Tag Archives: Egyptian Christians

Renewed Sectarian Violence Reported in Egypt

According to this AFP report, a violent clash broke out on Friday 5 April in Qalyubia, Egypt. Five people are believed to have been killed so far.  Egypt has suffered regular incidents of violence between Muslim and Christian citizens for decades. … Continue reading

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Calme Renenvue a Dashour?

First published on Nouvelles du Caire, 10 August 2012 by Sophie Anmuth En juillet après des violences suite à une querelle au sujet d’une chemise abîmée par le teinturier copte, des Coptes avaient fui le village de Dahshour, en banlieue … Continue reading

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Still no Sectarian Problem in Egypt?

On Monday, American Secretary of State Hilary Clinton voiced concerns about religious freedom in Egypt. Reacting to Clinton’s statements,   Mahmoud Ghozlan, spokesperson for the Muslim Brotherhood, stated; “Non-Muslims in Egypt receive equal rights to Muslims in terms of freedom … Continue reading

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The ‘mediation’ of Muslim–Christian relations in Egypt: the strategies and discourses of the official Egyptian press during Mubarak’s presidency

This article, which appears in the journal of Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations  Vol. 23, Iss. 1, 2012, analyses the representation of Muslim–Coptic relations in the Al-Ahrām newspaper between 2005 and 2010. The primary goal is to assess the strategies and discourses used by this newspaper to represent … Continue reading

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Christians and the Egyptian Revolution: a positive contribution and future inquiries

originally published in Pravmir on 6 March 2011 by Minas Monir “In that day there will be an altar to the LORD in the heart of Egypt, and a monument to the LORD at its border.” Isaiah 19:19. It seems … Continue reading

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