The Copts are Egyptian Christians, heirs of Saint Mark’s preaching and a pre-Chalcedonian Church which represents around 10% of the Egyptian population
Copts at the Crossroads after the Islamist Takeover Bid
The failure of the imposing movement for democracy and citizenship that began with the revolution in January 2011 leaves Egypt disillusioned by the return to the old, ultra-nationalist and securitarian practices of a state brought to its knees by Islamist violence
The Copts and the Exit from the Communalist Ghetto
From discrimination to participation. The Egyptian case demonstrates how, in a Arab-Islamic world that is in marked trouble, the involvement of Christians in political and social life is possible only through the rule of law and institutions that are not determined by confessional ties.