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Securing Coptic churches: The necessary role of the scouts
Martin Roux | Church scouts are playing an increasingly pivotal role in state efforts to secure churches
The bishop who makes his voice heard: Anba Makarios
Karoline Kamel | Outspoken Minya Bishop Anba Makarios is a man who makes his voice heard but avoids being seen
Al-Ur: The pain that fills the void left behind by 13 Copts executed in Libya
Karoline Kamel | Al-Ur mothers and wives continue to mourn their dead 3 years after they were executed in Libya
Emergency and the taming of the mulid
Mina Ibrahim | Is restructuring the mulid a reflection of security concerns, or part of a long-term plan to tame it?
Copts in Egyptian history textbooks (Part 2): Issues today and hidden gems from earlier textbooks
Ehaab Abdou | Before delving into a wider analysis of Egypt’s high school history textbooks, it is important to acknowledge
Copts in Egyptian history textbooks since 1890 (Part 1): Are we asking the right questions?
Ehaab Abdou | Ehaab Abdou analyzes Egyptian history textbooks to shed light on how Copts and Coptic culture are represented
Copts and Egypt’s national game: We’ll call you back later
Mai Shams El-Din | The absence of professional level Christian players can be traced to discrimination that begins young
Coptic martyrdom in the age of the security state
Mariam Ibrahim | Is a religious narrative that frames the killing of Copts as God's will at odds with mounting resistance
Copt returning to Arish killed as displaced families continue to suffer
Mostafa Mohie | A Coptic citizen was shot dead by militants in his barber shop in Arish on Saturday, after returning
 
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Opinion
Amr Magdi
To US VP Pence: Defend the rights of Christians and all Egyptians
Pence must see discrimination within a broader context of the limiting of citizens’ rights
Amr Abdel Rahman
The elephant in the room (part 1): The state and sectarian violence
Sectarian attitudes do not purely emanate from society, but are also prevalent within structures of governance.
Paul Sedra
Religious Difference in a Secular Age: Book review
The Egyptian state’s pretense of secularism is central to Saba Mahmood’s latest monograph, Religious
 
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News
Security forces prevent Copts from holding feast day prayers in Minya
Police prevent Sunday Mass in Minya Church citing ‘security concerns’
Questions surround murder of Coptic Alexandrian alcohol vendor
Coptic activists criticize church’s support of Sisi’s New York visit
Sectarianism strikes again in Minya, police arrest Coptic man hospitalized in ICU
Egypt’s Cabinet approves church building law
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