NSW police have asked the organisers to relocate the event to Martin Place due to larger than expected turnout and the fact that Commonwealth St, Surry Hills is too narrow.
The Coptic Community Sydney Protest
Martin Place Amphitheatre, Sydney.
Saturday 21 May 2011
Start time: 11 am
Finishing Time: 3 pm.
This protest has been arranged for the following reasons:
1. In support of the 40,000 Coptic brothers and sisters currently protesting in Mespero Cairo Egypt.
2. Against the ongoing and increasing movement of kidnapping, rape and forced conversions of our teenaged girls, women and children.
3. Human rights violations against Copts due to unjust arrest and imprisonment of innocent Copts and
4. 40 years of ongoing attacks on our churches, monasteries, and the Christian faith .
5. Attacks and threats made against our father His Holiness Pope Shenouda III
On behalf of the Organizing
Protest Committee for 21 May 2011