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Egypt cracks down on free speech, raids news site Mada Masr over Christian persecution coverage

Egyptian authorities raided one of the last independent news sites in the country, Mada Masr, after having arrested one of their editors the day prior. The news site has received international awards for its independent investigative reporting. But as Egypt has cracked down on free speech, Mada Masr has come under increased scrutiny by the state. The More...

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By Guest Author On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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The New Face of Europe: Immigrants between East and West

Writing about Europe’s refugee crisis is not an easy task when we consider the fact that this crisis could be presented and understood in many ways, depending on one’s political standing. For some progressive More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Coptic Church in Egypt still fighting for its life

In an incredible court ruling in 2016, a centuries-old church was spared the axe and hammer of demolition in the Alexandria Administrative Court under the headship of Judge Muhammad Abdel-Wahab Khafagi. The decision, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Egyptian Toddler, Youssef Ebid Killed En Route to Church

(International Christian Concern) –Copts United reports the death of a 4-year-old Egyptian child, Youssef Ebid, who was struck by a tractor while waiting for a bus to take him to church. The Minya diocese in More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Egypt reinstates President Sisi despite intolerance, hostility towards non-Muslims

Egypt’s President Sisi has reinstated a known Salafist extremist leader, allowing him to deliver sermons at an Alexandria mosque despite heavy opposition because of his reputation for intolerance. Opponents have More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Egypt graverobbers steal dead priest’s cross, then body for ransom

Graver robbers in Sharouna, a village south of Cairo, targeted the tomb of a priest who died 13 years ago, according to the Watani news outlet. They initially wanted to steal his crucifix, but then also stole the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Egypt Approves 127 Churches previously Operating Without a Permit

(International Christian Concern) –A committee established by the Egyptian government has approved legalizing 127 churches who were previously operating without a permit. This brings the total number of legalized More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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In 2020, we were fighting over the ‘No Fly List’ as the ACLU filed lawsuits

Nine years ago today, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit on behalf of 10 U.S. citizens and lawful residents who are prohibited from flying to or from the United States or over U.S. More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Open Doors Report highlights persecution against women, Christian sex trafficking, Sharia Law practices

In the latest in-depth report focused on gender persecution, the 2019 Open Doors World Watch List reveals that gender contributes to a large disparity in the methods used for religious persecution. While men experience More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Egypt: Mahmoud Abou Zeid, Shawkan, released after spending over 5 years in prison

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hails today’s release of Mahmoud Abou Zeid, the Egyptian photojournalist also known as Shawkan, after more than five and a half years in prison, but deplores that the fact that More...


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