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The long history of the Muslim Brotherhood’s violence towards Copts began during the 1950s when they destroyed Coptic homes and churches in Suez [al-Suways] and continued under the Muslim Brotherhood’s rule of Egypt in 2012 and afterwards. 
Seven years have passed since the 30th of June Revolution when the military responded to the desire of millions of Egyptians, who filled the squares, to take down the extremist regime that did not hesitate to “burn down Egypt” to achieve its interests.  Before the revolution, no one was spared from...
This was denied in a separate article in al-Wafd, which stated that tens of Copts, who are members of the Maspero Youth Union have demonstrated in front of the Council of Ministers in protest against the attack. A delegation of the movement met with Dr. Hāzim al-Biblāwī, the Prime Minister, to...
Security forces have intensified their efforts to arrest the assailants on al-Warrāq Church. About 30 officers from the national and central security investigations units have listened to 120 testimonies from witnesses. The security team continued to search for the assailants in the Corniche area...
Dozens of Copts protested outside the Supreme Court to reject verdicts sentencing 12 Christians to 25-year imprisonment terms in the case of sectarian unrest in Abū Qurqās, al-Minya, in April. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd, May 28, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
The participants lined up forming a human chain carrying photos of the martyr, showing the words “happy birthday Mīnā”, “God will you are in heaven” and “Muslims and Copts are one hand = Egypt”.   The participants requested a re-investigation for the martyr’s incident, who lost his life in Maspero...
The Coptic Youth Front has announced the start of what it called “a week of anger” towards the state because of a disregard for the problems faced by the Copts, which have up till today still not been solved. The front said that the 48-hour deadline it granted to the regime had come to an end...
One of the distinguishing sub-themes of the Egyptian revolution which began on January 25, 2011, has been the proliferation of Coptic movements.
The verdict passed by al-Minya Criminal Court on May 21 convicting 12 Copts and sentencing them to life imprisonment while acquitting eight accused Muslims in the same case, known as the Abū Qurqās sedition case, has caused widespread anger among the Copts. Arab-West Report asked intern Cassie...
Right after the January 25, 2011 revolution, several phenomena and attitudes that require in-depth studying floated onto the Egyptian political playground. As far the Egyptian general Christian affair, Christian protest movements have become a significant indicative example.  

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