Activists Warn Congress of Christian ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ in Mideast

 

Every day, thousands of Christians in the Middle East are brutally persecuted by Islamic jihadists demanding they convert to Islam or pay the penalties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Egypt Cybercrimes Law a Potential Threat to Liberties: Activists

Egypt’s upcoming cybercrimes law may be backed by security experts, but activists warn that it may be used to further silence criticism.

 

A new law regulating cybercrimes has already been approved by Egypt’s cabinet and only awaits presidential approval.

 

 

‘You Are a Target’: Muslim Extremists Terrorize Egypt’s Coptic Christians

“It is astonishing that Coptic citizens’ exercise of their constitutional, legal right to worship and build, renovate and reconstruct houses of worship is still hostage to the approval of a majority of the area’s residents.”

 

 

 

 

Islamic State Executes 300 Yazidi Hostages in Iraq

 

Militants shot to death captive Yazidis at a prison camp in northern Iraq, according to the Yazidi Progress Party, the latest mass killing carried out by the extremists targeting the sect

 

 

 

 

‘Egyptian Government Clamps Down on Rights Groups, Seeking their Eradication’

The undersigned organizations utterly reject and condemn the increasingly aggressive actions taken by the Egyptian government and the investigating bodies against civil society, especially rights groups. We believe the goal of these measures is to slowly strangle the work of rights groups in part by pursuing legal actions based on repressive laws. The ongoing harassment of civil society in Egypt contradicts all claims that the country is democratizing, a process in which these organizations are a basic building block.

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Coptic Solidarity 2015 Conference

The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 11-13, 2015.

 

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