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Egypt: hundreds of Copts attacked

November 21, 2011

As hundreds of Coptic Christians marched in Cairo to protest recent violence by Egyptian security forces, assailants threw bottles and stones at the marchers and clashed with them. Agence France Presse reported that 25 people were “lightly injured.”

Writing in The New York Times, André Aciman--an Egyptian-born Jew who teaches at CUNY--reviews other instances of violence and discrimination against Christians and Jews in Egypt.


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