WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity is gravely concerned for the future of indigenous religious minorities in the Middle East as the Islamic State continues to cleanse all religious minorities from areas in its control. The world has met such historical calamity with deafening silence and Coptic Solidarity urges immediate and concrete actions.
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity applauds the bi-partisan founding of a new 'Friends of Egypt Caucus' by US Representatives Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and Loretta Sanchez (D-CA). Additional members who have already joined the caucus include Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX), and Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY).
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity applauds the US Senate for passing S. 653, yesterday, which provides for the creation of a Special Envoy to promote religious freedom in the Near East and South Central Asia. This region is currently experiencing a cleansing of religious minorities and in particular, Christians, in countries such as Iraq and Syria.
WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity concluded its annual conference after two days of policy discussion on the Arab Spring and its consequences on Minorities. A Policy Education Day was hosted on Capitol Hill, showcasing participation by many members of Congress, by Middle East Christian NGOs, Muslim reformers, human rights and research foundations, and prominent intellectuals and experts. Additionally, the conference received widespread coverage by US, Arab, and international media.
WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Iraq to Sudan, from Syria to Libya, from Egypt to Iran, religious minorities, especially Christians, are suffering extreme persecution at the hands of Islamic governments, Jihadists or fundamentalists intent on relegating them to live as second class citizens, if not to chase them away from their millennial fatherlands. In response to this global travesty, Coptic Solidarity will host its Fifth Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., June 26 – 27 focusing on the theme: After Arab Spring, Middle East Christians Between Local Violence and International Indifference
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Coptic Solidarity 2014 Conference
The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 26-28, 2014.