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International condemnation for the vicious, oppressive campaign against the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) continues to roll in after the arrest of three of its leaders.  Foreign governments, the United Nations, and dozens of local and international organizations demanded the...
Eight human rights organizations repeated their demands for the immediate release of Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil and the dropping of the trumped-up charges against him after an entire year since his arrest.  They also called for the end of mistreating Egyptian human rights defenders and especially...
A year has passed since the arrest of Christian activist Rāmī Kāmil, who was detained on November 23, 2019 and is in remand detention under case number 1475 of 2019 with Supreme State Security.
This paper begins by reviewing Egypt’s post-2011 transition prior to 2013, which includes briefs on the 2011-2012 parliamentary elections, the 2012 presidential elections, and unrest and sectarian violence during the period between Ḥusnī Mubārak’s overthrow and the summer of 2013.
Egyptian Christians began their Christmas celebrations yesterday amidst intensive security measures in anticipation of potential attacks on churches. Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria began the celebrations by leading Mass in Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria. An army spokesman said...
On Sunday the Unites States Commission on International Religious Freedom expressed its strong concerns about the arrest of the Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil and a recent campaign of repression that targeted activists and journalists.
The Maspero Youth Union, a Coptic movement, said that it will not speak out in favor of a presidential candidate until the Supreme Presidential Electoral Commission has officially announced the final candidate list. The movement assured that its members are free to support any of the presidential...
From Rāb’ah al-'Adāwīyyah platform (a square in Nasr City district where Morsi supporters are protesting), the MB’s Guide, or murshid, Dr. Muhammad Badī’, gave a speech to the protesters. He directed messages to the army, Azhar’s Grand Shaykh, and Pope Tawadros. He called the Azhar and army to...
The Coptic Youth Front has announced the start of what it called “a week of anger” towards the state because of a disregard for the problems faced by the Copts, which have up till today still not been solved. The front said that the 48-hour deadline it granted to the regime had come to an end...
«Maspero Massacre 2011»'s aim was to force Egyptian Christians back behind the Church's walls they had left with the outbreak of the Revolution of January 25.

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