WASHINGTON, May 17, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity is outraged at the barbaric application of Sharia law in Sudan which yesterday resulted in a judge sentencing a Christian woman, Meriam Yahia Ibrahim, to death by hanging for ‘apostasy.’ Ibrahim is 9 months pregnant and has also been sentenced to receive 100 lashes after giving birth for having intercourse with her own Christian husband.
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity strongly condemns the latest attack on Egypt's Copts by the Muslim Brotherhood and their allies—and calls on the U.S. government to do likewise.
WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity is deeply saddened to learn of the unexpected passing of Reverend Keith Roderick in Springfield, Illinois on March 10th.
February 27, 2014 (Washington, DC)
Coptic Solidarity urges Senator Lee (R-UT) and Senator Coburn (R-OK) to remove their holds on Senate bill 653 which are the only measures currently preventing this important bill from passage.
This initiative has been supported by a large group of NGOs dedicated to the issue, and nearly all federal legislators making these holds all the more ludicrous. Holding S. 653 is not an effective way to cut wasteful spending or unwieldy bureaucracy.
Protecting against the creation of unnecessary bureaucracy is a laudable goal. Yet, it is asinine to block one small effort to support religious freedom for those suffering such extreme violence when it will create no additional cost, as .
The share of countries with a high or very high level of reached a six-year peak in 2012… and that the sharpest increase was in the Middle East and North Africa.”
Coptic Solidarity President, Adel Guindy noted, “Rarely do legislators have such a clear opportunity to support the American ideals of human rights and religious freedom. It would be a shame for these two Republican Senators to develop a legacy as the only legislators preventing further protection and help for religious minorities who are literally being cleansed from their homelands. ”
Coptic Solidarity is a U.S. public charity organization under section 501 (C) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are deductible under Section 170 of the Code.
Coptic Solidarity 2014 Conference
The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 26-28, 2014.