The UK Ambassador to Egypt comments on his country's statement on Egypt's human rights review in Geneva
The UK has expressed its support for a "stable and democratic" Egypt, saying it encourages the government to implement "fundamental freedoms.”
Pope Tawadros II says now is not the right time to talk about the Maspero killings.
Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church won't support a specific electoral list in upcoming elections as all the lists include Christians, said Pope Tawadros II, the country's highest Coptic leader.
Blistering criticism came as human rights groups said that conditions in Egypt have worsened in recent years, rather than improved, and warned that their work to highlight abuses is becoming increasingly difficult.
An angry mob tortured the Christian couple and then threw them in a Brick kiln furnace to be burnt to death following allegations they had burnt the Quran.
The atrocity took place on Nov. 4, in Kot Radha Kishan, a small town about 40 miles from Lahore – the capital of Punjab.
An unprecedented gathering will take place this Friday and Saturday in Olso, Norway, when members of parliament from around the world will meet to discuss how to jointly combat rising religious persecution and coordinate to protect religious freedom for everyone everywhere.
Coptic Solidarity 2014 Conference
The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 26-28, 2014.