm, an intern for Arab-West Report, on the issue of Muslims leaving their faith. This study provides an excellent background to the commotion caused by Muḥammad Ḥijāzī announcing his conversion to Christianity.
Coptic youth have called for a rally in opposition to an upcoming conference in the U.S. that will discuss the problems of Copts in Egypt.
Ṭāhā Farghalī discusses the issue of human rights centers based on religious orientations, reporting on the statements of Egyptian intellectuals on the activities of these center and whether they serve human rights causes in Egypt or if they pose a threat to the stability of Egyptian society.
Kees Hulsman lectured at the Free University in Amsterdam, comparing religious pluralism in Cairo with Amsterdam. Dr. ‘Abd al-Mu‘tī Bayyūmī wrote about interpretations of the Qur’ānic verse “No compulsion in religion.” Comments on articles criticizing four human rights centers in Egypt for inciting...

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