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Problems on hold Where does the law stand?

Last week’s editorial was published under the title “Minya Independent Islamic Republic” and dealt with the lack of law enforcement where Copts are concerned, notably in Minya some 250km south of Cairo. Copts are attacked and their attackers run free…


Pope Tawadros speaks up

   The Crisis Management committee of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod convened Monday 25 July to discuss the successive attacks waged by Muslim extremists against Copts in several provinces in Egypt, notably Minya and Beni Sweif, and which left one…


Why Minya?

        The recent wave of attacks against Copts in Egypt has revealed that the majority of these attacks occurred in the province of Minya in Upper Egypt. This fact has brought to the surface a question many Egyptians are asking: Why…