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In the Upper Egyptian governorate of Asyut, security authorities nipped a sectarian crisis between Muslims and Copts in the bud in the village of Sinbū, Dayrūt town, in differences over a plot of land next to al-Mashriqī Monastery in the village. 
The Maspero Youth Union warned the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) against responding to the wishes of the Islamist groups to unilaterally set up a constituent committee to draft the constitution.
The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) issued a decision forming an advisory council, which is to discuss the two laws on presidential elections and the lineup of the constituent assembly on the constitution.
In al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, it was reported that the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to add 24 suspects more to the list of persons involved in the October 9 incidents in Maspero area that claimed the lives of 27 people and left 350 others wounded.
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III sent a congratulatory cable to Prime Minister Kamāl al-Janzūrī in which he expressed good wishes for him in his mission as head of a salvation government. [Yūsuf Rāmiz, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Dec. 9, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic
Al-Misrīyūn reported that the counselor  of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Ramsīs al-Najār, commented on the new Constitutional declaration of being “a political deception” as some articles (of the new declaration) have been annulled while others remained unchanged. 
Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
The Alexandria Administrative Judiciary Court adjourned the Two Saints Church case to the November 24 session to notify the president of the republic and chief of intelligence service in their official capacities as adversaries in the case.
Rūmānī Jād al-Rabb, a Coptic activist and Vice-Chairman of the al-Kalima (Word) for Human Rights, accused officials of “foot-dragging” on bringing to justice the persons involved in the October 9, 2011 clashes outside the state TV & radio building in Maspero, which left more than 20 people...
Acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop Pachomius sent a legal memorandum to the Administrative Court exhorting it to turn down all lawsuits against his appointment and cancellation of the papal elections. [Author Not Mentioned, Rose al-Yūsuf newspaper, Oct. 28, p. 3] Read text in...

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