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Some Egyptian Christian emigrants have always been parroting during the former regime's time that they could not come to Egypt to convene meetings and forums for dialogue over the Christian citizens' cares and problems as well as discrimination and challenges facing equality in Egypt.
Monks from the Monastery of Abu Fana detail the tensions involving their monastery, and provide their testimony on the recent conflict.
Following the arrest of both Dr. ‘Ādil Fawzī, representative of the Middle East Christian Association in Egypt, and his assistant Peter ‘Izzat, expatriate Copts are trying to establish a global Coptic union that will assemble various Coptic organizations working in Egypt and abroad.
The suspended priest Filopātīr Jamīl, pastor of the Virgin Mary Church, is claiming that his suspension was a result of his membership of al-Ghad political party and his support for al-Ghad’s leader, Ayman Nour, in the presidential elections.
Responsible clergymen in Mallawī denied news about alleged transgressions against a Coptic Orthodox Monastery in Upper Egypt. The alleged news was posted on one of the Coptic expatriates’ Web sites.
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...
The controversial Coptic activist ‘Adlī Abādīr organizes a conference advocating the rights of ethnic and religious minorities in the Middle East.
Coptic, like Muslim fundamentalism, is not in the interest of Egypt. Usāmah Salāmah from Rose al-Yūsuf discusses different arguments of Coptic figures and responds to them in the following article.
Dr. Selim Naguib, a judge in Montreal, Canada and the president of the Canadian Coptic Association, defends emigrant Copts from accusations that they are behind American pressure on Egypt concerning the status of the Copts, arguing that ignoring problems is the real mistake.
The statement made by the activists and members of Coptic associations which met in Montreal, Canada, April 7-9, 2006, to review and debate the situation of the Copts in Egypt and the future of Coptic activism.
The report examines the definitions of polemics, the differing views of what constitutes polemics, including the Danish cartoons and the play in Alexandria which led to sectarian violence, Mīzān al-Haqq, a 19th century Christian polemical book against Islam and the Gospel of Barnabas, which is the...
The author is commenting on the two messages published by Rose al-Yousuf magazine in response to his earlier article about the expatriate Copts and their efforts to internationalize the issues of Egypt’s Copts.
This Coptic author Salīm Najīb, the head of the Canadian Coptic Organization, is criticizing the article by Muslim journalist Usāma Salāma, which he says was filled with anti-Coptic threats and warnings against the bids to internationalize issues of Copts in Egypt.
Dr. Selim Naguib and Pastor McNeely have been writing inflammatory letters falsely claiming that Muslims do kidnap Christian girls in Egypt. There is no reason to doubt their sincerity but they have followed their sentiments without checking facts. The consequences of such false claims are severe...
The article of Abdallah Kamal in Rose el-Youssef denying that Christian girls in Egypt are kidnapped made a family in Alexandria contact Dr. Selim Naguib with yet another story. It is very likely that the use of the word ‘kidnap´ was also in this case not justified but the call for protection...
Dr. Selim Naguib wrote an article titled “Where is the conscience of Egypt?” published on the internet site of Elaf. He claimed that kidnapping minor Coptic girls and forcing them to convert to Islam is a phenomenon in Egypt. The author comments on this article. He just denies that such thing...
The author praises the statement the US Copts Association issued to declare that it supports Egypt in its stand on the Palestinian issue and proclaim its solidarity with the Palestinians. He says that the statement shows that emigrant Copts are of good stock and that their patriotism is out of the...
No one can doubt the loyalty of emigrant Copts to Egypt. However, a very small number of them perform suspicious acts such as publishing paid anti-Egypt advertisements in newspapers with Jewish tendencies. Such paid advertisements taint Egypt´s reputation. Copts may have some problems but they...
Political analyst, researcher, author and executive editor of the Egyptian weekly Watanī International Majdī Khalīl, known for his books on citizenship rights, civil society and the position of minorities in the Middle East, speaks out many on Coptic grievances to al-Dustour.
An angry article in Rose el-Youssef on claims about kidnapped Coptic girls. Report on Christian missionary activities in the Islamic world and on how they mostly only create tensions and conflicts between the two.

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