Grossly Inadequate Iraq Response by UN and Obama, Says Coptic Solidarity

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity condemns the grossly inadequate and slow response by the international community to the ongoing genocide and humanitarian crisis in Iraq driven by ISIL Jihadists against religious and ethnic minorities. The founding words of the United Nations, "Never Again" ring hollow as the UN and powerful member states lack the will-power to intervene and stop the genocide of religious minorities, yet again.

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Coptic Solidarity Urges Immediate International Action on Iraqi Genocide

 

 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.

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Coptic Solidarity Hails New ‘Friends of Egypt’ Caucus in US Congress

 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).

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Coptic Solidarity Applauds Passage of Special Envoy Bill for Religious Minorities in Middle East

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.

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Arab Spring, Its Consequences On Minorities - Closing Statement By Coptic Solidarity Conference

 

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.

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Coptic Solidarity 2014 Conference

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

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