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Egypt: The Victorious Islamists

June 26, 2011

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http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2011/jul/14/egypt-victorious-islamists/ July 14, 2011 Yasmine El Rashidi E-mail Print Share Khaled Elfiqi/epa/CorbisCoptic Christian women looking out from inside the Virgin Mary Church in the Imbaba neighborhood of Cairo, May 8, 2011. The church was set on fire during clashes between Christians and Muslims the previous night. The forty-year-old Virgin Mary Church on Cairo’s al-Wahda Street—the […]

The Copts of today: Escaping the Church’s patronage

May 20, 2011

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Lina Attalah Thu, 19/05/2011 – 18:05 http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/node/444129 Photographed by AFP The Egyptian television building at Maspero on the Nile corniche has looked nothing short of a street-based church for the past 12 days. Posters of Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary are hung on ropes from one end of the street to the other. Christian […]

In Egypt’s Tahrir Square, women attacked at rally on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2011

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http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2011/0308/In-Egypt-s-Tahrir-Square-women-attacked-at-rally-on-International-Women-s-Day After helping to overthrow Mubarak, Egyptian women – and some men – demonstrated today in favor of giving women more of a voice in building Egypt’s future. An Egyptian protester argues with a man as hundreds of women marched to Cairo’s central Tahrir Square to celebrate International Women’s Day on Tuesday. A protest by […]

“50 Pounds and a chicken to beat us”, says Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi about Mubarak’s goons who attacked the protesters in Tahrir Square

February 4, 2011

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