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Another bloody Christmas for Egypt’s Coptic Christians as Copts protest

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Protests are scheduled for Sydney, Melbourne and Darwin  for 30 Dec 2018. We warn members of our community and the media to disregard any suspicious ‘cancellation’ notices and contact us on 0452124121 (Sydney) or 0407965999 (Melbourne) or email aucopticmovement@gmail.com for any questions. 

Coptic Community to rally in support of persecuted Christians across Australia on 30 Dec 2018

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The Australian Coptic Community and supporters will protest against the ongoing persecution of Egypt’s Copts following the heinous murder of two Coptic Christians by a policeman in Al Minya on 13 December 2018.   The rallies will be non-rowdy events and family friendly. Please ensure that you completely ignore any cancellation rumours and suspicious text messages […]

Attacks on Coptic Christians continue despite officials’ rhetoric

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AP released a breaking news report on religious freedoms in Egypt this morning 

Maximus: God has not and will not avenge the attacks on Christians

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After every sectarian or terrorist attack on Copts in Egypt, there are a lot of odd views which flood social media comments that suggest ‘God will avenge’ or the ‘heaven will respond’ and a lot of this nonsense has no biblical basis.  Mahfouz Maximus is a spokesperson for The Australian Coptic Movement Association. 

Potential Career Paths for HSC graduates

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Students in New South Wales commence their HSC exams today. The end of school brings new freedoms and responsibilities. Best of luck to all students.  

The important role of Independent Civil Society Groups

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The current era requires more participation in Independent Civil Society Groups.  

Asia Bibi should be immediately released to her family #FreeAsiaBibi

Asia Bibi

If the Supreme court upholds her conviction, Asia’s only recourse would be a clemency petition to President Arif Alvi.  President Alvi is known to be a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Prime Minister Khan is a well known former Pakistani  cricket player and philanthropist. #FreeAsiaBibi 

UNGA: Transcript of President Trump’s meeting with President Al-Sisi

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President Trump met with President Al-Sisi on the sidelines of the annual UNGA gathering in New York. We have posted the entire script below.  Throughout the week, scores of Copts and activists from all around the world expressed their outrage on social media over the methods that the church used to convince congregations in New […]

Mobs Free to Attack Coptic Christians with Impunity

Bishop Makarios of Minya comforting one of the young victims of the recent attacks near Minya.

The Egyptian Government fails to intervene to  put an end to Sectarian attacks against Coptic Christians. The perpetrators are usually set free.  

Wadi Natroun: Bishop Epiphanius murdered inside St Macarius Monastery

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It has been close to 24 hours since news broke of the sudden passing of Bishop Ephiphanius, Bishop and Abbot of the Monastery of St Macarius in Wadi al-Natroun in Egypt’s Western Desert.  It seems that His Grace was murdered and investigations are underway.  

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