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The spokesman of the Coptic Orthodox Church declares that the Coptic problem does not lie in article two of the Constitution, but in the manner in which this article can be applied or interpreted. Justice implies specifying Islamic Sharī‘ah as “a” main source of legislation rather than “the” main...
In a controversial study presented by the dean of the Institute of Theological Studies at the University of Indiana in the U.S, Dr. George Ḥabīb Bibāwī accuses Pope Shenouda III of contradicting inherited Orthodox beliefs and denying fundamentals of Christianity. The study has resulted in a...
Some thousand Copts from the southern city of Naj‘ Ḥammādī have demonstrated over a trial of their bishop based on a complaint signed by 11 of the city’s priests. Demonstrations have moved to the main Cathedral in Cairo, which convinced leaders of the church to send the bishop back to his diocese...
al-Miṣrī al-Yawm newspaper revealed that all Ministry of Endowments’ directors have been clearly instructed to transfer female Dā‘iyahs who wear a Niqāb to administrative work, and to monitor bearded Dā‘iyahs, by the Minister of Endowments Ḥamdī Zaqzūq.
Sectarian violence broke out in the Upper Egyptian village of Armant, Qinā governorate, after rumors spread that a group of three Coptic young men seduced a number of Muslim girls and filmed them in compromising positions. Arson attacks swept the village and eight Muslim teenagers were arrested for...
Egyptian security forces recently launched a massive drive against leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood, since group-related students gave a military style rally in the Azhar University a few months ago [AWR, week 51, 2006, article 26]. Members of the group say that the crackdown aims at removing the...
The former president of the Fatwá Committee at the Azhar rejects legislation outlining the execution of Murtadds.
The Coptic Orthodox Church has not yet been invited to the conference that will be held by the National Council for Human Rights despite the fact that a number of Coptic expatriates have already been invited.
The The National Council for Human Rights holds a conference to discuss Coptic issues.
The Nubians express their loyalty to the Egyptian government and denounce the conference of minorities in the Middle East organized in Switzerland by Coptic expatriates.

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