Ashraf Ramelah

Egypt's regime and the Coptic minority

Egypt built a new cathedral in Cairo, but quietly shuts Coptic churches in villages all over the country., 1/30/2018, 8:37 PM

More “peace solutions”: Egyptian Copts pay the price

Conciliation between Moslems and Copts is a euphemism for coercing the Copts to yield., 11/11/2017, 10:08 PM

Coptic priest stabbed to death by Islamist terrorist

The brutal Jihadist murder of Coptic priest Monsignor Samaan on a busy Cairo street has so far elicited no response from Egypt's government., 10/15/2017, 7:01 AM

Egypt claims "War on Terror" and shuts Coptic churches

Imagine not being able to reach you synagogue on Yom Kippur, because police have decided you need a permit., 9/6/2017, 11:27 PM

Whar is a fatwa kiosk?

A fatwa kiosk is a large booth where imams sit and wait for clients to ask religious questions. You probably don't want to hear the answers, Creative fundamentalism., 8/7/2017, 11:06 AM

Identity erasure: The threat to the Egyptian Copts

Islam in the majority is never satisfied until the minority is subsumed entirely by its religious-political system, which includes the Arab/Muslim heritage.   , 7/13/2017, 11:24 PM

The Al Minya bus attack on Copts: Spreading Sharia Law

Reflections on how massacre is used to spread Sharia Law., 6/20/2017, 9:50 AM

Coptic Pope muzzles US Copts in favor of Al-Sisi

Should Copts in US come out to welcome Al-Sisi?, 9/21/2016, 11:14 PM

Egyptian youths escape Sharia inferno

There are no jokes in Sharia land. A sense of humor can land you in jail., 9/13/2016, 7:18 AM

In retrospect: Egyptian judoka Salafi-style

No withdraw, no win, no handshake. , 8/27/2016, 11:51 PM

Open letter to Egypt's president: Fulfill your promises or step aside

Promises are not just words and if you can't fulfill them, let someone else do the job., 8/22/2016, 10:30 AM

Vatican ecumenism forsakes Egypt’s Christian minorities

For Pope Francis, ecumenical zeal is more his quest than a real concern for solutions to the rise of jihad. However, the Vatican’s ecumenism comes at the expense of Egypt’s human rights., 7/21/2016, 11:02 AM

Egypt's Chance for Freedom and Democracy

Qatar's role is crucial, says the writer., 7/4/2013, 6:22 AM

Tantawi defies Muslim Brotherhood: "Egypt is for All"

Tantawi defies Muslim Brotherhood declaring: Egypt is for all, not just one group. The United States prefers Morsi. , 7/16/2012, 9:21 PM