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Shabāb Christian movement for Orthodox Copts called upon the Pope Tawadros to end his pastoral visit to Canada that would continue until the end of this month and return to Egypt to follow up on the crisis of the village of Jabal al-Tāyr in Minya.
A number of Copts in the village of Dāyr Jabal al- Tāyr, Samalūt, Minya, have accused the security forces of dealing with the angry youth during the protests calling for the return of the disappeared housewife with much repression and brutality.
Coptic activists and Coptic organizations called upon President ‘Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī to dismiss the Minister of Interior, Muhammad Ibrahīm, as well as the Governor and the Security Director of Minya. 
On Sunday 14th of September, more than 200 Copts attacked a police station in the village Jabal al-Tayr, belonging to the governorate Minya, with Molotov cocktails which hurt three policemen and destroyed three police cars.
A statement issued by the Catholic Diocese of Minya, stated that there are no criminal suspicion in the deaths of 11 Copts who drowned in Rās Gharīb, the Red Sea. The statement pointed out that the victims were part of a trip organized by the church to Coptic monasteries in the Red Sea governorate
Abū Fanā Monastery in Malāwī has been stormed by known assailants two days ago.
Yesterday, a night after the “Iftar of Love” that took place in between Muslims and Christians in Abu Qurqas, al- Minya security was capable of stemming three different sectarian disputes ceasing their escalation.
More than 150 Copts were kidnapped for ransom last year nine of which were killed, according to the Maspero Youth Foundation for Development and Human Rights. The Diocese of Minya stated that the number of Copts kidnapped in Minya alone reached 100 Copts, due to the inaction of the police. 
An alleged Muslim Brotherhood member has ignited the fire of a sectarian strife in Taybīah in Minya by attacking a number of houses that belonged to Copts there.
Though the majority of the village al-Bushrā in Mallawī in the Governorate of al-Minya is muslim, the inhabitants collected 50,000 EGP for the release of kidnapped 10-year-old Marcus who belongs to the village. Some hours after the ransom was paid he was freed and returned to the village, security...


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