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Tadamon Coalition calls for public hearing on church building law after Coptic Church’s refusal

The Tadamon Coalition demanded on Saturday that parliament discuss the church building law and its amendments, after sending a list of recommendations to parliamentary speaker Ali Abdul Aal. The group held a meeting on Saturday and sent their recommendations for the law and its amendments to the parliament, calling for …

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Pope Tawadros II calls on Copts abroad not to interfere in Egypt’s strife

Pope Tawadros II, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, sent out a message to expatriate Coptic Egyptians on Monday expressing his strong opposition to demonstrations planned in the US against the alleged persecution of Copts in Egypt.

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JATO’s weekly report records 30 violations against journalists

At least 30 violations against journalists were recorded in the past week, according to a report published by Journalists Against Torture (JATO) on Sunday. A collective assault committed by lawyers contributed to 22 of the violations, the report stated.

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Are Egypt’s courts carrying out their own revolution?

CAIRO — On June 21, an Egyptian administrative court issued several unexpected rulings that mostly oppose the general trend that has prevailed in the political administration of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s presidency. Chief among these was the quashing of the controversial maritime border demarcation agreement under which Egypt ceded the Red …

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Low-ranking police officer dies in Minya police station following detention

A low-ranking police officer died while being held in detention at Abu Qaraous police station in Minya on Sunday, allegedly due to “circulatory failure”, according to the Ministry of Interior. When asked about the cause of death, the ministry’s media office told Daily News Egypt Monday that “Salem Hamdy Salem, …

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