WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity and its Egyptian secular allies and friends, are pleased to inform the public of the success of a visit by a bipartisan Congressional delegation to Egypt to strengthen the relationship between the American People and Egypt and to deepen the US-Egyptian alliance against terrorism and extremism.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Coalition comprising the Coptic Solidarity International, the World Maronite Union, and the Middle East Christian Committee, as well as several Middle East Christian organizations unequivocally oppose a US military intervention in Syria without a strategy to crumble the regime and defeat the Jihadists at the same time. The coalition also opposes aid sent to to Islamist groups claiming to be the opposition in Syria. As shown by polls, the vast majority of Americans support this view.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity and several Egyptian organizations in America plan to hold a peaceful rally in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, August 22 from 12:00 AM until 5:00 PM. The objective is to expose and denounce the terrorist acts by the Muslim Brotherhood and its allies, and to expose the bias of the Obama administration and certain American media towards the Brotherhood.
Participants will assemble at the main gate of the White House (West House Sidewalk) at 12:00, then move at 2:00 PM to the headquarters of The Washington Post followed by the headquarters of CNN. The march will end in front of the Egyptian military attache's office in Washington to show support for the Egyptian army in its role, mandated by the Egyptian people, who came out in millions, against the Brotherhood's terror.
Since August 14, 2013, the militias of the Muslim Brotherhood and their Jihadist allies waged unsolicited attacks killing over 90 police officers and security personnel and hundreds of innocent Egyptians. In unprecedented violence in Egypt's modern history, Islamists set ablaze 68 churches, monasteries, schools, orphanages and other Christian institutions and scores of Copt-owned houses and businesses. They burned museums, courts, police centers and other public institutions. The clear objective of the Brotherhood, dubbed by some Western media as having "renounced violence for a long time," is to drive Egypt into chaos and civil war.
Sinai is fast becoming a hotbed for terrorism that will not be limited to Egypt, but the area will certainly become a springboard to the Middle East and Europe. This catastrophic situation is a direct result of actions taken by Morsi's defunct regime, that released on presidential parole condemned terrorists and opened Egypt's borders to hundreds more from across the region.
Rally participants from the larger D.C. area will be joined by others from the East Coast and surrounding states.
For information please contact: - Magdi Khalil: 202-725-3091 -Ahmed Sobhy Mansour: 703-962-0874, -Atef Jacoub: 703-655-1700, -Ghada Badrawi: 571-501-9885, Adel Kobeish: 703-282-4729, Ahmed Fathy: 646-284-7839,
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PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Coptic Solidarity is gravely concerned that continued Western support for the Muslim Brotherhood is directly responsible for the violent tactics they are now using against Coptic Christians and transitional authorities. The months following Mubarak’s ouster prove that the Western cliché claiming the Muslim Brotherhood has renounced violence is unequivocally false.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity strongly supports resolution H.RES.329 on Egypt, recently introduced by Representative Trent Franks (AZ-8), with original cosponsors Reps. Rush Holt (NJ-12), Joseph Pitts (PA-16), and Albio Sires (NJ-8). This resolution calls for the support of the fundamental rights of all Egyptian citizens, equal access to justice and due process of law, and transparent and accountable governance in Egypt. (http://tinyurl.com/q4krr7p)
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