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« on: May 19, 2011, 08:29:46 PM »

Egypt Copts extend protest over churches

By Riad Abu Awad (AFP) – 9 hours ago

CAIRO — Egypt's Coptic Christians extended a 12-day protest meant to end on Thursday, complaining the government failed to live up to a pledge to reopen all churches that had been closed...

...Fifteen people died in the overnight clashes on March 7 after Muslim protesters attacked two churches because they believed the Christians were detaining a Muslim convert.

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