Posts Tagged ‘Egyptian’

“If supporting Copts a crime, we are all criminals” on Blogging Day to support 8 detainees

Egyptian activists declared Thursday May 3, a blogging day to support 8 activists, who were detained over their support of the Coptic marches that followed the 2011 New Year’s Day bombing, which killed 21 worshipers in Alexandria.    

NSW Parliament remembers His Holiness Pope Shenouda The Third


On the 29th of March,2012, NSW Parliamentarians relived and celebrated the life of His Holiness Pope Shenouda the Third.    

House of Representatives send their condolences


On Tuesday the 20th of March, 2012, 17 members of Parliament rose to give their condolences and speak of His Holiness Pope Shenouda’s passing.    


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The Coalition learnt with sadness of the death of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, the oldest and largest Christian community of the Middle East.    

CDP MEDIA RELEASE – Pope Shenouda III Passes to Glory

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The Rev Hon Fred Nile MLC, Leader of the Christian Democratic Party, has extended his condolences to the Coptic community, the family and friends of the late Pope Shenouda III.    

Egypt’s grief-stricken Christians fear a new wave of persecution


Death of Coptic Pope Shenouda III leaves millions of worshippers around the country without a spiritual leader    

London: thousands show support for Christians in Pakistan


Thousands took part in events in London on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the assassination of Pakistan’s Christian government minister Shahbaz Bhatti, and protest about the ongoing maltreatment of minorities in Pakistan.    

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


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


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


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.    

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