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For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
The dossier of Coptic emigration has popped its head with each political crisis they suffer. The first wave of emigration to the United States, Europe and Australia had taken place after they were harmed by the decisions of nationalization and seizure of their property and lands by virtue of the...
Some experts said other countries like Canada, Australia and the United States would walk in the footsteps of the Netherlands in order to help Copts to pack up and leave through facilities offered in the embassies of those countries in Egypt.
During the interview hosted by the Saudi-Arabian based Arab News, the Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II described the Crown Prince Muḥammad ibn Salmān as “a great man for a great nation”. Such a view as expressed by an enlightened and progressive Eastern Christian cleric might not have been clearly...
The Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs, Ambassador Nabīla Makram, met with a French parliamentary delegation from the Eastern Christians Studies Group in the presence of the French Ambassador in Egypt. The delegation is currently visiting Egypt headed by the two French MPs...
Pope Tawadros II, Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, said that the Church's vision has expanded outside Egypt, and have reached all the world's continent, in particular after the 1952 Revolution. It was in 1961 that the migration of Copts has started, first to Kuwait, followed in...
As a minority within a state dominated by Muslims, Coptic Christians are regularly pictured in Western media as “the oppressed community”. Although a certain degree of discrimination is practiced against Egyptian Christians in their country, Arab-West Report has found that reports on cases when...
The Dutch Embassy in Egypt on September 18, 2012 declined to issue legislation by the Dutch Parliament to receive Copts in Holland who apply for political asylum. This had prevented three million Copts who were planning to leave Egypt to Holland. The Embassy published on its website that the...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman, Editor-in-Chief of Arab West Report: AWR’s Diana Maher Ghali comments on the number of Christians in Egypt were mentioned in a Daily News Article article. The threats of Bishop Bula (Paul in the article) are not very wise. That he wants modification of Article II of the...
This is a comment on an article with a similar title published on April 13 on a blog called “Salamamoussa. Reclaiming Egypt,” named after Salāmah Mūsá (1887-1958). He was a well-known journalist, writer, and advocate of secularism and Arab socialism who was born into a wealthy, land-owning Coptic...

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