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Despite Pope Shenouda’s support for President Husnī Mubārak in the presidential elections, only two Copts are running in the parliamentary elections with the support of the National Democratic Party.
Seven months have passed since the announcement of the president’s decision to revoke imprisonment as penalty in “crimes of publishing [violations],” nevertheless laws allowing the imprisonment of journalists for crimes of publishing are still in effect.
It seems that we must look fondly on the days of Safwat Al-Sherif and his manner of dealing with disagreements with journalists and intellectuals. This is particularly true when we consider the behaviour of the current Minister of Information, Mamdouh Al-Beltagi. Egyptian public opinion was...
The media secretariats in the NDP’s branches in the governorates started discussing the working paper that concerns the development of the religious discourse. The religious discourse that we need should play a central role in forming our religious conscience, which cannot develop without the...
Egyptian media and political leaders paying attention to Coptic Christmas. Watani’s Editor-in-chief Yusuf Sidhom’s discusses the term ’ persecution’ in describing the position of Christians in Egypt.
The Egyptian authorities barred two Muslim Brotherhood leaders from traveling overseas although their names were not blacklisted as banned from traveling by a judicial order. The students of the AUC protested yesterday in downtown Cairo urging the actions of political reforms, repeating the same...
Frustration has set in. In the Egypt of today, the political arena has stagnated, and all hope of constitutional reform that would lead to the long- awaited political change has gone to the wind.
Al-Wafd starts a series of articles on the future of movements of political Islam in Egypt, their attitude towards democracy, participation and circulation of authority. In this article it reviews the most important Islamic movements that adopted violence in order to reach power and their attitude...
Mamdouh Mahran claimed that he was being patronized by the Journalists Syndicate. Many complaints were received against the newspaper because of fabricated or baseless news stories and nude pictures. A few days before he published the story about the former monk they questioned him about the fact...
Michael Meunier wrote that most claims about Copts in the US are made up. He gives several examples.

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