After a night of violence starting when the Army attacked protesters outside of the Egyptian state TV building at least 23 were dead. Many of the bodies were of Coptic Christians and were taken to the Coptic Hospital near Ramses Station. After a night of violence around downtown cairo and the Hospital many of the [...]
Christians in central Cairo protested Jan. 2 against the Alexandria church bombing that occurred just after midnight on New Year’s Eve. The protest started downtown and continued for a few miles, ending across the Nile at a church in the Imbaba district. The protest was largely peaceful, though at the beginning, it included stone throwing [...]
A mixture Christians and Muslims protested against the Egyptian government and the Alexandria church bombing in Cairo’s northern suburb of Shubra. The protests were largely peaceful and at times grew to at least a few hundred participants. Shubra is known for having a large Christian population.
I specifically like this photo because President Mubarak and Pope Shenouda share a “Weekend at Bernie’s” quality, now I just have to find a stuffed Mubarak doll somewhere. Pope Shenouda, the leader of approximate 20 million Coptic Christians was born in 1923 and doesn’t make many public appearances but he still clings to his position [...]