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Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) director Bahī al-Dīn Ḥassan announced that the South Korean authorities would halt deportation procedures of the family of Mīnā Dāniyāl, a martyr of the “Maspero Massacre”, after detaining them for many hours at Incheon airport in Seoul.  The...
The Coptic activist Majdī Khalīl, head of the Middle East Freedom Forum in Washington, USA, stated that a six-thousand-eight-hundred-kilo weapon shipment coming from Qatar arrived last Sunday, December 16, at the Red Sea port of Suez.  The shipment bill, according to Kh’Alīl was addressed to...
Bishop Armiyā, former secretary to the late Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III, emphasised that the Coptic Church did not encourage its members to vote in any particular way during the referendum over the Constitution, thus responding to accusations from the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) that it had asked...
Conflict between the Church and Islamic political movements developed after the Church's withdrawal from the Constituent Assembly and the Presidency's disregard for Coptic demands. Coptic Orthodox Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah said: “The Church does not fear the regime. The future of the State...
 Al-Watan reported that Coptic activists complained that despite a large turnout to cast their ballots on the second phase of the Constitutional referendum, Egyptian Christians, particularly in Upper Egypt, have been prevented from reaching their polling stations. In Mahallat Dīyāy of al-Dusūq...
Claims made by a leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood that 60 per cent of those participating in a sit-in outside the Presidential Palace are Christian, has caused anger among Coptic groups which have accused Dr. Muhammad al-Biltājī of causing discord and encouraging division in the country....
Egyptian writer and editor-in-chief of al-Mubtadaʾ, Hānī Labīb said during an interview broadcast on Egyptian Radio 9090 that he rejects the use of the phrase ‘Coptic Diaspora’ to describe Egyptian Christians immigrants who were labeled as such for the first time by President Muḥammad Anwar al-...
Al-Tahrīr reports on controversial reactions on the Constitutional declaration released by President Mursī on Saturday (December 8, 2012). While the three major Coptic Churches refrain from delivering any official statement regarding the Constitutional declaration, a large number of Coptic...
The Union of Coptic Organisations has called on Europe to bring down the Egypt’s first elected President. The Union, which was prominent among supporters of Ahmad Shafīq during the presidential elections, said that civil society has to support demonstrators who want President Mursī to stand down...
The funeral of Karīm Jirjis, a Copt who was shot dead when he was in the vicinity of the Presidential Palace, took place on Thursday (Dec. 6) at Virgin Mary and Saint Stephen Church in Shubrā el Khaymah. 

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