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Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

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Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Mariz Tadros

In the light of the escalation of sectarian tensions during and after Mubarak’s reign, the predicament of the Arab world’s largest religious minority, the Copts, has come to the forefront. This book poses such questions as why there has been a mass exodus of Copts from Egypt, and how this relates to other religious minorities in the Arab region; why it is that sectarian violence increased during and after the 2011 Revolution, which epitomized the highest degree of national unity since 1919; and how the new configuration of power has influenced the extent to which a vision of a political order is being based on the principles of inclusive democracy. ... Read more


 

 

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