USCRIF Report 2010


FINDINGS: Serious problems of discrimination, intolerance, and other human rights violations against members of religious minorities, as well as disfavored Muslims, remain widespread in Egypt. The reporting period marked a significant upsurge in violence targeting Coptic Orthodox Christians.

The Egyptian government has not taken sufficient steps to halt the repression of and discrimination against Christians and other religious believers, or, in many cases, to punish those responsible for violence or other severe violations of religious freedom.

 اضغط اعلاه لتقراء التقرير

تقرير المبادرة المصرية لحقوق الإنسان

العنف الطائفى فى عامين

ماذا حدث ... ومن اين نبداء

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Two years of sectarian violence:

What happened? Where do we begin?

An analytical study of January 2008-January 2010


"The government continued to sponsor "reconciliation sessions", "This practice contributed to a climate of impunity that encouraged further assaults"

"The government failed to redress laws and government practices that discriminate against Christians"

US State Department on Human Rights 2009


The National Democratic Party (NDP) has governed the Arab Republic of Egypt, which has a population of approximately 83 million, since the party's establishment in 1978.

CSI Report Released: 

The Abduction and Islamization of Christian Women in Egypt 

A Report: The Disappearance, Forced Conversions and Forced Marriages of Christian Women in Egypt

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State Department Report on Human Rights 2009- EGYPT




The Constitution provides for freedom of belief and the practice of religious rites, although the Government places restrictions on these rights in practice. Islam is the official state religion, and the principles of Shari'a (Islamic law) are the primary source of legislation.

The status of respect for religious freedom by the Government declined somewhat during the reporting period, based on the failure to investigate and prosecute perpetrators of increased incidents of sectarian violence. 

UN HRC Egypt
Reported by The International Humanist and Ethical Union
 in co-ordination with The United Copts GB.
تقرير أمام مجلس حقوق الإنسان في الأمم المتحدة
عن منع المحاكم في مصر  للمتنصرين
من إثبات ديانتهم الجديدة فى المستندات الرسمية


USCIRF Expresses Concern over Reported Attacks on Coptic Orthodox Christians in Egypt  

June 26, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is concerned at reports of attacks targeting Coptic Orthodox Christians in the small Egyptian village of Ezbet Boshra-East.
USCIRF has learned that Egyptian authorities reportedly have released from custody all those suspects who were originally arrested earlier this week.  Local authorities reportedly are conducting an ongoing investigation even though persons involved in the violence appear to be free.

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Freedom of Religion report for 2009 

Is highly critical of the Egyptian government record

2008 Human Rights Report: Egypt

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

2008 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

February 25, 2009

The National Democratic Party (NDP) has governed the Arab Republic of Egypt, which has a population of approximately 82 million, since the party's establishment in 1978. The NDP, which continued to dominate national politics by maintaining an overriding majority in the popularly elected People's Assembly (PA)

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Report Egypt (2008)



Freedom of Religion and Belief in Egypt

Third Quarterly Report

(July - September 2008)

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Samalut's Sectarian Violence:

Fighting Impunity is the Only Way to Reconciliation

The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) today released the preliminary findings of its inquiry into the sectarian violence that took place in the village of Al-Tayeba, located in the Samalut district of Al-Minya Governorate, on Friday, 3 October. The violence left one dead and four injured and involved arson and the destruction of homes, land and property.

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