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Human rights activist and member of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, Mīnā Thābit, uncovered that the Egyptian national security apparatus demanded a church to remove a marble plaque, commemorating the lives of those lost in front of the Maspero Television building in 2011.  The...
This was denied in a separate article in al-Wafd, which stated that tens of Copts, who are members of the Maspero Youth Union have demonstrated in front of the Council of Ministers in protest against the attack. A delegation of the movement met with Dr. Hāzim al-Biblāwī, the Prime Minister, to...
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...
The Ismā’īliya Cinema Club presents short movies as part of preparations for the 20th edition of the its International Film Festival for short and documentary films.
Three citizens have been injured including two Copts in two sectarian fights between Copts and Muslims in al-Minyā and Abū Qurqās.  Malak Mikhael, a bread seller, arrived at the Minya security department with several wounds and stated that a Muslim person (name appeared in initials only) has...
Dozens of Copts protested outside the Supreme Court to reject verdicts sentencing 12 Christians to 25-year imprisonment terms in the case of sectarian unrest in Abū Qurqās, al-Minya, in April. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd, May 28, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
The participants lined up forming a human chain carrying photos of the martyr, showing the words “happy birthday Mīnā”, “God will you are in heaven” and “Muslims and Copts are one hand = Egypt”.   The participants requested a re-investigation for the martyr’s incident, who lost his life in Maspero...
Before the service, hundreds of Christians were protesting in the street, chanting slogans against the Muslim Brotherhood. It seems as though unknown assailants attacked the protestors, firing birdshot and throwing Molotov cocktails at the mourners and the cathedral grounds. Some protestors...
The Coptic Youth Front has announced the start of what it called “a week of anger” towards the state because of a disregard for the problems faced by the Copts, which have up till today still not been solved. The front said that the 48-hour deadline it granted to the regime had come to an end...
One of the distinguishing sub-themes of the Egyptian revolution which began on January 25, 2011, has been the proliferation of Coptic movements.

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