Thousands march in commemoration of Maspero Victims

11/11/2011 Thousands marched from the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abbasseya to Tahrir Square Friday to commemorate those killed when the military brutally dispersed a Coptic-led march to the Maspero state television building on 9 October, leaving 28 dead. The march was initially called for by the Maspero Youth Union, a group of Coptic activists ...

Pope Shenouda to meet families of Maspero Victims

20/10/2011 The head of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Shenouda III, will meet Thursday with the families of Coptic protesters killed on 9 October during the violence that erupted outside the Maspero state TV building. The bloody events left at least 27 protesters and one army soldier dead, in addition to more than 300 inured. The clashes ...