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Yesterday afternoon the U.S.Congress Foreign Relations Committee held (Oct. 1) a formal hearing on the violation of human rights in Egypt and theattacksonChristiansandchurches. This was in the presenceofBishopAngaelos, Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church of England.The session included a hearing...
Unknown assailants opened fire on the car Bishop Makarios in Minya while he going to visit the village of Sirū center in Abu Qurqās to give condolences to a Christian family there. On its part, the Coptic Orthodox Church issued a statement confirming that Bishop Makarios is unhurt (Ashraf Kamāl, al...
A Coptic accountant of Nasser Social Bank has been kidnapped in Matāy in al-Minya governorate. The kidnappers intercepted his car and threatened him with firearms. A 33-year-old employee and a Kūm-Matāy village resident, Osama Muhībb Jonan Josef, has been reported kidnapped. His brother, 26,...
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, stated in an interview that the reason for his request to the Ministry of Justice to grant the right of judicial arrest to the inspectors of the Ministry of Endowments is to increase the control of the Ministry over the mosques and stop any...
For the second week in a row, the Endowment Department in Minya failed to put the mosques of the Jamā’ah al- Islāmiyah under control. Last week this made Endowment Ministry officers file a complaint in the police station against Muhammad Yaqūb, a popular Salafī preacher. The same incident recurred...
About 37 Muslim Brotherhood members were sentenced to death, while 491 others have had jail sentences of 25 years of jail. 683 members were sentenced to death pending the opinion of the grand muftī, including the supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Muhammad Badī’. 
Rev. Tharwat Qādis, head of the elections committee in the Evangelical Synod of the Nile, announced the results of the elections of the Evangelical Community Council. 
The  Appropriations Subcommittee in the US Congress has rejected to send financial assistance to Egypt, in protest against the judicial ruling that has sentenced hundreds to death in Minya.
The conflict resolution committee in Matay center north of Minya held a reconciliation session between the family of the Coptic teacher who was killed by the family of a Muslim student who was caught smoking in school .
The phenomena of attacks launched against Copts and their belongings and lives have reemerged. This is happening especially after a number of fatwás have been issued against them and in some hot areas such as Minya, Qena, Sohag and Aswan. These places have witnessed attacks against Copts in the...

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