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Tensions are high in Egypt following the brutal attack on Christians in Minya [Minyā] on May 27, leaving 29 Christians, among them ten children, dead and 25 others wounded. Father Yo’annis [Yū'annis] of Qufada  [Qufādā] told us that most of the Christians came from the dioceses of Maghagha [...
On one of the many times Egyptian people took the streets shouting against the French Campaign in Egypt and Syria, side by side with the Turks and the Mamluks, one of the protesters shouted, “Kill the Nasāra (the Christians) and fight them!” Soon the masses followed, chanting and killing whoever...
Social networks, especially facebook, have played an important role in dealing with many prominent events and issues in Egypt. We can all see their role in trying to steer public opinion on certain issues, whether it is supporting or opposing it. The most important of such issues is the relations...
It is not surprising that the terror attacks on Christian families in the town of Al-`Arīsh raise so much anger among the people and evoke all this sympathy and solidarity with the victims of sectarian violence. The situation is serious, as terrorism does not attempt to intimidate Christian...
In its report published on May 27, Foreign Policy uncovers the role of the Muslim Brotherhood in fanning the flame of sectarian strife against the Copts in Egypt.
Dr. Sūzi Nāshed, member of the Egyptian Parliament's Committee of Legislative and Constitutional Affairs, has criticized statements made by the Salafi preacher, `Abd al- Mon`em al-Shahhāt, considering such statements a form of contempt of religion.  
US State Department religious freedom report of 2015 said that the Egyptian government failed in responding to preventing sectarian violence in some cases, especially in the cities remote from the capital, Cairo. Despite the involvement of governmental officials in the customary reconciliation...
Minya public prosecutor, Osāma `Abd al-Mon`em detained 4 citizens from `Ezbet al-Dahab, Damshīr, who are accused of attempting to fuel sectarian strife, assaulting, and intimidating a Coptic family from the same village. 
The church construction law has raised a lot of controversy during its preparation process, including its restrictive articles on security and governor's approval. However, one village seems remained unaffected of all these security complications and bureaucratic procedures; fears of provoking...
The Egyptian Center for Human Rights (ECHR) condemned the ongoing sectarian attacks on Egyptian Christians, of which the most recent was witnessed in Al-Lūfi village in the Minya Governorate.  

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