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Human rights activist and member of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, Mīnā Thābit, uncovered that the Egyptian national security apparatus demanded a church to remove a marble plaque, commemorating the lives of those lost in front of the Maspero Television building in 2011.  The...
The congress of the Egyptian Coalition of Minorities kicked off at the headquarters of Ḥizb al-Tajammuʿ (the National Progressive Unionist Party) in Downtown Cairo, to discuss the theme of “The new method of the Islamized: accusations of defamation of religion, hate speech and incitement as a...
Dozens of Copts protested outside the office of the president of the Cairo Court of Appeal to reject summoning Archpriest Mattias Nasr, Priest Philopater Jamīl, former coordinator of the Maspero Youth Union (MYU) Rāmī Kāmil and Chairman of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization (EUHRO)...
In an interview with Mīnā Thābit, Director of the Minorities and Vulnerable Groups Program at the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF), he said that Christians in Egypt suffer from personal status issues, especially divorce and the permit for a second marriage, in addition to the...
Yesterday's attacks on two Coptic Orthodox Churches were heartbreaking. The boards of the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) in Egypt and the Arab-West Foundation (AWF) in the Netherlands call the terrorist attacks on Coptic Orthodox Churches in Tanta [Ṭānṭā] and Alexandria [Al-Iskandariyyah...
He came from Minya to work with the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms; he was entrusted with the file on minorities, a cause that has long been preoccupied him, until he became a reference sought by anyone who investigate on incidents concerning Copts throughout Egypt, from the south to...
Human rights activist and researcher Mīnā Thābit, lashed out at the Egyptian regime in an opinion article published by Mada Masr. Thābit criticized the current status of human rights and personal freedoms in Egypt, especially following the ouster of the former president Muḥammad Mursī and the...
Member of the Council of the Wise and Lay People (Arakhna in Coptic) and professor at the Minya Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Mīna Thābet, strongly denounced cases of Copts' abduction against ransom that emerged back on the scene, commenting that these crimes have the aim of exhausting the financial...
Terrorism and fear haunt the Copts during the Christmas celebrations.    
The year 2015 started with the killing of 21 Egyptian Christians working in Libya by Dā`esh. However, despite this bloody incident that took place last February, and despite the forced migration of the Christian families in the village of Kafr Darwish due to alleged defamation of the Prophet...

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