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The Giza Criminal Court's terrorism circuit will issue a verdict on April 12 on nine defendants in re-trial procedures, based on a case known to the media as "burning the Church of Kafr Ḥakīm".
Najuīb Jubrā’īl, the head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization, stated that Copts are paying the price for participating in June 30th. This is through having more than 102 of their churches burnt (Husām Abū al-Makārim, et al, al-Wafd, Oct. 12, p. 5). Read original text in Arabic.  
Pope Tawadros II has discussed in a meeting with the Family House delegation (Bayt al-‘Ā’ilah) convened in Papal headquarters the renovation of the attacked churches. Bishop Yuhanna Qulta, the Vice Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church, stated that the delegation proposed a number of business men...
One of the cars that was parked in front of the Virgin Mary Church in ‘Umrāniyah has caused a scare after a rumor spread that it might be explosive. A group of explosives experts have arrived at the area and checked the car, which turned out to be empty (Minnah Ibrahīm and Ahmad Shūbash, al-Wafd,...
In an interview by Al Wafd newspaper with Samīr Ghatās, the president of the Middle East Forum for Strategic Studies, he stated that the U.S. position pertaining to the Christians in Egypt is flawed with double standards. He said that previously it was not acceptable if the glass of a church was...
Yesterday afternoon the U.S.Congress Foreign Relations Committee held (Oct. 1) a formal hearing on the violation of human rights in Egypt and theattacksonChristiansandchurches. This was in the presenceofBishopAngaelos, Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church of England.The session included a hearing...
Families in ‘Ayāt have stated that the clashes between the families and thugs have renewed. According to inhabitants, thugs are extorting the families. They have shut down shops for the refusal of the shop-owners to pay extortions. Thugs have also terrorized the Christians families and extorted the...
Inhabitants of Diljā repeated their complaints about the security situation in the village and the continuing displacement of Coptic citizens by Muslim Brotherhood supporters.  Father Ayūb Yūsif from Mar Girgis Church in the village said that the number of Coptic families who have been displaced...
Central Security forces have increased their presence in the area of the Virgin Mary Church in al-Warrāq in order to secure the popular condolences organized by Dustūr Party following Friday prayers. The residents of al-Warrāq performed Friday prayers in front of the church to affirm their...
Security forces have intensified their efforts to arrest the assailants on al-Warrāq Church. About 30 officers from the national and central security investigations units have listened to 120 testimonies from witnesses. The security team continued to search for the assailants in the Corniche area...

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