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Cornelis Hulsman was impressed by two articles of Maged Atiya [Mājid ʿAṭiyya], a Coptic Orthodox American who was born and raised in Egypt before migrating to the USA. Maged Atiya writes about the impact of Coptic migrants to the USA on Egypt. They remained politically involved but often with an...
Michael Munīr was born in 1968 in Egypt in Abu Qurqas near Minia to a Coptic Catholic family even though he today considers himself Coptic Orthodox. Munīr refers to his life in Egypt as a member of an oppressed Christian minority without religious freedom, citing this as his reason to emigrate to...
  The National Council for Women submits proposal to get women into leadership roles  At a UNESCO conference called “Freedom of the Press in the World Today” Egyptian Ambassador Mīrfat al-Tālawī said that for her, the value of the conference lies in getting  to know the challenges facing women in...
  The well-known Coptic activist Michael Munīr, founder of the Hayat Party, has refused to comment on the denouncing of his party by Copts Without Borders regarding the creation of his party, focused on defending Coptic rights. He said simply that their response did not merit an answer. He has also...
Michael Munīr, founder and president of the U.S. Copts Association, was in Tahrīr Square during the 25 Revolution and asked not to exaggerate in factional demands until the success of the revolution, then disappeared in the following 'Million' Revolution [where more than one million persons...
  Hundreds of salifīs and religious associations demonstrated in front of the Council of State, Tuesday evening, demanding the release of Kāmīliyā Shihātah, the wife of a priest from a church in Minya, as well as Wafā’ Costantine and a number of other [claimed] abducted Muslim women.    
Former Parliament member Dr. Georgette Qalīnī said that Coptic activist Michael Munīr’s statement requesting that Copts not vote for the National Democratic Party (of which Qalīnī is a proud member) is his freedom of speech. She pointed out that Copts have the right to either listen to his advice...
The US Coptic Association denounces the actions of some al-Ahly fans during a football match.
This article looks at the relationship between expatriate Copts and Egyptian Copts, as well as what Coptic expatriates see as their role in defending the rights of Egyptian Copts.
This article outlines the inception of an international Coptic Parliament, which is currently lobbying for support and international recognition. This will allow Copts to have a voice on the international level of politics and society.

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