Coptic Christians in al-Minya are living in a state of grief and panic these days after the appearance of 'Alī Husayn Alī, who declared himself a leader of an organized gang to maintain control over two villages in the Upper Egyptian governorate.
2. Attacks against the Coptic Orthodox Monastery of Abū Fānā 
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While monks resume their sit-in at the monastery of Abū Fānā, Coptic communities abroad are organizing demonstrations protesting the incidents. The following presents an up-to-date review of the aftermath of the Abū Fānā attacks.
Media coverage of the Abū Fānā incidents and other issues with Muslim-Christian relations
The author compares various media treatments of the Abu Fana incidents and other recent issues in Muslim-Christian relations. He asserts that the media treatment of the incidents was insufficient and influenced by the government.
Border disputes over Abū Fānā monastery
A special committee led by the governor of Minya travels to Abū Fānā in order to draw the borders of the monastery after brutal attacks. The committee departed the area without a conclusion after much debate over conflicting maps. Officials insist the attacks were not a crime but a land dispute and have yet to pursue the culprits.
4. Attacks against the Coptic Orthodox Monastery of Abū Fānā 
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While the uproar in the wake of the first attack against the Abū Fānā monastery continues, monks were again attacked and stoned by people from the tribal communities. Heated discussions and debates on the issue are still being reported in the media. Muslims accuse the monks of killing a young man and the church has presented a list of six urgent demands to President Husnī Mubārak.