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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...
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...
One of the distinguishing sub-themes of the Egyptian revolution which began on January 25, 2011, has been the proliferation of Coptic movements.
The verdict passed by al-Minya Criminal Court on May 21 convicting 12 Copts and sentencing them to life imprisonment while acquitting eight accused Muslims in the same case, known as the Abū Qurqās sedition case, has caused widespread anger among the Copts. Arab-West Report asked intern Cassie...
Right after the January 25, 2011 revolution, several phenomena and attitudes that require in-depth studying floated onto the Egyptian political playground. As far the Egyptian general Christian affair, Christian protest movements have become a significant indicative example.  
Which images and stories are to be trusted? Copts and Muslims being united in Tahrīr Square in January and February 2011? Coptic Orthodox Priest Father Yu’annis and Salafī Shaykh Hamdī cooperating in the Upper Egyptian village of Qufādah or those of October 9, 2011, with raging armored vehicles,...
[This is a full transcript of an interview made on December 2, 2011] The results of the first round of the Egyptian elections show that Islamist parties appear to have won by a landslide. The Muslim Brotherhood created the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) that has apparently received 40-45 percent...
PVV spokesman for Foreign Affairs, Raymond de Roon, MP for the party of Geert Wilders, published on October 11th a blacklist of “Islamic Violence Against Christians in Egypt in 2011”. This list is a simplified version of what was previously published in (internet) publications in the West—many of...
The Maspero Youth Union urged the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to offer an official apology for all Copts of Egypt and investigate the October 9 bloody incidents that left dozens killed or wounded.
Copts opened a side of the Kornish Street which leads to Tahrir square; this side has been closed since the beginning of the protest.
General Tantāwī of the Supreme Council for the Armed Forces stated the most urgent needs of Egypt rest in its economic and security stabilization. He promised he would not allow any forces to divide the national unity of Egyptians along religious lines, mentioning specifically that sit-ins harm...
AWR's Managing Director Hānī Labīb writes an article about his experience in Maspero when he visited the Copts protest, protesting against Imbābah incidents where two churches were burned by salafists.  
 Thousands of Copts descended on the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in ‘Abbāssīyah, Cairo on Friday, May 6, in response to a Salafi Muslim demonstration at the same location a week earlier
 The Salafī demonstration and subsequent attacks on Coptic Orthodox churches in the poor Cairo suburb of Imbābah on Saturday reportedly began after claims that a Christian woman, 'Abīr, had converted to Islam for marital reasons and later ran 'Awwāy. Whatever the truth of these claims, the fact...
Kūrnīsh al-Nīl area, beside the building of the Egyptian television, is Nevine Naguib's way to work every day. One day, during Copts protest on the demolishing of the church of Two Martyrs, Saint Mina and Saint George in 'Ātfīh, she had a personal experience on the ideologies of some Muslims...
The violent clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt are tragic. We received an email from Rebecca Atallah, the wife of Rames Atallah, head of the Egyptian Bible Society. She asks for prayer for Egypt following the violence in the Muqattam garbage collectors area. I fully support this call...
The violent clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt are tragic. We received an email from Rebecca Atallah, the wife of Rames Atallah, head of the Egyptian Bible Society. She asks for prayer for Egypt following the violence in the Muqattam garbage collectors area. I fully support this call!...
AWR's managing director Hānī Labīb visited Tahrīr square and closeby Maspero (Egyptian Television building) on March 11, 2011 where a large (uncounted) number of protestors and demonstrators from many governorates were: Muslims and Christians, young and old, and men and women came to unify their...

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