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Protesting Copts in Maspero rejected Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III's advice and instruction to end the protest, and assured that the Pope has a value in their hearts but he does not have guardianship over them. This movement was a shock given that the Pope has never lost control of the church...
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.  
Residents of the villages of al-Badramān and Nazlat al-Badramān continue protesting in front of the public prosecution office and the military council in the ministry of defense. They filed reports to be rescued from 'Alī Husayn 'Alī and his armed men who took over the two villages, imposed itāwah...
Last Tuesday, a Muslim mob a few thousand strong gathered in front of Mar-Yuhanna (Saint John) church in al-Minya village of al-Qamādīr in Samallūt, some 240km south of Cairo, demanding that the church should be closed. They attacked the church and the Copts’ houses with stones and set on fire...
A number of 43 human rights organizations handle a letter to the armed forces complaining of the deterioration of the situation in Egypt and the mounting acts of violent against Copts without referring any offender to court. The letter includes the acts of violence against Copts like the Atfih...
A Salafī's crime against a Coptic citizen of Qena caused fear of further application of hadds by salafists. The Coptic man, Ayman Nūr, was subjected to an attack by salafists who cut one of his ears off in what was considered an appropriate punishment for his crime.
Copts mourn the victims of Manshiyyat Nāsir's sectarian attacks in a funeral attended by several bishops.
Full title: "Five killed and more than fifty injured in the events of Copts in Manshiyyat Nāsir. Copts demanding quick intervention to save them from attacks by extremists." At 9 pm last night Muslims attacked Coptic homes in al-Muqattam. More than fifty Copts were injured and five were killed.  
 Nader Shukry reports on the release order issued for 19 detainees who were imprisoned following protests after the Naj‘ Hammādī incident. Defense lawyers, however, are pessimistic of a swift release in spite of the order.
 Nader Shukry reports on the holding of the Arbaeen mass in memory of those killed in the Naj‘ Hammādī incident, also mentioning protests around the world – including in Downtown Cairo – speaking out against sectarian violence.

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