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The mayor of al-Karam village, which lies in al-Minyā governorate, held a reconciliatory session in his house including Copts and those accused of burning houses of Copts in May 2016. Participants in the session expressed their support for peace, an inclusive understanding of what it means to be...
Videos of two men dancing and singing while being dressed up in monastic clothes appeared on social media. While some viewers considered the videos to be targeting Copts it later turned out that the two men did not intend to ridicule Christianity. Instead, they were working on a Christian film...
Prime Minister Dr. Muṣṭafā Madbūlī presided over a meeting of the committee in charge of legalizing churches.  The meeting was attended by the ministers of justice, housing, and of parliamentary affairs, as well as representatives of the relevant authorities.
The criminal court in al-Minyā decided to delay a judgment to April 16th for the arson case of Coptic homes in the village of al-Karam, the center of Abū Qurqāṣ in al-Minyā.  This came after today’s session where Copts from the village provided testimony in court.   The Copts in front of the judge...
Lawyer Najīb Jibrāʾīl, president of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights organization, submitted a complaint to chancellor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī, the public prosecutor, accusing youths of making fun of Christianity by dressing up as monks and dancing and doing acrobatics in the monastic garbs. 
Dishnā prosecution in Qinā governorate renewed the detention of two Copts and six Muslims from the village of Fāw Baḥarī for another 15 days under pending investigation of incidents that happened New Year’s Eve.  Copts in the village were prevented from praying, and one of Copts’ homes was burnt...
Egypt had the grand opening of the Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in downtown Alexandria yesterday after finishing renovations, which took two years to complete.  Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, minister of Tourism and Antiquities, said that the opening of the synagogue “is a message to the world that the Egyptian...
Muḥammad ʿAwaḍ, a Muslim extremist, tried to kill Rafīq Karam, a Copt and owner of a car workshop on in al-Marj with a switchblade, cutting him deeply in the neck very close to his neck arteries.  ʿAwaḍ did this all while directing insults and abuse towards Copts, and describing them as non-...
After the attempted killing of the Coptic Kātrīn Ramzī in al-Warrāq, Giza, an extremist tried to slaughter a Coptic man in the same way in the district of al-Marj yesterday. A bearded man approached at his workshop and tried to kill him using a sharp cutter, throwing insults and abuse at the Copts...
The media center for the Cabinet of Ministers published an infographic, which brought to light the most recent result regarding the number of legalized churches and buildings in application of Law No. 80 of 2016.  The state committee for the legalization of unlicensed churches, which was formed in...

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