Assyria: Call for Support for the Plight of the Iraqi and Egyptian Christians
The Assyrian Universal Alliance is urging to support the rally organized by the Australian Coptic Movement to commemorate the victims of the church massacre on the New Year’s Eve in Alexandria.
Below is a press release published by The Assyrian Universal Alliance:
The Assyrian Universal Alliance – Australia Chapter is calling on all Assyrians to support the rally that is organized by the Australian Coptic Movement in conjunction with the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Sydney to commemorate the victims of the church massacre on the eve of the 2011 New Year in Alexandria, Egypt and to support the plight of the Assyrians, the indigenous people of Iraq.
The aims of the rally are:
1. To show solidarity with all persecuted Christians in Egypt, Iraq, Africa, the Middle East and around the world.
2. To raise awareness among the Australian community about the plight of the indigenous Christians in Egypt, and protest the terror threats made against Australians.
3. To support the plight of the indigenous Assyrians of Iraq for an autonomous region on the historical Assyrian lands in the north of the country.
4. To bring this serious issue to the attention of Australia's Federal and State politicians.
Details: 11:00am sharp on 19th January 2011
At Martin Place, Sydney
We are looking forward to your support.
Assyrian Universal Alliance - Australia Chapter
PO Box 34, Fairfield NSW 1860 Australia
E-mail: [email protected]