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In another statement by the Maspro Youth Union, it said that the peaceful march will start gathering at 07:00 p.m., move at 08:00 p.m. and stops at Maspero until 10:00 p.m., adding there are no plans to go on a sit-in considering the circumstances the country is going through after the “martyrdom...
Bishop Jeremiah, the head of the Coptic Cultural Center, has stated that as a citizen he rejects the amendment of Article 3 of the Constitution. He argued that amending it to be from “Christians and Jews” to “non- Muslims” will be harmful to both Muslims and Christians. He stated that the...
The “Coptic Scream” movement launched a campaign called “No to Brotherhoodization of Education”. 
The Maspero Youth Union is currently putting the final touches on the “Citizenship Document” in which they specified the problems that Copts are facing.
UNHCR has stated that the Christian militias in CAR are attacking  innocent people who are trying to escape from the sectarian violence in the country and are forcing them to take dangerous border routes 
‘Iffat  al-‘Iryān, the husband of ‘Imān Marcos, known as the woman of Jabal al- Tayr that the leaders of the church sent his wife to an unknown place until things calm down in the village.
‘Imān Marcus Sarophim, who is known as the “lady of the Jabal al- Tayr village” whose absence from home and her alleged abduction has led to acts of violence, has returned to her house.
General Muhammad Ibrahim, Minister of Interior,  held a closed meeting with a church delegation to discuss the crisis of Jabal al- Tāyr in Minya.
The Coalition of Egypt’s Copts has called upon Egyptians in the United States to support president al-Sīsī in his visit to New York by demonstrating in front of the UN headquarters to announce support for him. 
It was eight years ago, precisely on October 9, 2011, that the predominantly Coptic crowd, protesting an attack on a church in Aswan, was attacked by unknown assailants. When military and security forces intervened, they turned their ammunition and armored personal carriers (APCs)on the...
Time Magazine stated that Egyptian Copts are regarding Field Marshal Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī as the miracle that they have been waiting for after a year of Muslim Brotherhood rule.  The article added that a large number of Egyptian Copts have been praying God to rid them of the Muslim Brotherhood (...
Participants in a conference for Copts in Cairo held by the Egyptian Organization Union  for Human Rights issued seven demands to confront the issue of the migration of Christians from the Arabic world. The demands included the fair representation of Christians in positions of authority, the...
The fact finding committee formed by the NCHR has left for the village of Jabal al- Tāyr, Minya, in order to research the facts concerning the events that the village witnessed recently
Coptic intellectuals and activists have set certain conditions to be met before they give their support to a presidential candidate, be it al-Sīsī or someone else. , Jamāl As’ad, writer and intellectual, said that the Copts need a president who can unite the Egyptians and who can solve Egypt’s...
Shabāb Christian movement for Orthodox Copts called upon the Pope Tawadros to end his pastoral visit to Canada that would continue until the end of this month and return to Egypt to follow up on the crisis of the village of Jabal al-Tāyr in Minya.
A number of Copts in the village of Dāyr Jabal al- Tāyr, Samalūt, Minya, have accused the security forces of dealing with the angry youth during the protests calling for the return of the disappeared housewife with much repression and brutality.
Coptic activists and Coptic organizations called upon President ‘Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī to dismiss the Minister of Interior, Muhammad Ibrahīm, as well as the Governor and the Security Director of Minya. 
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.
CNN highlighted in a news report statements of Father Boulos ‘Awaydah which have caused much controversy. The priest stated that he is in in love with General al-Sīsī and referred to his cute appearance (Amanī Mūsá, Copts- United, Feb. 4). Read original text in Arabic.   
A source in the Coptic Orthodox Church revealed that ‘Abd al-Nūr and Marqus are the most likely candidates for the post, denying that the church interfered in naming some Coptic leaders for the position. “Reports that the church called for appointing Michael Meunir as vice president are totally...

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