Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court Thursday morning concluded what many critics described as a military coup, dissolving the democratically elected parliament, handing power back to the country's military rulers and casting doubt over the legitimacy of this weekend's presidential run-off election.
The World's Ben Gilbert reports: though Coptic Christians are a minority in Egypt, they played a major role in the overthrow of president Hosni Mubarak. Now, they want a role in the country's future, and to end official discrimination.
The World's Ben Gilbert reports that some pro-reform advocates in Egypt accuse the Egyptian army of acting just as the ousted Mubarak regime. Arrests, detentions and beatings have become commonplace, but are getting next to no media attention.
Egypt is on high alert after a New Year's Day suicide bombing at a Coptic Christian church in Alexandria. As Ursula Lindsey reports, the attack was just the latest violence targeting Christians in Egypt.
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