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This article describes the story of Egyptian LGBTQ+ activist Sora Badr. She was born in a male body and underwent in Egypt a sex reassignment surgery without being able to change her sex on her ID. Her fight for recognition shaped her identity as a woman. This is obviously a sensitive subject and...
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s first official response said, in a statement on Saturday, that he had been cut off from its service for more than 18 years.
The Alexandria Criminal Court has sentenced the defendants, Nāṣir and ʿAlī al- Sāmbū, to 25 years in prison for killing Coptic citizen Ramsīs Hirmīnā and injuring two others.
The Egyptian government is making great efforts to improve its image, however still efforts to be made to achieve real progress toward equal citizenship rights for all. According to a statement released by Coptic Solidarity: “Copts are the victims of institutional, systematic discrimination in...
The General Secretariat of the League of Arab States condemned in the strongest terms the aggression of the Israeli occupation authorities against the holy al-Aqṣā Mosque and its deliberate escalation of tensions to divide it spatially and temporally.
Farahat ben Younes [Faraḥāt bin Yūnis] is General Inspector of Civic Education, President of the Association of the Civic Education, civil society activist and interested in issues of gender.
Lawyer Najīb Jibrāʾīl, legal adviser to the Coptic Orthodox Church and head of the Egyptian Union Organization for Human Rights (EUOHR), filed a lawsuit on Wednesday August 25, 2021, to the Administrative Court demanding the Minister of Interior and the Civil Status Sector to remove the religion...
Various researchers and religious authorities are calling for an urgent examination of the phenomenon of Islamophobia in Western societies, after a 23-year-old man set fire to Arooj Shah's car, the first Muslim president of Oldham Council in northern England, with a Molotov cocktail.
The Egyptian Coalition for Human Rights and Development (ECHRD) condemned the terrorist attacks of the Taliban on the cities of Afghanistan, which have resulted in the deaths and injuries of thousands of civilians. As the Taliban took control of the capital, Kabul, 241,000 people were forced to...
Women’s issues and gender disparities have recently come to light on the screens, as movies fearlessly deal with a variety of issues that previously were silenced. These issues are found amid society and deserve to be discussed, treated, and highlighted. The film “I want a divorce” [Urīd Khulʿān]...

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