Pope Tawadros II, expressed frustration after Copts in Minya governorate suffered from several sectarian attacks without law enforcement. This came in a meeting held on Wednesday with Abba Makarios, Bishop of Minya, and Major General Ahmed Gamal Eddin, security adviser to the President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, said he will cancel the weekly sermon for the upcoming weeks and will dedicate its time to pray for the suffering families.
13 accused of attacking the Copts in Abu Jacoub village were arrested for 4 days pending investigation. They were charged with inciting violence and attacking private properties and destroying them. Extra security measures have been taken at the village to prevent any further attacks.
Samir Rashad, member of the Egyptian Parliament said that a delegation of MPs is going to meet with President of the Council to discuss the recent sectarian attacks in Minya.
Beni Suef prosecution acquitted the Coptic young man after another Muslim young man confessed he killed the Muslim man by mistake during the fight between Muslims and Christens.
Dr. Ihab Ramzy, Coptic activist, said that the state is supporting the fanatics and allow them to terrorize the Copts.
9 people injured including four Coptic Christians in the sectarian clashes in Edmo village, Minya governorate. Extra security measures have been taken by police to prevent further clashes between Muslims and Christians.
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