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Protests against attacks on Copts
Egyptians demonstrate against the spike of attacks against minority coptic Christians.
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2011 05:10 GMT


In Egypt, demonstrations have been held to protest against a surge of attacks targeting minority Coptic Christians.

Fighting between Copts and Muslims on Tuesday killed at least 13 people. And on New Year's Day, a car bomb at a church in Alexandria killed 21 Copts.

Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Cairo.

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