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The American Religious Freedoms Committee does not feel satisfied with the verdict issued acquitting the four Muslims accused of killing a Copt. They described the verdict as a reflection of the absence of justice in dealing with the violent sectarian incidents between Copts and Muslims which,...
Five Muslims are sentenced to life imprisonment for killing two Coptic men and the suspects in the case of killing a Coptic man in Dayrūt are declared innocent.  
Watani International reflects on the recent sectarian incident in the town of Dayrūt in Asyut. It looks specifically at the aftermath of the incident and the riots in the town after the police decided to extend the detention of the Muslim men who were charged with killing a Coptic man. Watani...
Dayrūt is threatened by the peril of sectarianism. People from the Upper Egyptian village appear to have a bad track record with the security forces and Islamist attacks. A considerable number of people from the village believe that the church is hiding Romānī, the young Coptic man who distributed...
Al-Wafd reports on the recent quarrel between Muslims and Christians in the town of Dayrūt in Asyut governorate. Al-Wafd collected the opinions of different politicians and thinkers on the cause of such incidents and what role the government should play in putting a stop to them.
The Misdemeanor Court in Asyut ruled in favor of the 19 people accused of assaulting and destroying Coptic businesses and properties in Dayrūt, declaring them innocent of the charges.
This article describes three of the most important events from the month of February, 2010. It begins with the dismissal of Kamal Abul-Magd from the National Council for Human Rights. No direct reason was given for his ousting, as he has been capable and hard working at his post of deputy head of...
This article from Watani is an interview with Ahmed Kamal Abul-Magd concerning his recent dismissal from the National Council for Human Rights, and his general views on the status of human rights work in Egypt. Among the issues discussed were the escalating sectarian strife, human rights conditions...
Convinced by the evidence supported by the lawyer of four accused citizens condemned in a murder in Dayrūt, the court decided to acquit them all.        
This article deals with the palace of Heshmat Pasha, owned by the Abadir family, in Minya. The family decided to donate the land to the Church to be a new parish, but the Muslim Brotherhood attacked and held the palace until negotiations finally ended, granting the palace and the grounds as a...

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