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Bishop Tawadros said that the assault on the Papal Headquarters during the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood was the first in all of Islamic History. He added that the Muslim Brotherhood started the violence against protesters at Maspero in order to lure the Christians into a violent confrontation...
Ayman Sādik, Muslim Brotherhood figure, said that there should be a committee of Al-Azhar scholars and Coptic Christian clerics with the aim of reconciliation and an objective study of sectarian strife in Imbabāh.
Peter Ramsīs, the lawyer in the Imbābah, incidents stated that the following individuals have been acquitted in Imbābah's incidents on June 3, 2011. They are accused of illegitimate gathering, meditated murder, possessing firearms, and robbery.  
Archpriest Mattias Nasr, Priest of the Virgin Mary Church in 'Izbat al-Nakhl, assured Copts refusal of international protection for Copts in Egypt. Archpriest Mattias refused inspecting houses of worship for weapons,  considering it offensive. He also denied that the attack of churches in Imbābah...
 The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) highlighted today an article in Al-Jumhūrīyah of May 13, 2011 in which journalist Safā' Sālih wrote “that the Jews had orchestrated the clashes between the Muslims and the Copts [in Imbābah on May 7] in order to keep Egypt's youth from marching...
The Coptic Orthodox Archbishopric has issued a declaration expressing its sorrow for the fitnah sparked between Muslims and Christians in Imbābah. They appealed to the State's apparatuses to protect the peace in the country and apply the law.
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.  
In the absence of firm political and social action, the events in Imbābah may not be the last episode of sectarian strife. An activist says Muslims and Christians are living in a state of acute polarization, in which you can easily find Christians who think that all Muslims are violent and Muslims...
The death toll from sectarian clashes in Imbābah on 7 May rose to 15, said the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), blaming the attacks on security vacuum (including the spread of illegal weapons) and a rise in Islamist extremism. However, according to the organization, there “can be no denial...

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