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Ovaherero Genocide Foundation

2011 Egypt


In Egypt there has been a long history of religious clashes between the Copts and Muslims. In 2011 the discrimination against the Copts spiked, leaving several killed. On January 1, 2011 there was a bombing on a church that killed 21 people that led to fights and stone throwing at a mosque. Then in March there were protests for a burning church that left 13 people killed and another 100 injured.