Posts Tagged ‘Secular’

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.

Al-Qaida No. 2 Alleges Incitement By Egypt’s Copts

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The deputy to Osama bin Laden issued al-Qaida’s second message since the Egyptian uprising, accusing the nation’s Christian leadership of inciting interfaith tensions and denying that the terror network was behind last month’s bombing of a Coptic church in Alexandria that killed 21 and sparked protests. The message Friday from Ayman al-Zawahri, the No. 2 […]

The Australian Coptic Movement (ACM) meets with the Hon Tony Abbott, Leader of the Opposition.

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On Friday 25/2/11, The ACM held a meeting with the Hon Tony Abbott MP, Federal Leader of the Opposition and the Member of Warringah. The meeting, which lasted 45 minutes, revolved around the Egyptian Revolution and the Coptic predicament.  The Hon Phillip Ruddock MP, Member for Berowra and former Attorney General was also in attendance.

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