Islamic State Attacks in Paris Must Galvanize World Leaders to Confront Jihadist Terrorism

Coptic Solidarity condemns in the strongest possible terms the November 13 barbaric attacks in Paris by Islamic State jihadists.







"Middle East Christian Committee" Advocate at the UN for Yezidis and Christians Facing Genocide

WASHINGTONNov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten leaders representing member organizations of the Middle East Christian Committee (MEHCRIC), recently met with the United Nations permanent missions of RussiaFrance, and the US, and with Ambassador Terje Roed-Larsen to advocate for Yezidis and Christians, many of whom are undergoing genocide in Iraq and Syria at the hands of ISIS. 



Coptic Solidarity Supports Global Repeal of Blasphemy Laws

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Coptic Solidarity launched an advocacy campaign in support of House Resolution 290 which calls for the global repeal of blasphemy laws.  Representative Joe Pitts (R-PA) introduced the bill on behalf of himself and Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D – CA) on June 2nd.

Support for Egypt’s War Against Terrorism Essential, But Need Not Preclude Human Rights - Says Coptic Solidarity

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity strongly supports President El-Sisi's declared war on terrorism to combat Islamist forces intent on impeding a stable and prosperous future for Egypt. The necessary combatting of terrorism, however, need not, and must not, inhibit the advancement of equal rights for all Egyptians.


Coptic Solidarity Conference Provides Key Recommendation to Stop Genocide of Minorities in Middle East

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity hosted its 6th Annual Conference June 11-12th in Washington, DC to discuss the rising persecution of religious minorities in the Middle East. This past February, ISIS captured and martyred 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya followed by the murder of 30 Ethiopian Christians. Coptic Solidarity, host of the event, works to help Copts in Egypt and Middle East minorities achieve equal human rights.



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Sixth Annual Conference

Coptic Solidarity 2015 Conference

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


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