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The director of the Egyptian Center for Development Studies and Human Rights, and lawyer for the Coptic Church of Saint Mark and Pope Peter (also known as the Church of the Two Saints), Joseph Malāk, has filed a complaint to the Attorney General accusing many prominent figures, including  ‘Abd al-...
  The Egyptian Council of Churches (a body that brings together the Coptic Orthodox, Catholic, Anglican, Evangelical and Greek Orthodox denominations) has released a statement condemning the killings of the Egyptian Christians in Libya, calling on the Libyan government to bring the perpetrators to...
  The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate in Alexandria has sharply condemned the recurrence of attacks against Egyptian Christians in Libya. The patriarchate called on the Egyptian Foreign Ministry and state institutions to take quick measures in order to identify the perpetrators who killed the seven...
  A medical source from a hospital in Benghazi (Banīghāzī) reported that unknown gunmen shot the (Christian) Egyptian Salāmah Fawzī in the head, while working in a vegetable shop in the area of Ma’jūrá, Benghazi. Nūrā ‘Abd al-‘Azīz, head of the Egyptian Charity Society in Libya, stated that dozens...
A Christian Egyptian and a Frenchman were attacked by militant jihadist groups in Benghazi (Banighāzī), Libya. Initial reports suggest that the Egyptian Fawzī Salāmah died from his injuries after he was shot several times in front of his vegetable store. A medical source at the al-Jalā’ Hospital in...
  According to Nash’at Tal’at Sidīq, the only survivor of the Libyan massacre that cost the life of 7 Egyptians, the victims – including his father – were killed for sectarian reasons. He reported that a group of masked men wearing military uniforms and carrying machine guns entered their building...
On February 26th, newly appointed Prime Minister Ibrahīm Mahlab made his first public appearance when he visited the papal residence at St. Mark’s Cathedral in ‘Abāssiyah. Accompanied by Dr. Ghādah Wālī, the new Minister of Social Solidarity, Mahlab offered Pope Tawadros II his condolences for the...
Rāmī Ka’āl, spokesperson for the Libyan Interior Ministry, stated that the investigations into the case of the seven Egyptians who were shot in Libya are still ongoing. He said that some clues were found as to what happened, but that considering the sensitivity of the case this information remains...
  Badr ‘Abd al-‘Ātī, official spokesman for the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, stated that the Egyptian foreign ministry – together with the Libyan authorities – is following up closely on the case of the seven Egyptians Christians that were shot in Benghazi (Banighāzī), Libya. ‘Abd al-‘Ātī...
Father Morcos Zaghlūl Bolus, priest of the Virgin Mary and Martyr St. Girgis Church in Misrata (Musrātah), Libya, said that after great efforts of the church, together with the pastor of the St. Mina Church in al-Baydā – 200 km from Benghazi (Banīghāzī) – it remains unclear whether the seven...

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