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Clarification about the problem facing St. George Church in Manshiet-Zaafranah

By Coptic Orthodox Archbishopric Diocese of Minya & Abo-Qorqas – Translation by Coptic Solidarity We remained silent since the infringements that took place midday today; Friday, [...]

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Mirage: One Desert Cathedral Does Not Equate Religious Freedom in Egypt

By Raymond Ibrahim –Special for Coptic Solidarity – On January 10, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited the newly built Cathedral of the Nativity of Christ located some 30 miles east [...]

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Egyptian efforts to protect Christians get mixed reaction

By Julia A. Seymour – World – Ahead of the Egyptian Coptic Christians’ Christmas celebration on Monday, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced the formation of a committee to [...]

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Supreme Committee to Confront Sectarianism

By Mariam Farouq – Watani –  On 29 December 2018, President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi ratified a decision to form a supreme committee to confront sectarian incidents, headed by the [...]

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Egypt’s new political order in the making

By Ashraf Hakim and Asmahan Soliman – Mada Masr –  Plans to amend Egypt’s Constitution — including those that would extend President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s term in office — are [...]

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Egypt: Proposed law to muzzle Muslim scholars and thinkers

By Dr. Ashraf Ramelah – Voice of the Copts Egyptian “democracy” is an endless comedy if you’re not suffering at the hands of it. Last month, Amr Hamroush, a graduate of Al-Ahzar Institute [...]

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Egypt’s New Media Regulations: Legislating State Control over Information

By Mai el-Sadany – The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy –  Nearly one and a half years after Egypt’s parliament voted on legislation to create three new media regulators, the [...]

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Egypt military court sentences 17 to death over church bombings

By El-Sayed Gamal El-Din & Ayat Al Tawy – Ahram Online –  An Egyptian military court sentenced on Thursday 17 people to death and handed dozens of others hefty jail terms over [...]

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Violence against Copts: Ten Defining Aspects

By Magdi Khalil –  Violence against Copts in Egypt is a serious phenomenon expressed through an extended series of barbaric attacks on a peaceful minority. The beginning of this phenomenon [...]

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Egypt’s Feeble Response to H. RES 673 on the Copts

By Coptic Solidarity For Immediate Release (Washington, DC) January 25, 2018 The introduction of H. RE.S 673 in the US House of Representatives initiated a large reaction with the Egyptian [...]