WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The graphic confirmation yesterday of the barbaric beheadings of twenty-one Coptic Christian hostages by Islamic State terrorists lays bare the plight of the Middle East's largest non-Muslim community, and demands a forceful and sustained response from world leaders. The murders come after a plight that extended for six weeks and that witnessed desperate and repeated appeals of families of the victims to save their loved one.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- A new report by the Islamic State has just been published with photos alluding to the possible execution of the 21 Coptic Christian construction workers kidnapped from their place of employment in Sirte Libya. Coptic Solidarity condemns this heinous kidnapping and urges the Egyptian government to do everything possible to save the Coptic hostages.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2015 /Christian Newswire / -- Coptic Solidarity strongly condemns the systematic targeting by Islamic militants of Christian Copts in Libya, and urges Egypt and the international community to act immediately as the entire migrant community is in grave danger.
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.
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 2015 Conference
The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 11-13, 2015.