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Cornelis Hulsman and Michael Meunier first met on July 1, 1999. Meunier followed a very aggressive tone of questioning but in the end they agreed to exchange information. It was Hulsman´s aim to engage in dialogue. He sent lots of background reports the RNSAW had produced on July 7. Meunier...
The US Copts Association issued a press release on April 3 stating that its president Michael Meunier “will be addressing the U.N.” on the status of the Copts during the 59th session of the Commission on Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland. The formulation “addressing the UN,” sounded very big. Was...
Cornelis Hulsman met with both Hanaan Al-Badry and members of the Coptic Union in Washington in June 1999 and believes that the polarization between the two is reflected in the article Al-Badry wrote which in turn may have a reflection on Muslim readers of Rose el-Youssef.
A special report by Drs. Cornelis Hulsman on the attack on the Coptic Orthodox priest Father Stephanous of al-Maḥallā al-Kubrā, based on personal visits and interviews with the priest himself, close associates, the security authorities and others. Also included is an analysis of the early Egyptian...
Since the Egyptian media have frequently referred to the press conference on Christian girls allegedly being kidnapped the RNSAW decided to present here the full transcript of the discussion which took place in New York. The discussion was mainly with members of the American Coptic Union who had...
In the mind of the author, the report of Drs. Cornelis Hulsman prepared for the New York Council of Churches a few weeks ago regarding the alleged kidnappings, rapes and forced conversions to Islam of young Christian girls was like a bomb destroying the claims of the Coptic groups in the USA who...
It is painful to work hard for the sake of your own people and then find them putting obstacles in your way instead of encouraging and thanking you. This is really what happened to President Mubarak before and during his visit to the USA. But the truth was revealed and the President was honored by...
While President Mubarak was receiving his honorary doctorate in law from Washington University, a group of people were standing in front of the doors of the university distributing leaflets which included an approximate drawing for a church, which looks much like the American ones, and there is a...
At a press conference that was held by the New York Council of Churches, Drs. Cornelis Hulsman presented a report in which he mentioned that a delegation from the New York Council of Churches visited Egypt last March. The members of this delegation discovered that there is no religious persecution...
Comments given on the media coverage of the press conference of the New York Council of Churches. Coverage was inaccurate and biased.
The report that was presented by Dr. Cornelis Hulsman confirmed the fact that there is no persecution of the Copts in Egypt. Dr. Cornelis said that a delegation from the council had visited Egypt last March and saw that there were no signs of persecution or discrimination.
In a very honest report that was presented by Dr. Cornelis Hulsman, he denied all the claims about the persecution of Copts. The report confirmed that Coptic girls were not forced to convert to Islam. They converted to Islam under the pressure of economic and social problems.
The New York Council of Churches issued a report refuting allegations propagated by Western media regarding persecution of Copts and minorities in Egypt.
The delegation of the Coptic priests in North America confirmed their complete support to the President and his policy. Bishop Soryal, the head of the delegation, declared that the Coptic churches outside Egypt are representing Egyptians who are proud of their nationality. He added that the people...
[Report presented to the New York Council of Churches] The history of seven girls mentioned in the advertisement is described. That description is followed by listing the reasons for conversion and recommendations for human rights workers, the church and the government. The text is open for...
A comment on the claims made in the advertisement. The author has been collecting information in the past four years on 80 Christian girls who converted to Islam. Seven out of the ten names mentioned in the advertisement were in his files. There is no evidence of kidnap but the young age of several...
Egypt’s Information Office in New Delhi invited Indian journalists to visit Egypt to see the real events instead of quoting falsified reports of British papers claiming Egypt’s Copts are persecuted. An Egyptian media councilor in New Delhi clarified that Christina Lamb’s report which was quoted by...
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Amr Moussa, welcomed the report of the New York Council of Churches, using it as proof that there is no difference between Muslims and Christians in Egypt.
An American Church delegation visited Egypt and concluded at the end of their five day visit that allegations made in the American media about Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt are not true.
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