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More than one thousand Copts protested on June 14, 2011, in Minya demonstrating the kidnapping of Nancy Majdī Fathī, 14-years-old, and Christina 'Izzat Fathī, 17-years-old, after they attended prayers on Sunday, June 12, 2011. Residents of the village said that the two girls went out on Sunday,...
In a front-page statement, al-Wafd has complained to Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III about assaults by "Christian brothers" on two journalists in the opposition newspaper, Suhā Salāh and 'Alyā' 'Alī, during the Copts' protests off the Radio & TV building in Maspero area on Thursday, May 19,...
Copts opened a side of the Kornish Street which leads to Tahrir square; this side has been closed since the beginning of the protest.
Bishop Dr. Yūhhannā Qultah Sa‘īd, Deputy Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that the Maspero youth exaggerated, they should have maintained civilized protests if their demands were ignored. He added his refusal for the involvement of clerics in protests. "I'm Coptic and if I'm going to...
Copts will end their almost two-week protest at the Egyptian State TV building on 22 May 2011, said Metias Nasr, priest at the Virgin Mary Church in Ezbet al-Nakhl and a leader of the protest. The majority of protesters heeded Nasr’s call and the stage set up for speeches was dismantled. Arguments...
Pope Shenouda III called on Christians to”immediately” end their week-long protests outside the official TV building on 15 May 2011, a day after clashes near the Cairo Nile left 78 injured. Clashes broke out after an altercation between a young Muslim and Coptic Christians who have been staging a...
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...
In al-Hayāh, page 2, May 16, 2011, a score of Egyptians, mostly Copts, were injured in clashes that erupted between participants in a protest around the television building in Maspero area. Un-known people attacked the protest on May 14, 2011, where a number of cars and stores were set on fire....
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

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