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Egypt Muslims to act as "human shields" at Coptic Christmas Eve mass

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  • ambrois@xtra.co.nz
    http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/3216.aspx Extract: Although 2011 started tragically, I feel it will be a year of eagerly anticipated change, where Egyptians
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 6, 2011
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      http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/3216.aspx

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      "Although 2011 started tragically, I feel it will be a year of eagerly anticipated change, where Egyptians will stand against sectarianism and unite as one," Father Rafaeil Sarwat of the Mar-Mina church told Ahram Online.

      "The Coptic priest was commenting on the now widespread call by Muslim intellectuals and activists upon Egyptian Muslims at large to flock to Coptic churches across the country to attend Coptic Christmas Eve mass, to show solidarity with the nation's Coptic minority, but also to serve as "human shields" against possible attacks by Islamist militants."


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