A group of Muslims attacked several Christian homes in a village in Upper Egypt, injuring three people, officials with a Coptic Christian diocese have disclosed.
The assailants objected to the presence of a church in the area, the Minya Coptic Orthodox Diocese said in a statement.
Plans to attack Copts in the village had circulated days before the incident and were reported to authorities but security only arrived after the attacks, it said.
Another example of Muslim Brotherhood terrorism against Christians in Egypt. That MB appear less violent to some in West doesnt mean they are peaceful. MB will use terrorism and violence when they need [...]
. Legislation approved in July has been signed into law by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi that gives officials the right to monitor social media users in the country.
The legislation, which was approved by parliament in July, gives the state’s Supreme Council for Media Regulations the power to place people with more than 5,000 followers — on social media or with a personal blog or website — under supervision.
The council will now be authorized to suspend or block any personal account which “publishes or broadcasts fake news or anything [information] inciting violating the law, violence or hatred.”
Rights groups say the new law is one of a series of [...]
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In February 2017, an Egyptian Muslim woman, Nadia Ahmed Abdou Saleh broke the glass ceiling for gubernatorial appointments when President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi named her as a governor of Baheira governorate.
Eighteen months on, another woman has attained a similar position but under different circumstances. Manal Awad Mikhael has risen to the position of governor for Damietta governorate.
She is a Coptic Christian and the first such to be appointed as a provincial governor. Reports indicate that another Coptic Christian was also sworn in as a governor amidst more than 20 new appointments across the country.
Coptic Christians are a minority group in the [...]