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Human rights activist and member of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, Mīnā Thābit, uncovered that the Egyptian national security apparatus demanded a church to remove a marble plaque, commemorating the lives of those lost in front of the Maspero Television building in 2011.  The...
Rūmānī Jād al-Rabb, a Coptic activist and Vice-Chairman of the al-Kalima (Word) for Human Rights, accused officials of “foot-dragging” on bringing to justice the persons involved in the October 9, 2011 clashes outside the state TV & radio building in Maspero, which left more than 20 people...
Thousands of citizens participated in a march that encompassed representatives from 40 political parties and movements and revolutionary groups from Shubrā to Maspero Tuesday (October 9) on the first anniversary of the “Maspero massacre” that left 27 protesters dead and hundreds others injured...
  On this day one year ago, a revolting young man of the unforgettable name of Mīnā Danyāl was among the more than 20 Copts killed in the Maspero incidents. 
One year ago, the armored vehicles outside the state radio & TV building in Maspero, central Cairo, ran over some protesting youths demanding a state of citizenship and a stand against discrimination and so far no serious investigations took place into this carnage.
Representatives of 40 movements and parties and a number of Maspero youths’ families on Sunday (October 7) threatened to “internationalize” the issue of the Maspero protesters killing before the International Criminal Court (ICC) to sue Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī, the former Chairman of...
The Maspero Martyrs’ Families Union vociferously criticized the Maspero Youths Union, terming it in a statement on Saturday (October 6) of being a “corrupt entity” and accusing it of capitalizing on the Maspero youths’ blood to collect funds from Copts illegitimately.
Priest Philopater Jamīl of the Virgin Mary Church in ‘Izbit al-Nakhl area, northern Cairo, did a hatchet job on the regime of President Muhammad Mursī and accused him and the Muslim Brotherhood over a channel relaying from the United States of involvement in a bombing attack that targeted the Two...
Archpriest Mattias Nasr, Father of Virgin Mary Church in ‘Izbit al-Nakhl, has testified in front of a presidential fact-finding committee looking into the events at Maspero October 2011, which left 27 dead. The committee is headed by Counselor Aymān‘Afīfī, and has investigated accusations from Fr....
‘Āsim, an attorney, filed the first lawsuit against Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī, former Minister of Defense, accusing him of killing protesters in the incidents at Maspero, Muhammad Mahmūd, the Cabinet building, and the massacres in Port Said and al-‘Abbāsīyah.

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