Jayson Casper

The Coptic Canadian surgeon who is going home to serve the poor

by Jayson Casper - 2nd April 2014

SIXTY PER CENT of Egyptian doctors work abroad, and rural hospitals suffer the most - until now.

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Egypt: Church burning reveals ugly contest over truth and victimhood

by Jayson Casper - 20th August 2013

Copts pray at a burnt-out church in Minya (August 15). Photo: Mina RizkallaLapido talks to all sides and finds chaotic messages that reach neither the street nor the media.

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Egypt: Coptic Palm Sunday street parade is axed to keep the peace

by Jayson Casper - 1st May 2013

Coptic Bishop Thomas of Asyut Diocese celebrates within boundsBut Collapse of government in Egypt has a silver lining, as building booms for put-upon Copts.

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