Items related to religious discrimination

Demonstrators gather in Qatif in the Shiite-populated Eastern Province of the Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 8 July 2012 
AFP 13 Jul 2013
A Saudi special court has sentenced two Shia men to eight and nine years in jail, respectively, for taking part in...
Egypt Independent 07 Jun 2013
An Egyptian-based human rights organisation warned Thursday of a continuous deterioration of the status of freedom of...
Nun mourns the death of Pope Shenuda III the spiritual leader of the Middle East's largest Christian minority, at the Saint Mark Coptic cathedral in Cairo's al-Abbassiya district on March 18, 2012. Egypt's Coptic Pope Shenuda III, spiritual leader of the Middle East's largest Christian minority, died at the age of 88 after a battle with illness, leaving the country's Copts in mourning. He had suffered health problems for years and recently stopped receiving treatment for liver failure and tumours or swelling in his lungs because he was too feeble, the Coptic Church said.
AFP 06 Jun 2013
The European Court of Human Rights Thursday asked France not to deport a Coptic Christian who fled Egypt, saying he...
Al-Masry Al-Youm 28 Feb 2013
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information asked the Ministry of Education to launch investigations into an...
Al-Masry Al-Youm 22 Feb 2013
Salafi Watan Party head Emad Abdel Ghafour met with a delegation from the US Congress on Thursday evening to discuss...
On the road to St. Sama’ans Church at Mokatan Hill
Al-Masry Al-Youm 29 Oct 2012
Sectarian violence and discrimination against Copts in education and the media has increased since the 25 January...
Egypt Independent 05 Jul 2012
Coptic activists announced on Thursday the establishment of secular group called “Christian Brotherhood” as...
Omar Halawa 03 Jun 2011
Amid sectarian clashes and uncertainty about their future, religious minority leaders are expressing concern about the...
MENA 30 Nov 2010
Egypt has renewed its rejection of a recent US State Department report claiming that Egypt's Christians were...
John Ehab 30 May 2010
A conference on the role of the Egyptian press in religious discrimination took place last Saturday at the headquarters...