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Samīḥa Ayūb, the sister of Sāra Ayūb who was reported as a missing person streamed a live video on Facebook and spilled the beans. She said that she had obtained the birth certificate of her sister. As a result, she found out that Sāra is still Christian. Therefore, the videos of her sister that...
A Coptic family cried for help to President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī after the disappearance of their daughter Sāra Tawfīq ʾAyūb. on December 12, 2021, the 21-year-old Christian girl disappeared in mysterious circumstances, while she was on her way to the church and meet her fiancé.
The Egyptian government is making great efforts to improve its image, however still efforts to be made to achieve real progress toward equal citizenship rights for all. According to a statement released by Coptic Solidarity: “Copts are the victims of institutional, systematic discrimination in...
The Ministry of Interior issued a statement revealing the circumstances of the abduction of a six-year-old boy from the village al-Shāmiyya who was playing in front of his house when two unknown men wearing masks on a black motorcycle kidnapped him.
Three gunmen on a motorbike kidnapped the Coptic child, Amīr Nadī ʿIzzat Yūsuf, in front of his house in the village of Shāmiya, the centre of Sāḥil Salīm. His father, Nadī ʿIzzat , was shot trying in vain to pursue the kidnappers, but sustained no serious injuries.
The Sharqiyya Diocese announced the return of a Coptic girl, Raymonda Sameh [Raymūndā Sāmiḥ], after it was rumoured she disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Bishop Maqār, bishop of al-Sharqiyya, thanked the Ministry of Interior and the security services for the girl’s safe return.
In this op-ed, the author writes of the injustices Copts deal with whether they are from terrorists, which target Copts for sectarian and political purposes, or from the state, which fails to give Copts their full rights and treat them equally under the law.  He ties this to the role Copts played...
Copt Rāniyyā ʿAbd al-Masīḥ met with her family for the first time yesterday, after disappearing three months ago.  In pictures from that meeting, Rāniyyā is wearing a cross around her neck in response to the lies being circulated about her leaving the Christian faith. 
Dr. Najīb Jibrā’īl demanded from the Interior Ministry the speedy arrest of the gangs behind the Islamization of young girls, after the emergence of more than one video confirming the existence of such extremist activity.
This paper begins by reviewing Egypt’s post-2011 transition prior to 2013, which includes briefs on the 2011-2012 parliamentary elections, the 2012 presidential elections, and unrest and sectarian violence during the period between Ḥusnī Mubārak’s overthrow and the summer of 2013.


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