On Unity and Division- A Religious Rift

Published through Wazala. Isolation. That is one way of describing the way Egyptian Christians have historically interacted with their society. Isolation has been used as a way of keeping the peace and of avoiding conflict. Over the years this isolation has come as a response to real and repeated offenses and discrimination. There have been … More On Unity and Division- A Religious Rift

Violence in Imbaba

Last night we witnessed more deaths and injuries and violence in Imbaba, and as a result, the situation in Egypt grows more grave. Again, the Salafis say it’s because of a girl who converted to Islam and then was kidnapped and held in an apartment near the Imbaba church. #sigh. I am constantly amazed at … More Violence in Imbaba

Be Egyptian

Dear Egyptian Christians, This post is for you. You are a minority. You are Christian. You are Egyptian. And you are afraid. This post is not to tell you that you are silly for being afraid, nor is it to tell ¬†you that what you are afraid of doesn’t exist. This post is to tell … More Be Egyptian

Terror By Night

The Copts in Egypt- Terror by Night On the evening of the 14th of March I went with two others down to the Coptic Hospital. Reports were coming out once again that members of the armed forces were using force against the protestors, who were mainly Copts, at Maspiro. The injured, reportedly 14, were all … More Terror By Night