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Political analyst, researcher, author and executive editor of the Egyptian weekly Watanī International Majdī Khalīl, known for his books on citizenship rights, civil society and the position of minorities in the Middle East, speaks out many on Coptic grievances to al-Dustour.
The author records the comments of Coptic lawyer Mamdouh Nakhla, who opposed the president maintaining his authority relating to church-building decisions.
Victor Salama writes a report on the sectarian attacks in al-‘Udaysāt, Luxor, resulting in the deaths of two Christians.
Francois Bāsīlī criticized the actions of the Egyptian security apparatus following the mystery of the disappearance of two Christian girls. Bāsīlī also charged in this issue that the Egyptian press tackled the problem in a very sensational, lowly and unprofessional manner.
The state has recently endeavored to ease tensions and restrictions through regulating the construction of Muslim and Christian houses of worship, and authorizing the governors to issue decisions pertaining to the reconstruction and restoration works of churches.
Mahmoud Lutfī ‘Āmir discusses the concept of bay‘a, swearing allegiance, and the head of the Ansār al-Sunna [supporters of the Sunna] association in Damanhour, northern Cairo, defends his decision to express his organization’s bay‘a for President Husnī Mubārak as the Amīr al-Mu’minīn [Prince of...
The alliance is spearheaded by al-Zumur from within his jail on behalf of all the detained Islamist groups, while al-Durīnī represents the Shiites of Egypt and Coptic lawyer Mamdouh Nakhla, the director of al-Kalima human rights center, represents Egyptian Christians.
Al-Musawwar magazine interviews governor of Qinā, Major General Majdī Ayyoub over his future plans for the Qinā governorate.
In a presidential reshuffle, Husnī Mubārak has appointed Copt, Maj. General Majdī Ayoub Iskandar, governor of Qinā. He is the second Copt to occupy this position during the past 30 years after Maj. General Fou’ād ‘Azīz Ghālī, who was commander of the 2nd field army during the October 6, 1973 war...
The parents of two Christian girls, Maryān and Christine, who disappeared two years ago after converting to Islam, lodged a report to the police accusing Muhammad Ahmad Ibrāhīm and Tawfīq Muhammad Tawfīq kidnapping their daughters.


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