State’s Islam and Forbidden Diversity: Shia and The crisis of Religious freedoms in Egypt 2011-2016

Source: Egyptian Initiative For Personal Rights
Author(s): Amr Ezzat, Islam Barakat

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This report documents and analyzes the state of religious freedom for Shia Egyptian citizens and violations of their human rights from January 25, 2011 to May 2016.

The report takes 2011 as its starting point because that year constitutes a turning point in issues of religious freedom and challenges in the country as a whole, particularly for Egyptian Shias. This period highlights the strong link between freedom of religion and broader state policies and the interlocking nature of religion and politics in Egypt as well as across the region and world…

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