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Egypt's National Council For Human Rights (NCHR) mourned the death of veteran journalist Muhammad Hassanein Haikal, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 92.
Egyptian columnist Muhammad Hassanein Haikal believes that sectarian strife would not rest until it ignites the entire Arab region, saying: “The sectarian crisis not only threatens the Arab Gulf, but is also rooted in Iraq and Lebanon, and the wars there had driven these countries into a civil war...
One must be cautious when writing about religious leaders, as they have mastered the art of speaking to an audience. Humans have a penchant for self-deception and self-justification; when mixed with religious language manipulation is easily manufactured, even if unintentionally advanced. People who...
Pope Shenouda III went into voluntary seclusion for a whole week at the Bishop Bīshūy Monastery in Wādī al-Natrūn allegedly in protest of the state security’s method of dealing with the ‘Umrāniyyah riots. Amīn says that for the first time ever, the Pope “threatened” that the Coptic blood shed in...
      CIDT’s Usāmah al-Ghazūlī analyzes a comparison between Pope Shenouda and former Coptic politician Makram ‘Ubayd…      
Tensions in Izbet Boushra received national and international media coverage following a clash on June 21, 2009 between Muslims and Christians over a church building. AWR visited Bishop Stephanous, responsible for the diocese in which Izbet Boushra is located, in August 2009. The Bishop then asked...
The key to encouraging people to respect other’s beliefs is education, believes Dr. Amīn Makram ‘Ubayd. According to him, state schools should promote the brotherhood of all citizens, not the followers of one religion above the others.   An ideal state school system should be non religious, but...
The article presents fears over the performance of the press.

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