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*/ The Minya Criminal Court has decided to postpone the high-security trial of persons accused in the fitnah that involved residents of the city of Abū Qurqāṣ.
Public Prosecutor ‘Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd ordered that 20 suspects in the sectarian fitnah incidents in Abū Qurqās, al-Minya governorate, be referred to the Emergency Supreme State Security Court. The suspects, 18 Muslims and Christians, are facing charges of assembly, premeditated murder with malice...
Residents of Abū Qurqās of al-Minya governorate were outraged after the release of six Copts suspected of involvement in the incidents in the city, which left two Muslims dead. Read original text in Arabic
Military prosecution in Asiut arrested 17 suspects in violent acts that occurred in the Abū Qurqās village of al-Minya governorate. The incident resulted in two deaths and two injuries. A number of 9 Copts and 8 Muslims have been arrested, furthermore, continuous efforts by human rights...
Field Marshal Husayn al-Tantāwī, head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, sent a delegation to the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral to greet Coptic Pope Shenouda III on the occasion of the Resurrection feast. Tantāwī also sent a delegation to all Christian denominations. Furthermore, in Abū Qurqās...
A public committee from Muslim youth in Abū Qurqās village of Minya governorate, took the responsibility of protecting the church during the resurrection mass held last Sunday. Muslim youths had confronted the anger of some protestors.  
Policemen and army arrested 25 citizens of Abū Qurqās town (al-Minya governorate) accused of gunfire on April 19, 2011. A curfew was imposed on the town from 8 pm until 6 am. Read original text in Arabic Ref. 1 Ref. 2  
Two people were killed in Muslim-Christian clashes arising because of a 'speed-bump,' in the village of Abū Qurqās, al- Minya governorate. Residents of the village had buried the dead on April 19, 2011.  Four Christian houses were burned and a number of Christian stores were looted [Newspaper did...
Hanī Labīb discusses sectarian strife in Egypt, stating that all incidents have common factors and that comprehensive social reform is needed to prevent future problems.
Councilor Labīb Halīm Labīb proposes a draft law to amend the law of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s patriarch. The following lines highlight Labīb’s suggested law.

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