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The family of Coptic citizen Nabīl Ḥabashī Salāma (62 years old) learned of his death at the hands of the Islamic State (ISIS) after a video of his execution by shooting was published online today.
After failing to include Copts killed by ISIS in Libya as part of the National Council for Care of the Families of the Revolution’s Martyrs and Injured as ordered by the Egyptian Cabinet on February 16, 2015, the families of the slain have resorted to the courts to enforce the decision.
Members of the Egyptian House of Representatives and Senate expressed their condolences to Bishop Ilarion [Iylāriyūn], general bishop of the churches of West Alexandria, for the death of Ramsīs Būlus Hirmīnā. a Copt who was the victim of a hate crime that took place in al-Wardiyān, Alexandria. The...
Several unidentified individuals attacked the car of Father Thomas Kāmil, the priest of the Church of the Martyr Dimiyāna in al-Wardiyān, Alexandria. The priest was surprised by the damage of his car and the dents in its roof and doors. 
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) expressed great concern about the ruling issued today by the Minya Criminal Court, which acquitted three defendants for stripping  Suʿād Thābit, who's known in the media as the ‘Lady of al-Karam’. 
His Eminence Bishop Ilarion, bishop of the Churches in Western Alexandria, issued a statement concerning the events of al-Wardiyān, which resulted in the killing of a Copt and the injury of two others. He confirmed that on Thursday, December 10,  two brothers, who're known for their thuggery record...
Copts from the village of al-Rahmāniyyah in Maghāghah, al-Minyā, said that their village was living in peace and harmony until a month ago when a young Coptic man did something wrong that everyone found unacceptable.  He left the village for another home in Cairo.  However, a week after the...
Isḥaq Ibrāhīm, a researcher within the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, said that recent events in al-Buḥayrah are yet another example of the recurring story of church closures creating sectarian tension. In the absence of a license to build a church, the people of the village of Kūm al-...
A number of Coptic intellectuals, members of parliament, and other public figures launched a signature campaign in support of Pope Tawāḍrūs who was attacked on social media. In a common statement, the group of people expressed their support for the Church and the Pope.
General ʿĀdil al-Ghaḍbān, governor of Port Said [Būr Saʿīd], caused a crisis for the displaced Copts from al-ʿArīsh, who have been living in the governorate since 2017, after informing families that he will no longer be paying for the money that helps them pay rent. Despite the number of displaced...

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