October 19, 2011, 12:00 - 1:30 PM - Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters
The Coptic Winter:
What Does the Massacre at Maspero Mean for Egypt's Christians?
12:00 - 1:30 PM
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Shea, Tadros, Werthmuller, Trager
The world was shocked by violence directed against a Coptic Christian protest march in the streets of Cairo on October 9. Egyptian authorities and others brutally dispersed a demonstration of mostly Coptic Christians, who had been protesting the failure of the caretaker Egyptian government to protect them against increasing attacks by extremist Muslims. While the Copts mourn their dead, and the Egyptian military evades responsibility for its role, there has not been a clear understanding of this development’s implications for
Hudson's Center for Religious Freedom held a briefing and discussion of these issues with Samuel Tadros and Kurt Werthmuller, Research Fellows at Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom, and Eric Trager, Ira Weiner Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Center Director Nina Shea moderated the discussion.
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