Archive for May, 2011

Egyptian Military Court Prosecutes Only Christians in Muslim Church Attacks

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A Military court in Egypt has sentenced three Christian Copts to 5-years imprisonment on charges of possession of firearms and pocket knives. The Court released all other Muslims and Copts arrested following clashes on May 19 over the re-opening of St. Mary and St. Abraham churches in Ain Shams West (AINA 5-24-2011). Copts Emad Ayyad […]

A CALL FOR ACTION

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A CALL FOR ACTION: from the Australian Coptic Movement. Please join us in this ongoing campaign for action from The Australian Federal Government and contact your local Federal MP and make an appointment to discuss the following. (If you are unable to attend then please write them a letter/email incorporating the following). List of all […]

Australian Coptic Community Protest

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Thousands of Australian Coptic Christians and sympathisers from the Australian Public attended a protest on Saturday 21st May 2011 against the ongoing violent attacks against Coptic Christians in Egypt that have escalated dramatically in the last few months resulting in scores of deaths, hundreds injured, destruction of property and abduction, forcible conversion and rape of […]

Egyptian Copts demand end to post-revolution sectarianism

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“I shouldn’t have told them I am a Copt,” says Hani Armanius Agib, recalling how his admission, as he tried to join a Coptic demonstration, that he is a Christian to a crowd of Muslims led to him being beaten up and his wallet and mobile phone stolen. Taken to hospital, he was arrested as […]

No going back for Egypt’s converted Copts

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AMID the upheavals in Egypt since January, reports have begun to emerge of a surge in disappearances of Coptic girls.

Copts continue open sit-in at Maspero

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Hundreds of Coptic protesters said on Thursday that they would continue their open sit in in-front of the state TV building until the Virgin and Bishop Abram Church in Ain Shams district is re-opened and the Maghagha Diocese in Minya is rebuilt.

The Coptic Community Sydney Protest

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The Coptic Community Sydney Protest

Egypt’s Christian leader calls for end of sit-in

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Christian protesters disregarded a call by their faith’s top Egyptian leader to end a weeklong sit-in in front of a government building on the Nile, remaining in place Sunday, a day after a mob attacked them and their supporters, injuring 78.

Muslims and Coptic Christians Clash Again in Egypt

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Muslims and Coptic Christians clashed with bullets, rocks and Molotov cocktails here for the second time in seven days on Saturday night, sending at least 55 people to the hospital, officials with Egypt’s Interior Ministry said.

Coptic Christians slaughtered in Egypt as the world looks away

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TWELVE Christian were murdered in Egypt. Two hundred and thirty-two people wounded. The death toll will surely rise as victims succumb to their injuries. And that’s just in the past few days. In the same time period, more Christians were killed in Egypt at the hands of Muslims than people killed in Syria or in […]

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