Archive for January, 2011

Support for Christians hides a right-wing agenda

Free the Copts

The needed social changes won’t be helped by factional point-scoring, write Farid Farid and Randa Abdel-Fattah. As the political fallout from Tunisia continues to unfold on TV and Twitter feeds worldwide, there is an unquenchable fire waiting to be extinguished in the Middle East – literally.

Australian Government’s Reaction To Moscow Vs Alexandria

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As Australians across the nation celebrate Australia Day, the Australian Coptic Community are bewildered after witnessing Prime Minister Gillard’s strong words of condemnation following the devastating Moscow terror attack that has claimed at least 35 lives.

As the left sides with Muslims, Christians search for support

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Martin Place is the symbolic centre, the point zero, of Australia’s existence as a sophisticated economy. Last Wednesday it looked medieval. A forest of crucifixes sprouted among a sea of earnest faces that would look comfortable on ancient coins. The talk was of murder and persecution. The threat was real. Hyperbole was unnecessary.

Sydney Protests – 19/01/2011

Sydney Protest 2011

On the 19th of January 2011, the Australian Coptic Movement (ACM) in conjunction with the Coptic Orthodox Church, Diocese of Sydney and Affiliated Regions held a peaceful protest in Sydney to protest the continuos persecution of Egypt’s indigenous Christians, the Copts. 

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