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U.S. COPTS ASSOCIATION TO HOLD WHITE HOUSE DEMONSTRATION AGAINST ANTI-CHRISTIAN HATE CRIMES IN EGYPT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PHONE: 202.737.3660

Web site: www.copts.com
Email: copts@copts.com

The U.S. Copts Association will hold a peaceful demonstration on Wednesday, April 19th, 2006 on the White House sidewalk and in front of the Egyptian Embassy in Washington , D.C. to protest the recent terrorist attacks by Islamist extremists against Christian churchgoers in Alexandria , Egypt , the ensuing anti-Christian mob violence and property destruction, and the Egyptian government’s evasive response to the attacks.

The demonstration, which will comprise Coptic and non-Coptic protestors from several states around the U.S. and which will be led by U.S. Copts president Michael Meunier, will take place between 11:00 AM and 1:20 PM on the White House sidewalk and 1:40 PM to 2:30 PM at the Egyptian Embassy.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 19, 2006, 11:00 AM to 1:20 PM and 1:40 PM to 2:30 PM

WHERE: White House Sidewalk (11:00 AM) and Egyptian Embassy (1:40 PM), Washington , D.C.

WHO: U.S. Copts Association with U.S. Copts President Michael Meunier

CONTACT: TEL (202) 737-3660, FAX (202) 737-3661