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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...
The Libyan authorities have put 44 Egyptians to trial on charges of illegal immigration.
Sūhāj Cotps sent a distress call to President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to intervene immediately to release their sons who have been detained in Libya for 15 days. Jirjis Khalīfa, brother of one of the detainees, said that the youths were detained or kidnapped from the Marāgha and Juhayna centers, and...
The promise of a better life has led many young people from Arab countries to undertake dangerous journeys by sea in order to reach Europe. The pandemic and weakened economies have led to an increase in the number of young people willing to take these risks. However, in recent years more and more...
Al-Minyā always appears to be at the center of sectarian attacks targeting Christians or their places of worship, incited either from building new churches, rumors of an illicit interfaith love affair like in the “Lady of al-Karam” incident, or Facebook posts interpreted as insulting Islam. ...
On Monday, Ambassador Nabīla Makram ‘Abd al-Shahīd, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad, took part in a roundtable entitled: “The role of civil society in the advancement of the developing country”, with the participation of Dr. Māyā Mursī, President of the National...
Bishop Julius [Yūliyyūs], general bishop of Old Cairo, said that the Coptic Orthodox Church is an essential pillar in Egypt and wants to participate in initiatives that serve the nation. 
A video published on social media shows a young Egyptian man named “Walīd” who works as a cashier at the Ṣabāh al-Aḥmad supermarket in Kuwait suddenly getting attacked by a Kuwaiti while at work.  Walīd was slapped in his face more than once, and despite attempts by those there to stop the incident...
Ambassador Nabīla Makram ʿAbd al-Shahīd, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad, welcomed bishop Bākhūm, undersecretary to the Coptic Catholic Patriarchate, and Representative Sāmiya Rafla, a member of the House of Representatives, to discuss manners of cooperation between...
Migration means being uprooted, not only from the country you live in, but also from the social networks that you have build up throughout the course of your life. Now the migrant has to build a new life in a new country. 

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