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While Girgis Bārūmī Girgis denied having raped the Muslim minor girl, the girl confirmed the rape. The forensic report, however, proved a recent rupture in the hymen.
This article deals with the arson of a number of Coptic owned homes in Upper Egypt. After the original five houses were set aflame on January 14th, additional security was added to the village. This did not, however, deter the arsonists from continuing to set two more houses on fire during the days...
This article explains the lawsuit filed by Coptic lawyers against President Mubārak and the Qena governor.
This article focuses on the response of President Mubarak to the incident of Nag Hammadi. He calls for social, academic, and religious leaders in Egyptian society to shoulder the responsibility of overcoming this atrocity. The article also mentions the NCHR’s condemnation of such criminal acts.
This article summarizes the incident of Nag Hammadi on Christmas Eve, and the charges issued against the assailants. The three men who are charged with the shooting will go on trial on the 13th of February for a number of charges, a single one warranting the death sentence. The article also...
Jayson Casper responds to two articles in this week's issue about reports of expatriate Copts' calls for Christians in Egypt to carry arms to defend themselves.
The Times of London’s report on Naj‘ Hammādī, quoting Bishop Kirollos as saying “It is all religious now. This is a religious war about how they can finish off the Christians in Egypt.” It relays his version of events, which he famously retracted following a meeting with Qena Governor Majdī Ayyūb...
A report on the riots which followed the killing of six Copts in Naj‘ Hammādī: The clashes occurred as mourners received the bodies of the dead from the hospital, and after burial services. Protesters in Nag Hamadi, about 40 miles north of the ancient ruins of Luxor, attacked a police station with...
Mufīd Shihāb discusses human rights conditions in Egypt with the assistant of the American Secretary of State for Democracy and Human Rights Affairs. .
Asia Times covers the Najc Hammādī incidents, linking the attacks to the alleged rape of a Muslim teenager in Farshūt. The article also picks up on reports of anti-Christian shouting in the town.  

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