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40. Coptic migration figures of EUHRO disputed

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40. Coptic migration figures of EUHRO disputed
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2012
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26
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40
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June 28, 2012
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Jaco Stoop
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A press release of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organizations claimed on September 27 2011 that between February and September 2011 100,000 Christians had left Egypt in fear for violence and uncertainty. The claims of EUHRO were accepted in English language media without much questioning while Egyptian spokesmen and newspapers were more critical of the migration figures as presented by EUHRO. Jaco Stoop provides an overview.

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