Egypt’s Copts protest “disappearance of girls”

A Coptic woman praying during church service. Photo by Joseph Mayton

Mohamed Abdel Salam and Joseph Mayton 29/2/2012 CAIRO: A number of Egypt Coptic Christian protesters organized a demonstration on Tuesday in front of Parliament to protest what they called “the disappearance and abduction of Coptic girls,” where the families of the missing girls took part in the protest organized by the Association of Victims of Abduction and ...

Egypt’s Christians want political party

1/2/2012 Mohamed Abdel Salam CAIRO: A number of Coptic Christian activists said on Tuesday that they agreed on the need for the establishment of an independent political Coptic Council away from the influence of the Coptic Church, pointing to the continued policy of marginalization of the Coptic community in Egypt, especially after the revolution, and described ...

Prominent Coptic activist calls on Minister of Justice to investigate Two Saints Church bombing

A delegation of rights activists have called upon the Ministry of Justice to investigate the bombing of the Two Saints Church in Alexandria.

Mohamed Abdel Salam 23/1/2012 CAIRO: Prominent Coptic activist and lawyer Naguib Gabriel, the head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization, called upon Adel Abdul-Hamid, Egypt’s Minister of Justice, to mandate an investigation into the bombings of the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, which took place on December 31, 2011. Gabriel and delegation from ...