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Head of the Egyptian Union Organization for Human Rights, Naguib Gabraeel, requested the Attorney General prohibit the publishing of stories related to Kamilia Shehata, as they only serve to heighten sectarian tension between Muslims and Christians, which will put national unity at stake. He also...
On Sunday the Unites States Commission on International Religious Freedom expressed its strong concerns about the arrest of the Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil and a recent campaign of repression that targeted activists and journalists.
Human rights activist and member of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, Mīnā Thābit, uncovered that the Egyptian national security apparatus demanded a church to remove a marble plaque, commemorating the lives of those lost in front of the Maspero Television building in 2011.  The...
 Al-Watan reported that Coptic activists complained that despite a large turnout to cast their ballots on the second phase of the Constitutional referendum, Egyptian Christians, particularly in Upper Egypt, have been prevented from reaching their polling stations. In Mahallat Dīyāy of al-Dusūq...
A number of Coptic movements announced their participation in June 30 demonstrations in Tahrir Square and around the Presidential Palace in Heliopolis. They made it clear that they will not leave unless Morsi steps down. Copts participating in the demonstrations warned from raising any religious...
The Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod during a meeting on Thursday (June 20, 2013), said that Copts are free to participate in the June 30 demonstration. The meeting also discussed non-Muslims, Personal Status Law, the return of the suspended Bishops, and monasticism developments (Peter Majdī, al-Tahrīr, ...
The three major churches of Egypt condemned the statement of Khayrat Al-Shātir, MB’s Deputy Supreme Guide, and described it as an attempt to ignite inter-communal conflicts in Egypt. 
Najuīb Jubrā’īl, the head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization, stated that Copts are paying the price for participating in June 30th. This is through having more than 102 of their churches burnt (Husām Abū al-Makārim, et al, al-Wafd, Oct. 12, p. 5). Read original text in Arabic.  
For the past 40 years, the church has been Copts’ sole refuge and Pope Shenouda III has been a religious leader and political intellectual thinking for all the congregation that the Christians have come down to only one person, the late patriarch. 
Dozens of members of the “Copts 38” movement [a group of Copts that call the Coptic Orthodox Church to allow second marriages]. This movement demonstrated in front of the presidential palace yesterday (August 17) evening against  the addition of text to Article II of the Constitution, which would...

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