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The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchy in Alexandria warned that leaflets attributed to a Coptic author have been spread in the streets of Alexandria including false information about the “Copts’ success” in ousting the Islamists from power. Also the leaflet says that Copts have filed a claim for autonomy...
On Sunday 14th of September, more than 200 Copts attacked a police station in the village Jabal al-Tayr, belonging to the governorate Minya, with Molotov cocktails which hurt three policemen and destroyed three police cars.
A police officer in Dayrūt has arrested a gang made of 6 people who are believed to be involved in kidnapping a Copt.
The Syrian Monitor for Human Rights stated that the offshoot of al- Qa’īdah, known as ISIS, has sold 300 Yezidi women for 1000 dollars per woman.
A Copt’s conversion to Islam in al-‘Adawah town, the Upper Egyptian governorate of al-Minya, sparked unrest between Muslim and Christians on Sunday (May 13). Dozens of members of Islamist groups gathered outside the ‘Adawah police station to protect 32-year-old man Ayman Yūsuf Sa’d from his...
Coptic lawyer Najīb Jabrā’īl, the chairman of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization (EUHRO), called for canceling the public prosecutor’s decision to place underage Coptic girl Rānyā Khalīl in a care house for girls, terming the decision as “arbitrary”. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd,...
Rumors that a missing Muslim girl was hiding in a church after family members found hymns and special religious (Christian) books in her room has led to clashes in Kom Ombo. The events outside Saint George Church (Mār Jirgīs) of Kom Ombo left ten arrests and 27 injuries. The family of the girl has...
The Coptic woman's ambition never ends; she is tireless, and never gives up trying to get her rights, especially in facing the church’s legacy of dominance over women’s affairs.
Member of the Council of the Wise and Lay People (Arakhna in Coptic) and professor at the Minya Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Mīna Thābet, strongly denounced cases of Copts' abduction against ransom that emerged back on the scene, commenting that these crimes have the aim of exhausting the financial...
Minya was a center of sectarian violence, whether related to the building of churches, the holding of Christian services, rumors about romantic affairs between Muslims and Christians, or cases of regular disputes that quickly turned to mob violence between Muslims and Christians.

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