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Hundreds of Egyptian Christians protest at police killing

By Reuters – Hundreds of Coptic Christians on Thursday attended the burial of a father and his son who were killed by a police officer in Egypt’s Minya province, amid cries for the state to [...]

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Egypt is jailing more journalists on ‘false news’ charges than anywhere else in the world

By Daniel Funke – Poynter – Three times more journalists were jailed this year on “false news” charges than in 2016 — and Egypt led the way. According to a new report published by the [...]

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Report – Prayers Unanswered: Assessing the Impact of Egypt’s 2016 Church Construction Law

By POMED –  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has promised to improve the situation of the country’s Christians, who by many estimates constitute about ten percent [...]

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Agreement partially reopens St. Samuel Monastery road, but leaves broader security concerns unresolved

By – Mada Masr –  Security measures on the road leading to the St. Samuel Monastery in Minya where seven Coptic Christians were killed in a militant attack in early November were once [...]

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Egypt Approves Legalization of 168 New Churches

By Egyptian Streets –  A committee headed by Prime Minister and Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly approved the legalization of 168 churches and buildings on Friday. The committee officially [...]

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Egypt creates new human rights watchdog – to protect itself

By Hamza Hendawi – AP –  Egypt has created a new high-powered human rights watchdog agency, but its primary mission isn’t to protect Egyptians from violations. Instead, the body is [...]

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Coptic Woman Details Horrors of Living as a Christian Female in Egypt: ‘It’s Hell’

By Samuel Smith – The Christian Post – A Coptic journalist has detailed her frustration living as a woman in an Egyptian society where men regularly treat Christian woman as whores, [...]

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Rights group: Christian religious freedoms decline in Egypt

By AP –   An Egyptian rights group says the country’s Christians are suffering increased discrimination despite official efforts to address their grievances. The finding comes in a report [...]

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Christian Children Face the Dark Realities of Persecution

By Claire Evans – International Christian Concern “Why does God let these people kill innocent people?” Mariam is only 11 years old, but her question was long expected by her parents. Her [...]

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Exclusive – Rand Paul: ‘Not One Penny’ of Aid for Pakistan Until Asia Bibi Is Freed

By Rand Paul – Breitbart News –  “I believe in my religion and in Jesus Christ, who died on the cross for the sins of mankind.” These are words that many Christians have said, or [...]