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Mina Majdī, Maspero Youth Union spokesman stated that the political agreement between the Salafis and presidential nominee al- Sīsī is causing Copts much concern to the extent that some are revising their position and may withdraw from voting for al- Sīsī. He stated that Mursī has cooperated with...
There is much contention on the death of Mary Sāmih, who was killed Friday March 28, 2014  in ‘Ain Shams. An eye- witness who appeared on 90- Minutes TV show on al- Mihwar Egyptian Channel stated that Mary had a cross hanging in her car. She passed by a Muslim Brotherhood protest. When the...
Coptic intellectuals and activists have set certain conditions to be met before they give their support to a presidential candidate, be it al-Sīsī or someone else. , Jamāl As’ad, writer and intellectual, said that the Copts need a president who can unite the Egyptians and who can solve Egypt’s...
The Maspero Youth Union has declared its determination to organize a stand against events in Iraq, where ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) issued a choice to Christians yesterday – death, conversion to Islam, or payment of the jizya (tax on free non-Muslims under Muslim rule). 
Some Coptic movements have given their support to Field Marshal Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī’s bid for presidency. Bahā’ Ramzī, head of the Dutch Coptic Association, stated that there are more than five million Copts abroad that support al-Sīsī. On the other hand, Mina Majdī, spokesman of the Maspero...
More than 150 Copts were kidnapped for ransom last year nine of which were killed, according to the Maspero Youth Foundation for Development and Human Rights. The Diocese of Minya stated that the number of Copts kidnapped in Minya alone reached 100 Copts, due to the inaction of the police. 
Hāttim Anan, the Head of the Anāniyah Sufī Order and brother of Samī Anān, former Chief of Staff,  has denied that Copts have boycotted the party that Samī Anān is planning to establish under the pretext of being involved in Maspero.  
The Maspero Youth Union, a Coptic movement, said that it will not speak out in favor of a presidential candidate until the Supreme Presidential Electoral Commission has officially announced the final candidate list. The movement assured that its members are free to support any of the presidential...
Coptic movements differed on taking part in the celebrations of the third anniversary of the January 25th 2011 Revolution. Some movements, such as the Maspero Youth Union stated that they are not participating in the events of January 25th, refusing to give a cover to the Muslim Brothers to take...
Coptic movements have announced that they reject to take part in the protests and celebrations that start tomorrow to commemorate the third anniversary of the revolution so that their demonstrations do not count towards the Muslim Brotherhood camp.  The Maspero Youth Union stated that it shall not...

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