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Bayt al-A’ilah led the settlement of the Badrmān tensions by holding the first reconciliation session between Copts and Muslims in the village. The Church on the other hand has rejected the customary reconciliation sessions that prevent the application of the rule of law (Māhir ‘Abd al-Sabbūr, al-...
Several Copts in al-Menya complained they were targets for armed robberies, which was confirmed by human rights advocacy groups.
‘Asim 'Abd al-Mājid, member of al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyyah’s (Islamic group) and leader of al-Ansār movement has launched an attack on supporters of the June 30 demonstration, saying “our dead in paradise and your dead in hell”. He continued that the Church's position of the demonstration changed...
A popular delegation that included representatives of political factions, legal organizations, and Azhar scholars has visited Diljā accompanied by the governor of al-Minya, Salāh Ziyādah. He assured that the police control the security situation in the village with the assistance of the army. He...
Mīnā Thābit, president of the emerging People's Initiative Party, has demanded Pope Tawadros to enforce a package of reforms for the Church. Foremost, he demands a review of some theological opinions issued by his predecessor Pope Shenouda III and to overcome the obstacles for Christian pilgrims in...
Al-Shurūq reports on the 55 Christian families that were forced to leave the village of Diljā in al-Minya due to their fear of the Morsi supporters. Thugs have used the opportunity to extort them, attack their houses, and kidnap for ransom. The Coptic families still fear returning to their village...
A popular delegation that included representatives of political factions, legal organizations, and Azhar scholars has visited Diljā accompanied by the governor of al-Minya, Salāh Ziyādah. He assured that the police control the security situation in the village with the assistance of the army. He...
For the second week in a row, the Endowment Department in Minya failed to put the mosques of the Jamā’ah al- Islāmiyah under control. Last week this made Endowment Ministry officers file a complaint in the police station against Muhammad Yaqūb, a popular Salafī preacher. The same incident recurred...
The conflict resolution committee in Matay center north of Minya held a reconciliation session between the family of the Coptic teacher who was killed by the family of a Muslim student who was caught smoking in school .
The investigation unit in al-Qussiya, Asyut, arrested one of the defendants accused of killing a Copt due to a revenge in ‘IzbitAntunVillage. Masked assailants had attacked Kyrollos Marzūk Sam’ān on Sunday night and ran away. 

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