Coptic Solidarity Launches Advocacy Campaign for Imprisoned Christian Mohammed Hegazi

Washington, DC. - December 18, 2014 - /CNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity announces the launch of an advocacy campaign seeking the immediate and unconditional release of Mohammed Hegazi.  Mr. Hegazi -- who goes by his adopted Christian name Bishoy Armeya Boulos -- has been the subject of numerous spurious charges and sentences, prolonged detentions and threats to his and his family’s lives.  He has been targeted for the mere attempt in 2007 to reflect his personal conversion by applying to formerly change the religious status from Muslim to Christian on his state-issued identification card.  

 

Coptic Solidarity Condemns Egyptian Plans for 'Morality Police'

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity condemns in the strongest terms the draft law for community policing, which through a misplaced effort to provide security threatens the further imposition of Islamists' values over Egyptian citizens.  If promulgated by President El-Sisi, this legislation would put at risk fundamental human and individual rights of all Egyptians, and obliterate the freedoms gained through the ousting of the Muslim Brotherhood regime.

 

Coptic Solidarity: Maspero Massacre Victims Still Without Justice in Egypt

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three years ago, the Egyptian armed forces unleashed a violent attack against Coptic protesters, resulting in the deaths of at least 28 individuals.  Coptic Solidarity calls on Egypt to render justice and urges to make October 9 a Day of Memorial for the victims.

 

Copts Urge El-Sissi to Implement Equality for All Egyptians

 

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President El-Sissi addresses the UN this week. We support the overall progress he has brought to Egypt and recognize the plethora of issues he has to address.  Yet, Copts remain disappointed with the lack of attention given to the systematic discrimination under which they live. 

NGO Briefing and Press Conference in the Congress on Tuesday Sept. 9

 NGO Briefing and Press Conference will be held in House Cannon Building 402 (CHOB)on Tuesday September 9th at 5:30 PM

 

Theme:  For an internationally protected zone for Yazidis, Christians and other minorities in Iraq

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Fifth Annual Conference

Coptic Solidarity 2014 Conference

The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 26-28, 2014.

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CS Writing Contest

Marina Shalaby, a researcher at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, is declared the winner of the Coptic Solidarity Writing Contest for 2014.(Click Here)

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