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This report by Arab-West Report explains the context of the massive destruction of churches and Christian institutions in Egypt in August 2013.
This book was first published in 2012 by CIDT in Arabic. It was later translated into English, expanded with texts of Nushin Atmaca and Patricia Prentice and edited by Cornelis Hulsman with help of Jenna Ferrecchia and Douglas May.
Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Youth Anba Mūsá said the articles of the draft unified law on the construction of houses of worship are vague and has not changed anything of the old system known as the hamayuni law. "The Orthodox Church will not unilaterally take a decision on behalf of all Copts...
The article sheds light on the book“Al-Jizyah fī Misr (1713 – 1856 AD)” [Jizyahin Egypt] by the scholar Ayman Ahmad Mahmūd who argues that jizyah was abolished in Egypt before issuing the Hamayonian law and before all other Ottoman states.
Yusuf Sidhum summarises the information included in his previous four articles about the discrimination practised against Copts in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya. Sidhum uses the backdrop of his recent articles to highlight the crucial need for the unified law for houses of worship to be...
The rights pertaining to houses of worship are one of the core areas of conflict between Muslims and Christians in Egypt and are a source of grievance for many Christians. Sidhum explains the cases of two such cases involving Christians’ legal rights in detail in this article, one from 1923 and the...
Watani International interviewed the human rights activist ‘Alī al-Samman who founded the ’Committee of 15’ following the sectarian events that took place in Alexandria in 2005
Sidhum writes about the apparent government avoidance of a bill for the unified law for building places of worship and different viewpoints on this issue.
The book One Nation; One People, was compiled and written byAl-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies in 1982. The book provides a scientific analysis of the question of national unity in Egypt.
Samīr Marqus discusses the social reality in Egypt, the Coptic file, citizenship and the laws and rulings issued regarding building churches in Egypt at the present time.


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