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22 Aug 2013 description

AKRON, Pa. – Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) continues to support its church partners in Egypt with their development projects and health and educational programs, in spite of being hampered by political violence, some of it directed at Christians.

Violence in Egypt escalated on Aug. 14 when Egypt’s armed forces violently cleared sit-ins by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Hundreds of protestors were among more than 500 people killed that day, according to numerous media reports.

23 Feb 2011 description

WINNIPEG, Man. - All Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) international workers moved from Egypt during the recent turmoil are returning to their work placements in Egypt.

The decision to send 13 MCC international staff, including two children, back to Egypt was made in consultation with MCC partner organizations in Egypt who have assured MCC that life is returning to normal following President Hosni Mubarak's resignation Feb.