Posts Tagged ‘police’

Copts continue open sit-in at Maspero

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Hundreds of Coptic protesters said on Thursday that they would continue their open sit in in-front of the state TV building until the Virgin and Bishop Abram Church in Ain Shams district is re-opened and the Maghagha Diocese in Minya is rebuilt.

At least 6 dead in Egyptian sectarian violence

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At least six people were killed and 120 injured in sectarian clashes outside a church in Cairo on Saturday, officials said. A group of Muslim Salafists attacked the Saint Mena Coptic Orthodox Church. Gunfire rang out as people sprinted for cover.

Collective Punishment of Egyptian Christians For Death of Two Muslims

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After the death of two Muslims on April 18 sectarian violence broke out in the southern Egyptian town of Abu Qurqas El Balad, in Minya Governorate, 260 KM south of Cairo. One Christian Copt was killed, an old woman was thrown out of her second floor balcony and ten Copts were hospitalized. Coptic homes, shops, […]

Muslims protest Coptic Christian governor in Qena

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Thousands of mostly Muslim protesters swelled through the streets of the Egyptian city of Qena on Friday to demonstrate against the recent appointment of a new Coptic Christian governor.

13 killed in clashes between Copts and Muslims in Egypt

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Egypt suffered the deadliest unrest since President Hosni Mubarak’s ouster when clashes Wednesday between Muslims and Coptic Christians left 13 dead and 140 injured.

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