Religious Minorities and Persons of Conscience Increasingly Prosecuted Using Unconstitutional Laws

After Luxor Appellate Misdemeanor Court gives teacher six months for defamation of religion: EIPR urges political authorities to intervene to stop these trials, which undermine citizenship and guarantees for religious freedoms

Read more: Religious Minorities and Persons of Conscience Increasingly Prosecuted Using Unconstitutional Laws

The ‘Rescue Meriam!’ Campaign

 

Please join us in speaking out against Meriam Ibrhaim’s impending beating and execution by sending a message

to your US legislators today!

 

Meriam was first imprisoned on adultery charges because a Muslim woman is prohibited from having relations with a Christian man, even if that man is her husband. Ibrahim’s husband, Daniel Wani, is a South Sudanese national who also has US citizenship. Meriam has been sentenced to receive 100 lashes for committing “adultery” with her own husband.

Read more: The ‘Rescue Meriam!’ Campaign

D.C. Rally for Meriam and for Sudan Human Rights on June 12-13

The government of Omar Al-Bashir, who is sought by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, still holds Meriam Ibrahim as prisoner. She awaits beheading according to the barbaric ruling by a Sharia court on accusation of “apostasy”

 

Join the demonstrations urging President Obama and the Sudan Government to #FreeMeriam and bring freedom and human rights to Sudan:

Read more: D.C. Rally for Meriam and for Sudan Human Rights on June 12-13

PLEDGE OF SOLIDARITY & CALL TO ACTION

On behalf of Christians and Other Small Religious Communities in Egypt, Iraq and Syria

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Congressional Midterm Scorecard for International Religious Freedom

Many issues compete for the time and attention of U.S. federal legislators. The majority of Congressmen and Senators believe in the importance of religious freedom, but too often IRF bills, resolutions, and letters do not receive sufficient attention. The purpose of this scorecard is to keep members apprised of the opportunities to support this important freedom. It also brings a measure of accountability, and much needed credit to those who are making IRF a priority.

Read more: Congressional Midterm Scorecard for International Religious Freedom

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Fifth Annual Conference

Coptic Solidarity 2014 Conference

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

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Marina Shalaby, a researcher at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, is declared the winner of the Coptic Solidarity Writing Contest for 2014.(Click Here)

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