Archive for September, 2011

Hundreds march on Egypt cabinet headquarters against emergency law


Protesters marched on Monday from Tahrir to the Egyptian cabinet building nearby to oppose emergency laws and to free civilians in military jails

Coptic Christians torn over Egypt’s future


Copts in the United States worry that Islamic intolerance will rise in their homeland and that they will be viewed with suspicion in their adopted land.

Britain has travelled steadily towards the edge of the cliff in the years since 9/11


The tenth anniversary of 9/11 has been marked by a fresh outbreak in Britain of the political equivalent of auto-immune disease: treating the mortal enemies of the west as the victims of the west, while treating the west’s defenders as its mortal enemies

After Regensburg the silence is deafening


On the fifth anniversary of the Pope’s seismic lecture Douglas Murray says that we are betraying persecuted Christians in Muslim lands

Conference raises concerns over lingering discrimination against Copts

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“Copts feel they are even worse off after the revolution, although they were hopeful it would bring equality. Some took the wheel of the revolution so that Christians are sidelined from the political scene,” said Naguib Gebrail, lawyer and director of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organizations (EUHRO) at a conference on Sunday.

Egypt: Eyewitness to Israeli embassy attack fears this as a break with the past

Referring to the Egyptian rioters inspired by the Muslim Brotherhood, Rev. Giovanni Esti – a Catholic priest and missionary of the Comboni order – said “The attack on the Israeli embassy is a clear act of breaking with the past.”

Muslim Persecution of Christians: August, 2011


This series was developed in order to collate some—by no means all—of the foulest instances of Muslim persecution of Christians that surface each month.

In Egypt, the Lure of Leaving


Ayman and one of his daughters on the roof of their apartment building in Cairo

Could This Christian, Billionaire Art Collector Be The Next President of Egypt?


In June, he tweeted a cartoon of Minnie Mouse in a burqa, and Islamists worldwide threatened him with death. Now, as Egypt wavers between an Islamist and a democratic future, billionaire telecom scion and art patron Naguib Sawiris wants to be his country’s next leader – and he’s founded a political party – the Free […]

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