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Coptic Monastery says six injured in army's removal of its illegal wall.

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    24 February 2011. Wadi al-Natrun, Beheira, Egypt: Egypt s Coptic Orthodox Church has denounced the army s removal of a wall enclosing a desert monastery, which
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      24 February 2011. Wadi al-Natrun, Beheira, Egypt: Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church has denounced the army's removal of a wall enclosing a desert monastery, which accused the army of "excessive violence" that injured six staff.

      The army removed the wall because the monastery had not obtained a license to build it, as required by Egyptian law.

      In a statement on Thursday, the church said that the decision by the Anba Bishoy Church, located at Wadi al-Natrun, Beheira, to erect the wall was "unwise".

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