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Dr. Rafīq Habīb praises the ’nonviolence initiative’ of al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyah, believing that it is based on a true introspection for political, social and religious changes in society.
The article talks about whether the banned Muslim Brotherhood group could be seen as a real political alternative for the future or just an opposition group that lacks sufficient skills and awareness to govern.
Rafīq Habīb rejects visions that regard Copts as a minority group in Egypt, saying it is just a numerical minority that coincides with the cultural and civilizational features of society as a whole.
The author, Dr. Rafīq Habīb, discusses the relationship between citizenship and sedition, believing that citizenship forms the primary defensive line to confronting sedition.
The author presents three books that he praises as subjective and well informed on the Coptic role in political and social life in Egypt.
In the article, the author releases interviews with four Coptic figures who previously joined Islamic parties.
The author denounces an idea being promoted by political systems in the Arab world that the enforcement of a religious frame of reference violates basis of the civil state and democracy, paves the way to establish a religious state.
AWR obtained NGO status, after a long process starting in 2003. Comment on Rafīq Ḥabīb who argues that the civil state is not by necessity opposed to the religious state.
To avoid the danger of religious state we must keep clerics away from power. They also must be prevented from running for presidential elections. The state must also stop controlling religious institutions and appointing the Shaykh of the Azhar.
AWR visited Father Mattá to hear about the sectarian violence in Jabal al-Tayr, Minia. Al-Miṣrī al-Yawm interviewed Bishop Bīshūy, General Secretary of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church.


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