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Coptic emigration has gone through numerous stages for different reasons. “Coptic diaspora” (aqbāṭ al-mahjar) mainly refers to Coptic immigration to European countries, the US, and Australia. Waves of migration to these countries began in the early 1960s, and it was a common for Egyptian citizens...
On 12th of October 2017, Reverend Samaʿān Shiḥāta, Priest of St. Julius of Aqfahs in ʿIzbat Jirjis, al-Fashn, Banī Suwayf, was attacked during his service by Aḥmad Saʿīd, a 19-year-old living in al-Marj.  
The first circuit for Freedoms and Rights of the Administrative Court is hearing a case filed by lawyers Dr. Hānī Sāmiḥ and Ṣalāḥ Bakhīt. The litigation — registered under number 48010 of the legal year 75- calls for the cancellation of “the decision and security instructions and alerts issued by...
Egyptian TV presenter, Tāmir Amīn, is facing a major crisis after his attack on the people of Upper Egypt [al-Ṣaʿayda], accusing them of causing overpopulation, and sending their children to work instead of taking care of them. He said parents have their boys being sent to work in workshops, while...
In most countries, health workers are praised for their efforts, especially during a pandemic. The Egyptian government has been supportive, describing their doctors as ‘the White Egyptian Army.’ However, they can sometimes be faced with hostility.
A video circulated on social media showed a Chinese tourist facing racism on the streets of Cairo. A taxi driver had suspected that the tourist was infected with the Coronavirus and subsequently told the tourist to leave the car. Following this, other drivers who were passing by bullied the tourist...
The NGO International-Lawyers.Org condemned Egyptian authorities for forbidding one of its members from attending the forty-sixth session of the African Commission for Human and Peoples' Rights held in Sharm al-Shaykh between 24 April and 14 May.
The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said that under direct instructions from Minister Riyāḍ Al-Mālkī, Chairman of the Permanent National Ministerial Committee, the ministry is to follow up on the inclusion of the State of Palestine to international treaties and charters.  ...
Under the theme “We are all with you” the Goethe-Institute, in collaboration with the “ʿAyn al-Samaka” cinematic cultural initiative, will host its event tomorrow, in Cairo at 5 pm.  
The National Council for Women Member Dr. Nisrīn al-Baghdādī participated in the Conference on “Women’s Empowerment in Egypt: Reality and Proposals for Treatment.” The conference was organized by the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University in the presence of the Social...

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