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The governorate of al-Minyā made a statement, emphasizing that what is being published and circulated on social media about the destruction of al-Fatḥ Mosque in Dafsh village in the center of Samāllūt is not true. 
General Muhammad Nūr Al Dīn, the Assistant Minister of Interior, stated that there is a total of 11 police stations in al-Minya and that 7 were burnt in the events that followed the dispersal of the Nahdah and Rāba’ah sit-ins. He stated that extremists have formed shields, extorted Christians and...
Inhabitants of Diljā repeated their complaints about the security situation in the village and the continuing displacement of Coptic citizens by Muslim Brotherhood supporters.  Father Ayūb Yūsif from Mar Girgis Church in the village said that the number of Coptic families who have been displaced...
Father Ayyūb Yūssuf, pastor of the Catholic Church in the village of Dalgā in the governorate of Minya, has called for the arrest of seven men accused of assaulting a Coptic man. The men suddenly arrived at the home of Kāmil Sālih Jād al-Rabb, 62, beat him and dragged him along the ground. Joseph...
Official leaders attended yesterday the inauguration Mass celebration of the Evangelical Church of Banī Mazār in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya.  The church, including further 17 Coptic institutions in the governorate, was destroyed in 2013 by elements of the banned Muslim Brotherhood in a...
Security organs of the al-Minyā Directorate in Upper Egypt have deployed female police officers to protect houses of worship including churches and monasteries, in accordance to a plan put into place to confront any hostile acts during the celebrations of Easter.
For the second year, Copts of Al-Mīnyā pray in a burned down church For the second year in a row, Copts of Al-Minyā governorate in Upper Egypt conducted Epiphany prayers in Bishop Mūsā Church, which was attacked in 2013 during the pro-Mursī riots. The renovation process is still taking place but...
The verdict passed by al-Minya Criminal Court on May 21 convicting 12 Copts and sentencing them to life imprisonment while acquitting eight accused Muslims in the same case, known as the Abū Qurqās sedition case, has caused widespread anger among the Copts. Arab-West Report asked intern Cassie...
Security apparatuses in al-Minia's governorate controlled clashes between Muslim and Coptic youth that took place on August 6, 2011, in front of Saint George's Church in Nazlat Faraj Allah village, al-Minia governorate. Tight security measures were taken to avoid further clashes.

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