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ICC Note:

ICC has heard these same allegations for years in Pakistan as well.

NY Post

December 26, 2005
— WASHINGTON — The State Department has launched an investigation into whether hard-line Islamic employees at the U.S Embassy in Egypt are working behind the scenes to deny visas to Coptic Christians, The Post has learned.

State Department officials are closely examining 15 to 20 Egyptian employees of the embassy’s consular section after top officials received complaints from lawyers and human-rights groups about discriminatory behavior toward the Copts seeking visas to the United States , sources said.

Hundreds, possibly thousands, may have been wrongly denied visas, sources said…