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A Coptic physician in Saudi Arabia was sentenced to 20 whippings, a sentence that sparked wide Coptic protests. The American Coptic denounced the sentence and organized a campaign to gain the support of the White House as a means of pressuring Saudi authorities.
In its report, the International Labour Organization [ILO] has accused the Egyptian government of discriminating against Copts in work opportunities and education. However, the minister of labor replies that Copts occupy one-third of the national wealth.
The Administrative Court rejects the law-suit promoted by Yūsuf al-Badrī to have Wafā’ Constantine arraigning before the court to declare her religion. While Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī denounced the court’s rejection and claimed that Constantine was under forced residence in a Coptic monastery,...
Security officers acted to prevent laymen and priests from leaving a church in the village of Najc al-Qasrīyah following the service. The officers stated that the action was taken in order to protect the Christians from harm.
Hānī al-‘Asar reports on the opinions of major Christian figures concerning the growing increase in the number of Christians converting to Islam.
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies [CIHRS] has sent an appeal to the president of the republic and the speakers of both houses of Parliament called to amend Article Two of the Constitution that states that Islam is the religion of the state and Islamic sharīʿā is the main source of...
Wafā’ Wasfī reports on the different opinions of major Christian figures regarding constitutional reform in Egypt.
After Compass Direct claimed Ingy Edwar, a young Christian woman, was kidnapped, AWR made its own research. AWR found no evidence she was kidnapped.
Editor-in-chief of Sout al-Ummah has written a two-part article on monotheism. Some of the points he raised are understood to be directed against the Christian faith in the Holy Trinity and reincarnation. The priest of the Hanging Church responds to his articles and a Coptic attorney has...
The Criminal Court of Sohag ruled in the case of al-Kosheh riots. Only two defendants out of 96 are convicted but not for killing. The Egyptian Church declared rejection of the ruling and al-Kalema Center for Human Rights issued a statement expressing disappointment at the ruling and asking for...

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