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The Watanī Salon has invited a group of intellectuals and public activists to talk about a recent initiative called the Egyptian council for citizenship rights. Yousuf Sīdhum, the Editor-in-Chief of the Watanī newspaper, the mouthpiece of Egypt’s Copts was the first to suggest this idea.
The Coptic issue is one of the most important in the Egyptian question’s political file. Copts’ political, religious and cultural demands have been a pressing issue of tension. The inter-Coptic discourse, some of which can be spotted in the writings of some Coptic Orthodox, Protestant and Catholic...
Any action from the Egyptian government to spur reform of the Azhar is met with accusations and lawsuits from Azhar scholars, parliament members, and Islamist activists, claiming that these reforms are in response to American pressure. Nevertheless, the debate continues as to whether the Azhar...
[text taken from Watani website] Many Egyptian intellectuals believe that the crisis of Al-Nabaa has placed before the society the reality of the Coptic grievances in Egypt and the imperative need to open the Coptic file and draw it wide open in complete transparency, with no hesitation. They are...
The author believes that Egyptians’ fear of the report of the US Commission for International Religious Freedom on Egypt prevented them from seeing that it was poorly written and lacked information. He thinks that the question in hand is not the rights of religious minorities, nor does it achieving...
The coming Parliamentary elections carry the title "Copts in Parliamentary elections 2000". All the expectations confirm the increase in the number of participants either as candidates or voters in the coming elections.
Coptic Orthodox bishop of Helwan and Maasara, talks in an interview with Al-Wafd about the emigrant Copts, and says that they are Egyptians who love Egypt.
This is a statement about the recent events of Al-Kosheh. Hundreds of cultured people in Egypt signed it. These people care about the country’s concerns.
In this article, the writer tackled the following topics: * Bad press management while confronting Al-Kosheh crisis. * Bad governmental management concerning controlling the situation in Al-Kosheh. * Bad party management while watching Al-Kosheh events.
Islamist intellectual Dr. Selim el-Awa describes his meeting with the priests of al-Kosheh, bishop Wissa and bishop Marcos. Dr. Al-Awa wrote that many newspapers accused Bishop Wissa and father Gabra’il of raising tensions But, the clergy coming from Al-Kosheh and Balyana had a different story,...

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