While Sisi has made some improvements, stating that Egypt has achieved some advanced level of religious freedom or pluralism is fantastical and premature.
Sara Salama & Steven HowardMarch 9, 2021
A group of Egyptian thinkers has contested these practices and argued openly that restrictions against Christians ought to be repealed.
Samir A. ZedanJanuary 28, 2021
For those of us who have followed the struggle of Egypt’s Coptic Christians, particularly during the presidency of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi, there’s been both good news and bad news.
Lela GilbertJanuary 26, 2021
Although liberty movements swept the Middle East during the Arab Spring, an assessment of citizen’s rights and liberties in 2021 is disheartening. Little has changed.
Eric PattersonJanuary 25, 2021
Here lies the main problem with the article by Candace Lukasik: outside of its wrong claims, the article shows a clear lack of knowledge of anything resembling Coptic culture or history.
Samuel TadrosMay 19, 2020
Matthew Anderson, an assistant teaching professor in Islamic studies at Georgetown University, spoke about Christians in Egypt during Providence’s Christianity…
Matthew AndersonFebruary 25, 2020
Egypt boasts the largest population of Christians in the Near East and thus offers the best chance to protect and empower them. A successful model here can be duplicated elsewhere.
Robert NicholsonDecember 20, 2019
Last spring, in the 53rd minute of a hotly contested soccer match between two of the most famous soccer clubs…
Reitsma MpindiSeptember 27, 2019
In what is being called the largest terrorist attack in modern Egyptian history, over 300 people were killed at a village mosque. Coptic Christians, who have seen over 100 people killed under an ISIS vow, responded with condemnation and sympathy.
Jayson CasperNovember 28, 2017