Posts Tagged ‘Protests’

Expel envoys, urges Coptic leader


Bishop Suriel flanked by Coptic priests in Melbourne yesterday. Picture: Stuart McEvoy Source: The Australian THE head of Australia’s 70,000 Coptic Christians, Bishop Suriel, yesterday urged Canberra to expel the Egyptian ambassador following the massacre of 24 Copts in Cairo.

Mourning and anger in Egypt


Thousands of mourners attend a funeral ceremony for those killed in overnight clashes as grief turns to anger towards Egypt’s military rulers    

Australia extends sympathy to Copts


The head of the NSW Community Relations Commission has offered his sympathies to the state’s Coptic Community following fatal clashes in the streets of Cairo.    

ACM Media Statement/Video on Overnight Coptic Massacre – Calls for Expulsion of Egyptian Govt Reps from Australia


ACM Statement – 10 October 2011 The fall of President Hosni Mubarak’s Regime post the Egyptian Revolution of 25 January 2011 can hardly be said to have “liberated” the estimated 15 million Coptic Christians of Egypt.    

Prime minister says Egypt ‘scrambling’ after at least 23 killed in clashes


Cairo (CNN) — Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said Monday that clashes hours earlier between army forces and pro-Coptic Christian protesters had “brought us back” to the tense, violent period at the onset of the recent revolution.

Egypt’s Christian leader calls for end of sit-in


Christian protesters disregarded a call by their faith’s top Egyptian leader to end a weeklong sit-in in front of a government building on the Nile, remaining in place Sunday, a day after a mob attacked them and their supporters, injuring 78.

Muslims protest Coptic Christian governor in Qena


Thousands of mostly Muslim protesters swelled through the streets of the Egyptian city of Qena on Friday to demonstrate against the recent appointment of a new Coptic Christian governor.

Egypt’s attorney general forbids Mubarak from leaving country


Egypt’s attorney general issued an order Monday freezing the assets of former President Hosni Mubarak and his family and prohibiting them from leaving the country.

Christians Under Attack


Attack on St. Bishoy Monastery in Wadi El-Natroun 130 km North West of Cairo. Attack took place on 22/02/2011 by the army with tanks . They fired live ammunition and injured a number of workers.

Muslims Abduct Coptic Christian Woman in Egypt


(AINA) — Muslims broke into the home of a Coptic family this afternoon and abducted their 18-year-old daughter Nesma Sarwat.

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