Sectarian violence in Egypt ranges from coordinated terror attacks to mob assaults, usually directed towards Coptic Christians and Sufis. Violence can break out in response to inter-sectarian romances, attempts by Christians to build or renovate churches, or property disputes. The Islamic State has claimed at least 10 terror attacks on religious minorities in Egypt.
This learning brief highlights the main lessons learnt and outcomes in Egypt from the project ‘Communities Richer in Diversity’, whose aim was to promote cultural diversity and respect for equal dignity of all people through interfaith and intercultural dialogue and cooperation. In Egypt the Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa (ADE) carried out the project in Ezbet-Elnakhel, Miser Elkadima, and Madient El-Salam, three ‘ashwa’iyyat’ or slums located in the Cairo governorate.
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