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The Governor of Banī Suīf Hānī ‘Abdul-Gabir held a meeting with a delegation from the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) composed of NCHR Member Dr. Salāh Sallām, Chairman of the NCHR Office in Banī Suīf, Tārik Abu El Makārim, Officer of the Human Rights Unit of Banī Suīf Governorate, and...
The Governor of Banī Suīf, Hānī ‘Abdul-Gabir, received a report on the action taken by the Human Rights Unit in his governorate to respond to a complaint filed by a woman with special needs due to a family dispute on an agricultural plot owed to her. After field examination and inspection, the unit...
There are new signs of fitnah tā'ifīyah in the town of al-Wastá of Beni Suef Governate. Al-Sabāh reported about a number of anti-Christians pamphlets that were distributed in al-Wastá, in addition to, flyers that were against Saint George Church (Mār Jirjis). The messages accused Saint George...
The two children left the Beni Suef prosecution to an unknown place after orders to release them as security forces intensified presence in ‘Izbit Marco lest retaliatory acts erupt.
Jamāl Shamardal, a leading member of the Jamā’ah Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) in Beni Suef, held Priest Ishaq Kastūr of the ‘Izbit Marco Church of al-Fashn town, responsible for the escalated incidents in the governorate during the past few days.
The high turnout among Copts in the second phase of the referendum puts doubt on the announced results that came as 17 percent who said “yes” to the Constitution in the second phase (most likely because Copts would have voted for “no”).
A ‘urfī (informal) conciliatory session ended sectarian unrest in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Beni Suef after two Coptic children who urinated on a copy of the Qur’ān were ordered by the prosecutor to be placed in a reformatory for seven days.
The village of Dashāsha, Samsaṭā town, Banī Swayf governorate, has seen a violent brawl between Muslims and Christians over children playing on the streets, leaving five from the two sides injured. 
A fact-finding commission sent by the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) to investigate the sectarian unrest in ‘Izbit Marco and Rajī in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Beni Suef spotted several dangerous gaps that would result in sectarian problems.
Calm was recovered to the area of ‘Izbit Marco, al-Fashn township, Beni Suef governorate, on Monday (October 29) after clashes between Muslims and Copts outside a church on Sunday (October 28) as security forces wielded control and deployed anti-riot police personnel.


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