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Anglican Archbishop Mouneer proposed the title Comparing inclusive Citizenship in Egypt with Europe. The comparison with Europe was important to the Archbishop since it is not all rosy in Europe, yet Mr.Belder chose to focus on Egypt alone. Mr.Bas Belder is a former journalist for the...
The concept of citizenship, the author argues, is in line with the Islamic Sharīʿa . Citizenship has already been applied by the prophet and his companions. The author is in strong disagreement with the presentation of former Dutch Member of the European Parliament Bas Belder. Belder refers, based...
The September 2020 Webinar “Comparing inclusive Citizenship in Egypt with Europe,” led to a discussion about the so-called Covenant of ʿUmar, also known as the Capitulations of ʿUmar, a 9th-century document prohibiting church building, the rebuilding of destroyed churches, and displaying a cross on...
Mr. Bas Belder was between 1999 and 2019 one of the very few members in the European Parliament showing an active interest in the position of Christians in the Middle East. He is to be complimented for his genuine interest in Christians in the Middle East but the sources he used in his paper for...
A Coptic researcher has criticized the lack of representation of women and Christians in the Bar council following its 2024 elections.
The Sohag [Sūhāj] Family Court has ruled that the husband’s conversion to Islam is not sufficient cause to grant his Christian wife a divorce, refusing to apply the official statute of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
The core argument of Coptic Solidarity for accusing him to be an “Agent' of al-Sīsī Government in the US” is that Rev. Dr. Andrea Zakī registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) prior to his last visit to the USA. They believe this is sufficient evidence for their claims. It seems...
Paid text of Coptic Solidarity (USA) in Christian Newswire alleging that Egyptian Christian leader Rev. Dr. Andrea Zakī is an ‘agent’ of President al-Sīsī. I have been a subscriber to Christian Newswire for many years now and was shocked to see such an attack on an Egyptian Christian leader by a...
Egyptian authorities released Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil on Saturday, following the decision of the public prosecution’s office, after enduring more than two years in pretrial detention.
Despite Muṣṭafā Kāmil’s large presence in Egyptian political life at the end of the 19th Century and the beginning of the 20th Century, his death didn’t change much for the Egyptian national political move against the English.  Muḥammad Farīd and others were able to complete his trajectory...

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