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The death of Muḥammad  Mursī, Egypt’s first elected president since the 2011 revolution, on June 17 sparked a wave of controversy and conflicting truths between human rights organizations and Egyptian media. Mursī died in court in Cairo where he was on trial facing charges of espionage.
Gharīb Abū al-Hassan writes in al-Fath, that the Coptic Church tries “with all her might” to oust the legislative order represented in the elected president Muhammad Mursī. Despite the Church’s approval on most of the Constitution articles, the Church surprised us with its “theatrical” withdrawal...
Al-Hurīyah wal-‘Adālah mentioned in an article entitled: " A reproach to the Pope and the Church" as reaction on the walk out of the Coptic Orthodox Church members from the Constituent Assembly. According to the author of the article, the Pope should have brought back the church to her spiritual...
Pope Tawadros stated in a TV interview that Egypt cannot be compared to any country in the world and needs a man such as al-Sīsī. He stated that in the past elections the Church has supported Ahmad Shafīq, as he is qualified and has managed the Ministry of Aviation well, which is why they supported...
The Union of Coptic Organisations has called on Europe to bring down the Egypt’s first elected President. The Union, which was prominent among supporters of Ahmad Shafīq during the presidential elections, said that civil society has to support demonstrators who want President Mursī to stand down...
Pope Tawadros stated in a TV interview that Egypt cannot be compared to any country in the world and needs a man such as al-Sīsī. He stated that in the past elections the Church has supported Ahmad Shafīq, as he is qualified and has managed the Ministry of Aviation well, which is why they supported...
  Jimmy Carter, head of the Carter Center in Egypt, who is always embarrassed and concerned about the events in Egypt, is at the peak of contradictory American behavior whose favoritism for terrorist groups has become clear in the Egyptian runoff elections between the isolated Muhammad Mursī and...
A source described Bishop Jeremiah, who was the secretary of previous Pope Shenouda III, and is President of the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center, as the ‘Bishop of the Muslim Brotherhood’, and as a man eager to establish connections with those in power, with figures such as former presidential...
“Reports asserted that the majority of Copts voted for Shafīq, ‘Amr Mūsá and Hamdīn Sabbāhī and a fewer number voted even for former MB member ‘Abd al-Mun’im Abū al-Futūh as well as other presidential candidates with all their different political affiliations and ideologies,” the ECHR said in a...

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