ARAB SPRING… 93,000 Christians Have Fled Egypt Since March

Christian leaders called off a peaceful sit-in protest this spring after the protesters were attacked by Muslim thugs.

Egyptian Coptic Christians stop a man trying to throw a stone during clashes in front of the state television building where they were protesting against recent attacks on Christians and churches in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, May 15, 2011. Egypt’s top Christian leader called on his followers Sunday to end a weeklong sit-in in front of a government building on the Nile after a mob attacked the Christian protesters and their supporters, injuring 67. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

Nearly 93,000 Christians have fled Egypt since March.
Al Masry Al Youm reported, via ROP:

Nearly 93,000 Coptic Christians have left Egypt since 19 March, a report by an Egypt-based Coptic NGO has said.

The number may increase to 250,000 by the end of 2011, according to Naguib Gabriel, the head of the Egyptian Federation of Human Rights, which released the report.

The current trend of Coptic immigration endangers the structure of Egypt’s population, Gabriel told Al-Masry Al-Youm on Sunday. He urged the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and the Egyptian cabinet to work on curbing the phenomenon.

Gabriel based the data stated in the report on information from Coptic churches and communities abroad.

“Nearly 16,000 migrated to California, while 10,000 moved to New Jersey, 8000 to New York, and 8000 to other American states,” according to Gabriel. “Around 14,000 left to Australia, 17,000 to Canada, and 20,000 settled in the Netherlands, Italy, England, Austria, Germany and France.”

Gabriel attributed the Coptic emigration to hardline Salafi groups seeking to apply Islamic law, deny Copts senior government posts, and reduce incoming tourism.
He also blamed attacks on Coptic churches and the government’s failure to bring attackers to justice.

Coptic author Kamal Zakher said the numbers in the report were exaggerated, but that concern over Coptic immigration is justifiable.

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  • redpillpatriot

    It’s weird how much the Nazis and the MOOSLIMS have in common, and how the Tea Party has absolutely nothing in common with Nazis, yet we see who gets the label.

    Weird……. And now we have them getting favorable treatment over here, just like the gays, and all the other PC “protected” people.

  • american patriot

    Arab Spring is the same as Springtime for Hitler is the same as NO Saturday people AND NO Sunday people.

  • Mad Hatter

    I”m sure this is part of the Hope and Change Obama was hoping for in Egypt.

  • STeveB

    Heck, I hope they all come over here. As political refugees, they they can legitiimately claim asylum. Copts I’ve met have been hard-working decent folks and many of them have needed skills in sciences, engineering, and medicine. The more the merrier.

  • Rock

    Oh yea, America will be so much better off with these heathen death merchants allowed within her borders and infecting the schools, government, and the courts. Keep burying your heads in the sand you liberal freaks and clueless can’t we all just get along, turn the other cheek morons. Fact of nature put a mouse in a snake den, and something is going to die.

  • Rhoda R

    Steve B: I agree. Sad that they’re being hounded out of their homes but the US can definately use productive immigrants.

  • Jesse

    Copts are Arab immigrants worth supporting!

  • bubba

    STeveB === Perfect plan!

  • Mad Hatter

    Something I didn’t catch the first time I read the article. Did you notice they’re feeling to Western Civilization countries?

    Interesting, yet not surprising, how they’re not fleeing to Muslim countries.

  • Rock

    Well time that wrong, my comments where not directed at SteveB #4, but the insistence by the State Department on allowing the Islamic faith to flourish here.

  • yes bring them here, we don’t have anybody out of work. more people to put on food stamps.

  • bigkahuna

    Well when all the Christians are gone Nuke the pedophile filled turd depot

  • WOW, 93K if there were one assailant for every

    Christian fleeing I would be almost outta ammo.

    That’s alot of zombies! Got over a thousand rounds

    Loaded in magazines. Good enough for SEIU thugs.

    Powder is dry

  • Molon Labe

    But where can American Christians go to escape the left and secularists (I know they are one and the same) that seek to end their religious liberties?

  • Hubcap

    Our elected officials and appointed officials betrayed our trust. They all must be voted out of office soon as possible. America is a Christian Republic and all our laws are written according to our Christian beliefs. There is no reason for any cult to invade our country and demand anything. Either they are with us or against us…if the latter then they must pack up and leave our country. Our soldiers are not fighting and dying for a vicious hateful cult to take over our American way of life.

  • Anne B.

    “The current trend of Coptic immigration endangers the structure of Egypt’s population, Gabriel told Al-Masry Al-Youm on Sunday.”

    How so?

  • Imagine what will happen to Christians here in America if there is a “Liberal Spring”?

  • Sam Stone

    More ethnic cleansing that never gets talked about because the ones being cleansed are not Muslims.

  • Sam Stone

    Now we see why the “Christian” Obama said “we are not a Christian nation….”

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  • Buster

    I feel sorry for the ones going to California. They should go to Texas instead.

  • MPaura

    In a few years the US will be as bad as Egypt with CAIR and Obama giving away US freedoms to the muslims.
    Obama supported the rebels in Egypt. Obama told Mubarak to step down even though they had stable government and society for 30years. Obama sent US taxpayer money to the rebels (muslims). Obama is complicit with every murder that happens here in Egypt.
    This is how Obama shows that he really is a Christian. Really, he is. He said he is therefore he must be. Never mind his actions, you must listen to his words.

  • Joanne

    This is why it is better to have an enemy you know than an enemy you don’t.

  • Miguel

    I don’t see how 17K just decided to go live in Canada. We would’ve heard about this.

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