0

Coptic Voices in the Face of State Narrative

By Mina Thabet – TIMEP – In November 2019, I was able to communicate with my friend Ramy Kamel, a prominent Coptic activist and blogger, for the last time before his arrest and [...]

0

THE EGYPTIAN FLAG SHOULD NOT ACCOMPANY THE POPE’S ADDRESS TO COPTS OUTSIDE EGYPT

By Dioscorus Boles – On the 6th January 2022, the YouTube channel, Coptic Orthodox Church, published an 8-minute massage by Pope Tawadros II, titled Papal Message, Christmas 2022, [...]

0

THE NATIVITY OF CHRIST MUST BE ABOUT CHRIST, NOT AL-SISI. PERIOD.

By Dioscorus Boles – Last night, I watched, like millions of Copts from across the world, the Liturgy of Holy Nativity that was broadcast from the Cathedral of the Holy Nativity of Christ [...]

0

In Egypt, new signs that the regime’s human rights strategy is to violate them

By The Washington Post Editorial Board – Egypt issued its national “human rights strategy” in September to mixed reviews. A hopeful few regarded the measure as a positive [...]

0

Social Media Censors Ignore Islamist Hate Speech and Incitement to Murder

by Raymond Ibrahim – MEF – Despite Facebook’s zeal at censoring so-called “hate speech” and “offensive content,” violent, radical, and murderous content [...]

0

Imprisoned in Egypt for a dream: My Son Is Not Alone

By Laila Soueif  – The New York Times – Standing outside the Tora prison complex, where my son is held, a mother asks me: What’s your son in for?  “Politics,” I say.  She [...]

0

Legalising unlicensed churches: 54.2 % achieved in 50 months

By Youssef Sidhom – Watani – My readers will find a large portion of this article similar to, if not an outright repetition of what I wrote before on the legalisation of unlicensed [...]

0

Egyptian Scholar Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment for Recounting Accurate History

By Raymond Ibrahim – According to a Nov. 19, 2021 report, “An Egyptian court sentenced an 80-year-old-intellectual earlier this week to five years in prison over his remarks on the [...]

0

The Luck of the Pharaohs

By Samuel Tadros – Hoover Institute – In his seminal essay, The Sorrows of Egypt, the late Fouad Ajami, noted, in his masterful prose, the numerous sorrows of modern Egypt, from the [...]

0

New amendments ratified by president Sisi entrench permanent state of emergency

By CIHRS – The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) asserts that the recent amendments ratified this month by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi aim to entrench a permanent state of [...]