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The American Coptic Union has sent a letter to al-Maydān, commenting on a recent episode of the Dream TV program al-Mustaqbal [The Future] which tackled the subject of the alleged ‘abduction’ of Christian girls in Egypt.
The website “al-Aqbāt Mutahidoun” [Copts united] posted an article urging Christians to run for the presidential election. The article states ten reasons to participate.
Rafique Iscander, the head of the American Coptic Union, sent a letter to President Bush. In this letter he made the events in southern Sudan, the crimes of the civil war in Lebanon and the individual incidents that took place in Egypt appear similar. He wrote that in return for the aid 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...
Pope Shenouda said that many of the Copts’ problems had been solved in Mubarak’s time, most importantly the issue of the building of churches. He said that his message to emigrant Copts addressed three points: the court’s decision in the case of Al-Kosheh, the tearing down of a building belonging...
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.
The Coptic Union that represents a group of fanatic emigrant Copts in America failed to perform a march in front of the American Foreign Ministry. In the light of the faxes and the letters before the march, everything that was done was expected. However, it was not expected that they would seek...
The national democratic trend faced the first wave of religious bigotry with its Islamist slogans... We boldly face the second wave of religious bigotry that is falsely relating itself to Christianity... We are astonished by the birth of a religiously bigoted stance called "The Emigrant Christian...
While Egyptians where preparing to celebrate Christmas and Eid Al-Fitr - the gift of God - that was sent to Egypt this year to confirm the unity of its people, the incidents of Al-Koshh came to spoil all that joy and happiness and cast depressing shadows on that occasion that comes only every...
The discussion at the press conference of the New York Council of Churches on June 28 [transcript presented in last week’s RNSAW] was mainly with members of the American Coptic Union. Before the press conference Drs. Cornelis Hulsman interviewed Rafique Iscander, chairman and founder of the...
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...
Comments given on the media coverage of the press conference of the New York Council of Churches. Coverage was inaccurate and biased.
A few Copts, no more than twenty persons, claim Copts in Egypt are persecuted. Copts in Egypt refute this.
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