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Tension is gripping the township of Banī Mazār in al-Menya, where local residents of the village of Abū Jilbān besieged the village of al-Nasseriyah to take revenge on a tuc-tuc (autorickshaw) driver who happened to be a Copt, for killing a six-year-old boy who happened to be a Muslim. [Māhir ‘Abd...
The Egyptian Ministry of Interior launched an expansive security campaign on one of the Upper-Egyptian villages of al-Minyā Governorate south of the country, which led to the arrest of dozens of villagers as a response to attacks targeting Christian families over the past two days. This has...
The al-Minyā Prosecution, under the supervision of counsellor Aḥmad al-Fūlī, Attorney General of the Southern District prosecution, decided to renew the detention of 19 accused Muslims from the village of Dimshāw Hāshim in the al-Minyā Governorate on a 15-day pre-trial remand. The men are accused...
The sectarian strife between Nazlit ‘Ābid and Hiwārtah in al-Minya, that has left 4 dead and many others injured, has ended. A reconciliation session was held yesterday in the village of ‘Arab al-Shaykh Muhammad. It was held under the auspices of the Egyptian Council for Egyptian and Arab tribes...
The Observatory of Citizenship in the new World Organization for Development and Human Rights has confirmed that the sectarian violence that took place between Copts and Muslims in Badrmān village in al-Minya led to the death of one with 6 others injured and 12 houses burned. The organization...
About 18 central security forces’ Lorries have besieged the villages of Nazlit Ābid and al-Hiwārtah of al-Minya due to renewed clashes there which led to the death of three and the injury of 33 others. This was triggered by building a fence around a house of a Copt. Security forces have arrested 26...
Yesterday at noon (November 29) clashes were renewed in Nazlit Badrmān village of al-Minya after news spread of the escape of a Muslim girl with a Christian man. This led to the death of a Muslim and the burning of six houses of Copts. A reconciliation session has fined both families LE 100,000....
Security forces in al-Minya successfully arrested the prime defendant in burning and looting the Bishop Mūsá Church in the events that followed the dispersal of Rab’īah and Nahdah’s sit-ins on the 14th of August. General Usāmah Mitwallī the head of the Security department in Minya has received a...
Minya and Abu Qurqās dioceses made an announcement about the sectarian violence in the villages of Banī Āhmed Al-Sharqīah and Beni Ahmed el-Gharbiya and Rida.
According to witnesses, the clashes resulted also in the burning of 7 houses, the smashing of a church façade, a mosque minaret, five cars, cafès, shops, and a pharmacy. They spread also to the neighboring village of Rīdā, following the rumor of wounding and deaths of Muslims in the first village,...

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