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Egypt's Christian expatriates in Europe yesterday said they were keen to support their country at the current transitional period following the radical changes the country has been going through over the past weeks. During a meeting with Prime Minister 'Īmād Sharaf in Cairo yesterday, a delegation...
This article looks at a new grassroots movement among the Coptic Diaspora which was established in Washington this past weekend. Almost 100 Coptic Christian community organizers from around the globe gathered to discuss religious freedom in the Middle East and future lobbying efforts for the rights...
This article outlines a working paper released by the Vatican outlining the issue of Christians throughout the Middle East.  
This article deals with the issue of Coptic rights abroad and at home, as well the views of parish leader Bassanti concerning Coptic rights. 
Anba Barnaba, Bishop of Rome, talks to Watani about the Copts in Italy and those in Egypt. He speaks of immigration, integration, discrimination, and the Egyptian nationality for all Copts.
The Nag Hammadi sectarian crime which took place on Coptic Christmas Eve, 6 January, and which left six Copts dead and nine wounded, triggered wide protest and rallies by Copts in places as wide apart as Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Rome, Vienna, Athens and Sydney. Mary Joseph sent Watani live...
The author highlights an article by British journalist Robert Fisk on the conditions of Christians in the Middle East.  
This article gives a brief background on the various Christian communities in the Middle East, emphasizing the decline of the Christian population over the last century. This is a result of emigration to western Europe and America, driven by several factors, among them persecution
This article from the Huffington Post draws attention to Christians living in Muslim countries and states that American Christians are not doing enough to help their religious brethren.
Sāmih Fawzī discusses Egypt’s emigration problem, the need for greater transparency and Coptic expatriates. He also calls on Christians to be active players in Egyptian society andbelieves that in the modern age socio-economic factors are more of a uniting force than religion.


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