Coptic Solidarity fully supports the reauthorization of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) as this unique entity performs a critical function in reporting and advocating for greater religious freedom worldwide.
Soon after the end of the month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr, another Christian church in Egypt came under attack.
Three young Christians were arrested last Saturday in Alexandria on charges of “contempt for Islam.”
I am humbled to send you this first letter as the new president of Coptic Solidarity, after your board elected me during its last meeting following our Sixth Annual Conference which was held in Washington, DC during the period June 11-13, 2015.
Dozens of “incensed” Muslims in Egypt congregated before the house of a Christian on the accusation that was trying to transform his home into a church. Security arrived in time to disperse angry Muslims before acts of violence were committed.
Coptic Solidarity 2015 Conference
The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 11-13, 2015.