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Michael Meunier, president of the US Copts Association, asked the readers of the Copts Daily Digest to be "on the lookout in the Egyptian media for anti-American or anti-Christian articles." He found three articles from Al-Ahram and called them "anti-American" and "perverted." But are they?
The author analyses the case of Heidi Hakīm Manqarius Salīb, a Christian girl who converted to Islam. This case was reported in Al-Katība al-Tībīya (The Theban Legion) and on the websites of several Christian organizations as a kidnapping, but in fact there is no proof of any physical force or...
CSI’s focus on defending the religious freedom of persecuted Christians seems to lead them to very quickly interpret any incident, or rumor of an incident, as persecution. As a response, the author suggests that, rather than sending protest letters to the respective governments, international...
Al-Midan placed on October 16 – see AWR, week 42, art. 28 – a story claiming US emigrant Copts recommended Nawal al-Sa´adawi to be vice-president of Egypt. We did not find such a claim on the website of the US Copts Association, nor in the Copts Daily Digest. Dr. Sa´adawi believes this is...
The article is an overview and a comment on an interview with Dr. Nawal Al-Sa´adawi published on the Elaf website. Al-Sa´adawi answered questions on the concept of a religious state, marriage, pilgrimage, hijab and male-female relations. The author notes that the ideas Al-Sa´adawi...
The US Copts Association sent a press release on September 21 with the title: “Egyptian Police Attack a Coptic Church and desecrate the Holy Eucharist.” They claim their press release was based on ‘credible information´ without giving sources. The word ‘attack´ is several times used in the release...
On Friday September 19, 2003 at 6.00 a.m. a large number of security officers and soldiers had closed the three roads leading to the Coptic Orthodox church of the Martyr George in a village called Besri on the outskirts of the city of Assiut. AWR received from different sources a report of the US...
Al-Ahram Al-Arabi published an article titled “Religious economy in the Anba Maqar [Macarios] Monastery” The US Coptic Association gave a strange comment on the article: “Is the [article about the] religious economy in the Anba Maqar monastery a malicious attempt on the part of the government to...
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Cornelis Hulsman and Michael Meunier first met on July 1, 1999. Meunier followed a very aggressive tone of questioning but in the end they agreed to exchange information. It was Hulsman´s aim to engage in dialogue. He sent lots of background reports the RNSAW had produced on July 7. Meunier...

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