The author believes that Jews give wrong information [about the religious situation in Egypt] and incite the international opinion in this way. They also use Coptic immigrants for the defense of something that does not exist. She asks Coptic immigrants to be aware of their deception.
The information in this text is based on interviews Ms. Gavlak and Cornelis Hulsman made together with governor Adli Hussein and Bishop Marcos in March 2001 and the documents they provided. The article gives a background of the problems until around April 1.
U.S. Copts Association reported three months ago that a church was destroyed in the bishopric of H.G. Bishop Marcos. The destruction was followed by a presidential order to rebuild the church immediately. Yet, three months later, the press release states, the governor of El-Qalyubia has taken no...
The 1990s witnessed a confrontation between international organizations trying to work in Egypt and law 32/1964, preventing founding NGOs receiving foreign finances. Since most of the activists are lawyers, they began digging inside the body of the law to find legal ways of doing this. Tens of...
The author compliments the article above and sees this as an encouragement to use new information technology for Coptic activists living outside Egypt.
Academic article on the impact of the Coptic lobby outside Egypt, a relatively small group of people who use the latest communication technology to increase their voice.
A TV discussion between two Copts, Gamal Asad and Mamdouh Nakhla, nearly turned into a dispute on air. The subject of the discussion was the visit of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom. Nakhla was of the opinion that the Commission’s visit was one with good intentions while Asad...
The USA Commission on International Religious Freedom issued a statement concerning its visit to Egypt. The information available on its Internet site said that the report on the commission’s visit to Egypt was being prepared and that the commission asked President Bush to raise the issue of Coptic...
Most of the Coptic organizations abroad do not hide their readiness to cooperate with Israel to reach their targets. For them Israel is like any western country they resort to. The members of Californian Coptic Organization reject completely the idea of establishing a Coptic state in Upper Egypt....
Contrary to what happened during Mubarak’s last visit to the USA, the majority of emigrant Copts came to greet Mubarak in a civilized way, asking him to order a resumption of the investigations into Al-Kosheh incidents. Rafique Iscander and Moheb Michael, head of the Soldiers of the Cross, were...
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