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It is true the government does not have a policy of persecution against Copts but this should not deny the fact that Copts have been suffering from many problems, dilemmas and congesting atmosphere. [Tāriq Hijj, al-Wafd, May 15, p. 2] Read original text in Arabic
The only way to resolve problems with Islamists is through dialogue, by opening channels of communication and engaging in a frank interchange of views. Debating the issues is the only way to transform a religious party, in the long term, into a civil political party that subscribes to the main...
 Part 2 of 2 (Continuing the analytical remarks on the feelings of unease that certain issues engender among the Copts):    
Part 1 of 2 In Egypt, the Copts are being denied access to certain high positions, deprived from the freedom to build new churches, and suffering from increasing suffocating fanaticism from all directions.      
Hijjī says that Islam played a huge role in forming the history and culture of Arab speaking countries and as it went though many peaks and valleys, so did the mentality of these countries’ citizens. Therefore, he says the best way to social reform in these countries is, and always has been,...
Tariq Heggy discusses the rise of Wahhābism and the encroachment of extremist understanding of Islam upon moderate Islam.
Watanī publishes a translation of the lecture delivered by Tāriq Heggy at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva.
Tarek Heggy writes about his analysis of the Arab mind and way of thinking.
The author claims to try to tackle the symptoms of the growing sectarian pressure on the Copts of Egypt. He accuses the extremist Wahhābī mentality and the state’s prejudice against their acts of religious fundamentalism of maintaining such pressure.
The article discusses the percentage of Egyptians that are sent to receive a religious education.


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