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Tunisian critic Shukrī Mabkhūt (Shoukry Mabkhout) writes: Amidst the worldwide campaign on sexual harassment and rape “#MeToo”, a British mother of a six-years-old child accused the famous children’s tale “Sleeping Beauty” claiming that the kiss the handsome prince takes from the beautiful sleeping...
“The Eastern Christians, Two Thousand Years of History” Exhibition, hosted by the Arab World Institute in Paris, has received great attention in the French, Arab and other media networks, especially because French President Emmanuel Macron attended the opening of the exhibition.
Egyptian human rights activists demanded the end of police arbitrary practices against political prisoners held in custody. The activists called on the Parliament to amend the present legislation that permits successive custody terms that may last for several years. The custodial sentence is...
Preparatory-year students of the Faculty of Engineering at Fayūm Cairo University Branch addressed what they called “the blackmailing” practiced by one of their tutors who forced them to purchase his book at a higher price than its original price.
For the seventh time, Egypt's Supreme Security Prosecution ordered a fifteen-day detention renewal of journalist Isma`īl al-Iskandarāni. Al-Iskandarāni is facing charges of joining the Muslim Brotherhood and promoting the banned Islamist group's thoughts. 
Egypt: Secondary School and al-Azhar’s protest failing to secure examinations A student movement announced the launch of the “Secondary School and al-Azhar’s Revolution” to organize demonstrations and sit-ins on the coming 5th of July, protesting against the failure in examinations after the...
Article full text:  The Arab Organization for Human Rights in Britain warns those who oppose the regime of the risk oppression The Arab Organization for Human Rights in Britain condemned the killing of Hishām Barakāt, considering it the result of an equation pursued by the current Egyptian...
In a statement disclosed to Al-Yawm al-Sāb`ī, Hāni `Ezzat al-Masrī, head of the League of Personal Status Victims, said that the League's members, as well as thousands of Egyptian Christians, have collected signatures on a pledge they submitted to President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi to task the newly...
Around 900 people applied Saturday to run in Egypt's upcoming parliamentary elections, bringing the total number of prospective candidates so far to 5936. The door for filing applications to run in the elections closed on Saturday.
The General Prosecution decided to refer two underage women in al-Minia, Christine 'Izat Fathī and Nancy Majdī Fathī 'Izat, who disappeared for 13 days, to a foster home according to their own will. Police found both girls coincidently in Cairo, wearing the niqāb. The police officer found it...
In this article, Rānyā Sādiq criticizes the proposal by Maurice Sādiq, who has called for the establishment of an independent Coptic country in Egypt. The writer suggests that Maurice Sādiq's proposal is related to a Zionist plot, due to its timing with the referendum for the secession of southern...
Fārūq Husnī, Minister of culture, inaugurated a Coptic art exhibition celebrating hundred years on the establishment of coptic museum in year 1910. The exhibition spotlight the first years of christianity in Egypt, and St. Mark's, the Apostle, role.    
Egyptian newspapers dedicated much of their Sunday coverage to ‘Āmir ‘Āshūr, the man accused of killing one Christian and injuring five others on a train in southern Egypt last Tuesday...  
Diana Māhir Ghālī reviews this weekend's opinion articles dealing with the Alexandria church attack...  
Egyptian churches have seen intensified security measures ever since the al-Qā‘idah threats. The Pope turned downs various offers from the Coptic Diaspora to send specialized security teams, and it was later discovered that most large churches have their own special Coptic security teams. Bishop...
Ahmad al-Jammāl blames last Wednesday’s ‘Umrāniyyah church riots on Bishop Bishūy’s controversial statements about the Qūr'ān. He says that Bīshūy, who he claims is second in command in the Coptic Orthodox Church, crossed the first line, thereby allowing the protestors to cross the second line by...
Al-‘Arabī asked a number of experts about the ‘Umrāniyyah Church incident. Some blamed the authorities for failing to contain the situation before its outbreak, others blamed the Copts for disobeying the authorities. However, they all agreed that someone was behind the events and caused them for...
Ra’fat talks about last Wednesday’s church riots and asks what went wrong, given that the Giza Governorate announced its approval of the building to be turned into a church. A leading ecclesial figure answers that security forces arrived at the building sight with bulldozers ready to demolish the...
Dr. Hasan Hanafī talks about the obsession of the American conservatives regarding the issue of President Barack Obama’s religion. He asks why it should matter more than his political agenda. He talks about the contradiction between some of his views, such as his alliance with a Jewish state that...
This article deals with the refusal of Pope Shenouda to accept the court ruling in favor of re-marriage for Copts, and the national backlash which erupted.

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