Archive for March, 2012

Amid violence, Egypt’s Christians rely on Muslim friends, worry about future

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Burned-out rubble is all that’s left of Christian shopkeeper Abskharon Suleiman’s appliance store in the northern Egyptian village of Sharbat. His home was destroyed as well as shops owned by his adult children – all targeted because they are Christians.    

Egyptian women’s views: Verdict in virginity test case

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There have been protests in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, after a military court acquitted an army doctor accused of carrying out forced virginity tests on women activists on Sunday. Ahmed Adel was cleared of indecent behaviour and disobeying army order.    

Romney should focus on religious freedom in the Middle East

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Sometimes good policy and good politics coincide. There is no better example of the intersection of the two than the plight of Christians in Arab countries.    

COPTIC SOLIDARITY MEDIA RELEASE In the New Egypt, It’s “Punish the Victim and Crush the Innocent”

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Coptic Solidarity strongly urges that the international community, through the United Nations Human Rights Council, appoint a special rapporteur for the Copts in Egypt, particularly in light of the recent evictions, property confiscations and attacks against Copts.    

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