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A Decade On, Silence Fills Egypt’s Field of Broken Dreams

By Declan Walsh – The New York Times – In 2011, Tahrir Square was at the vanguard of popular uprisings known as the Arab Spring. But hopes for a democratic Egypt were crushed and the [...]

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Hundreds reportedly dead after massacre at Orthodox church in Ethiopia

By CNA – At least 750 people are reported dead after an attack on an Oriental Orthodox church in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, according to a European watchgroup. On Jan. 9, the Europe [...]

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Less press freedom than ever in Egypt, 10 years after revolution

By Reporters Without Borders On 25 January, Egypt will mark the 10th anniversary of the revolution that toppled President Hosni Mubarak in 2011 and led to Mohamed Morsi’s election as president [...]

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Open letter to the EU and its member states on Egypt

Addressed to European country representative and foreign ministers– We are writing ahead of the January 25th Foreign Affairs Council discussion on Egypt to raise our serious concerns, [...]

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Long-delayed bylaws regulating civil society spark concern over restrictive potential

Mada Masr – The long-delayed executive bylaws for new legislation governing the operations of non-governmental organizations were published in the Official Gazette on Thursday, a final step [...]

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Public prosecutor appeals acquittal of men charged with stripping elderly Coptic woman in al-Karm

By Nader Shukry – Watani On 10 January, Egypt’s Public Prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy contested the Appeals Court ruling of 17 December 2020 which acquitted three men charged with stripping [...]

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Religious Rights Still Blocked in Sudan, Christian Leaders Say

By Morning Star News Officials in Sudan have shown signs of increasing religious freedom, but Christians say roadblocks remain to constructing churches and regaining confiscated properties since [...]

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Chaldean Patriarch : Iraq Should Have A Civil State, Not A Religious Or Sectarian One

By MEMRI – Cardinal Louis Raphaël I Sako, Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Babylon, said in a December 27, 2020 interview on Rudaw Network (Iraqi Kurdistan) that Iraq should be a civil state [...]

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Ibrahim Issa calls for Christian history to be taught in schools, dreams of bright 2021

By Egypt Independent Egyptian journalist and media personality Ibrahim Issa has called for Christian history and culture to be included as part of the nation’s educational curricula, both in [...]

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Egypt picks up former Dem senator to Lobby

By Julian Pecquet – ForeignLobby.com – Editors Note: Below is a brief excerpt from the article related to Egypt. Egypt: Brownstein Hyatt has added former US [...]