Quota for Copts in Egyptian Parliament Would Prevent Sectarian Violence, Says Rights Activist

Date of source:
9 Nov 2013

Said Abdel Massih, head of the Egyptian Center for Development and Human Rights (ECDHR), has called on the 50-member committee tasked with amending the 2012 Egyptian constitution to allocate a quota for Copts in parliament in an effort to quell sectarian strife and provide added representation and protection for Copts.