Beyond Sectarian Violence: Socioeconomic Challenges for Copts in Egypt

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Amy Fallas Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/beyond-sectarian-violence-socioeconomic-challenges-for-copts-in-egypt As Coptic Christians held Christmas celebrations this past week, many also observed another more somber anniversary. On January 1, 2011, an explosion at Al-Qudiseen Church in Alexandria, Egypt killed...

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Ramy Kamel, Mada Masr, and Seeing Coptic Issues as Civil Liberties in Egypt

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Amy Fallas Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/ramy-kamel-mada-masr-and-seeing-coptic-issues-as-civil-liberties-in-egypt/ On November 23 security forces arrested Ramy Kamel, a Coptic activist and founder of the Maspero Youth Union (MYU), from his home in Cairo, preventing him from accessing legal representation...

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Amy Fallas

” shape=”square”] Personal Statement: I am a historian of the Modern Middle East and late Ottoman Empire from the late nineteenth into the twentieth centuries. I received my MA from Yale University in 2018 with a thesis exploring the domain of religious diplomacy between foreign missionaries in Egypt and their co-religionists. My current research examines

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