Muslim Brotherhood to protect churches on Coptic Christmas

Muslim Brotherhood's Mahmoud Ezzat (Photo: Internet)

Ahram Online 28/12/2011 Brotherhood vows to form 'popular committees' to guard churches on Coptic Christmas in expression of national unity. The Muslim Brotherhood has called on Egypt’s ruling military ‎council to provide security for Christian churches during Coptic ‎Christmas celebrations on 7 January as it did for polling stations ‎during the first two rounds of parliamentary elections.‎ In a ...

Fearing further clashes with Muslims, Copts end protest in Aswan

08/10/2011 Copts in the Upper Egyptian province of Aswan have ended their sit-in in front of the governorate’s building in protest against what they call the demolition of a church in Marinab village in Edfu. Eyewitnesses said that the protestors agreed to end their protest after negotiating with security officials in the province. The protesters feared ...

Two detained in Sohag sectarian Violence

MENA 27/06/2011 Egypt's public prosecution decided on Monday to remand two suspects to custody for four days, pending investigations into their involvement in sectarian clashes that occurred on Saturday in Sohag. Dar al-Salam prosecution charged the duo with attempted murder and possession of unlicensed firearms, according to judicial sources. It also ordered the arrest of 12 people who ...