Remembering the Maspero massacre: one year on

Daily News Egypt 10/10/2012 A closer look at the massacre, and the unserved justice The families of the Maspero massacre victims commemorated their lost loved ones this week. On Wednesday 3 October, they were invited by the church to attend a liturgy held by acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Pachomious, at St. Mark’s Cathedral in ...

Egyptian village evicts 8 Coptic families over rumors of interfaith affair

Local police mediated a deal to evict eight Egyptian Coptic families from their village following rumors of an illicit affair between a Coptic man and a Muslim woman. (Reuters)

By AFP CAIRO 14/2/2012 Eight Coptic Christian families have been evicted from a village in northern Egypt following clashes sparked by rumors of an illicit affair between a Coptic man and a Muslim woman, a rights group said on Sunday. The decision to evict the families came after a meeting of village elders - a traditional form of ...

Egyptian Security Used Live Ammunition on Christian Coptic Protesters, 4 Killed

30/11/2010 Cairo: November 30, 2010. (By Mary Abdelmassih AINA) -- Christian Copts worldwide were shocked and enraged at the use of live ammunition by Egyptian state security forces against unarmed Coptic protesters, causing the death of three Coptic young men. A four-year old child suffocated from tear gas thrown inside the chapel. Rights groups inside and ...