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The high turnout among Copts in the second phase of the referendum puts doubt on the announced results that came as 17 percent who said “yes” to the Constitution in the second phase (most likely because Copts would have voted for “no”).
In Minya and after Morsi’s speech, Azhar and Church symbols led anti-Morsi protests of civil powers while pro-Morsi protests started from al-Rahman Mosque chanting against Copts and calling them “traitors” (Muhammad al-Zahrāwī, al-Tahrīr, Jul. 4, p. 16). The article has no link online.
Three Coptic priests have celebrated the holy mass in Diljā village, Dayr Mawās, in southern al-Minya governorate. The mass took place in Virgin Mary and Bishop Abraham Monastery yesterday morning, Wednesday (September 4) after it had been canceled for more than 21 days. The mass was attended by...
“Untrue statements” is the answer given by Diljā village Copts to governor Salāh al-Dīn Ziādah's remarks on the security situation in the village. The governor had said in a statement that the security situation in al-Minya governorate had improved remarkably.  A Coptic villager said the governor...
Reporters of al-Tahrir have entered Diljā village in southern al-Minya governorate (Dayr Mawās district). The village became a Muslim Brotherhood stronghold, controlled by its militias and thugs since the ouster of ex-president Muhammad Morsi (Mursī). The situation escalated after the raids on ...
In the same village, in the protests of what they called “the Friday of the Martyr” (August 23), they requested the Copts of the village to leave. They have also attacked the cars of the police and army (Muhammad al-Zahrāwi, al-Tahrīr, Aug. 25, p. 10).  Read original text in Arabic.
The churches of Egypt have celebrated yesterday the Day of Resurrection (Easter). Governors of al-Minya and Fayyum visited churches in their respective governorates.
Coptic Catholic bishop Botros Fahīm assured that the Church does not intervene in political matters and will not support a presidential candidate
The sectarian strife between Nazlit ‘Ābid and Hiwārtah in al-Minya, that has left 4 dead and many others injured, has ended. A reconciliation session was held yesterday in the village of ‘Arab al-Shaykh Muhammad. It was held under the auspices of the Egyptian Council for Egyptian and Arab tribes...
Copts in Minya have faced a strong wave of kidnapping for ransom in 2013. The most recent attempt was the kidnapping of a Coptic doctor, who is the director of the Fever Hospital in Dirmuwās in South Minya, Nādī Yassī Tanius.  Reports point to 17 cases of kidnapping in Kafr el-Shaykh, 10-15 cases...

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