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Because of the criticism in the Egyptian press on Coptic migrants we continued our overview of contributions on the Copts Daily Digest (see for the first overview RNSAW, 2002, week 14A, art. 11). Many responses in the Digest are strongly polarizing.
The article sheds light on how the Jezira TV and some emigrant Copts, such as, Michael Mounir tried to exploit the incidents of Beni Walmis to give the impression that Egypt suffers from sectarian strife. The author described both the Jezira TV and Mounir and his group as provokers.
President of the U.S. Copts Association, Michael Munīr, has been severely criticized over his recent visit to Egypt and his meeting with a number of top officials. A number of expatriate Coptic activists have seen Munīr’s visit as "an act of betrayal of the Coptic cause.” Others have regarded the...
In Al-‘Ālam al-Ān (the world now), a program broadcast on the American Radio Sawa, General Coordinator of the Egyptian Movement for Change-otherwise known as Kifāya [enough], George Ishāq, has rejected the calls of leader of the Washington-based US Coptic Association (USCA), Michael Munīr, to hold...
Walīd ‘Urābī writes on the recent visit of Coptic activist Michael Munīr to Egypt.
A critique of the controversial work of researcher Yustina Saleh on the 2nd article of the Egyptian constitution, which states that sharī‘a is the main source of law.
On a visit to Cairo, Michael Munīr, head of the US Copts Association, spent a week meeting politicians, party leaders and high-ranking officials. The visit coincided with President Husnī Mubārak’s recent decree to delegate authority of building and restoring churches to governors, which Munīr...
Meunier, the leader of the U.S. Copts Association, recently visited Egypt and met with authorities. Members of the associated are angry that he did so without their involvement and claim that he had no right to speak for their organization or for Copts in general. He refutes their claims.
Several key Brotherhood members have exerted painstaking efforts trying to initiate dialogue, particularly in Coptic circles and industry and decision-making spheres in the West, but to no avail. Brotherhood murshid [guide] Muhammad Mahdī ‘Ākif denied statements about his contacts and dialogue with...
An article about the work of the Center for Arab-West Understanding from Dutch newspaper Trouw. [Editor AWR: This article is very sharp. Senior editor Eildert Mulder has used formulations that Hulsman would never have used, but this is related to Mulder’s own experiences in Egypt and the Arab world...

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