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Islamic mob attacks elderly Christian woman, burns down homes after son accused of affair with Muslim woman in Egypt

By Lorraine Caballero- Christian Daily –  On May 19, the Christian man took his family and fled from the province of Minya for fear that they would be killed over rumors of his alleged [...]

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Wave of Kidnappings Rock Upper Egypt’s Christian Community – Part 2

By Sandra Elliot – International Christian Concern –  The following is the second of six accounts from Christian women and girls who were affected by this vicious phenomenon during [...]

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Egypt: Human rights activist working with Coptic Christians arrested, charged with terrorism

By Florence Taylor-  Christian Today – A human rights defender who worked with the coptic community has been arrested and charged with belonging to a terrorist group in Egypt, according to [...]

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Why Sisi Fears Egypt’s Liberals

By Muhammad Mansour – Foreign Affairs – In recent days, Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi has seemed less interested in his usual repression of Islamists and more determined to [...]

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Pope and top imam embrace in historic Vatican meeting

By AFP – Pope Francis embraced the grand imam of Cairo’s Al-Azhar Mosque at the Vatican on Monday in a historic encounter both sides hope will lead to greater understanding and [...]

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Egypt Parliament to discuss easing restrictions on church building

By World Watch Monitor –  Once again the Egyptian Parliament is considering a proposal on the construction of churches that Christians hope will narrow the country’s religious inequality [...]

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Is al-Sisi following in the Footsteps of late Pakistani President Zia ul Haq?

By Magdi Khalil – Coptic Solidarity Executive Committee Member In January 2015, Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi gave a speech in front of Islamic scholars at Al-Azhar University, [...]

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USCIRF’S 2015 Report on Egypt: An Assessment

By Coptic Solidarity – Although it has made some progress in religious freedom, Egypt still deserves to be labeled as a Country of Particular Concern—the worst designation, which would [...]

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Coptic Solidarity Announces 7th Annual Conference Amidst Efforts to Thwart Awareness of the Event

By Coptic Solidarity –  Christian Newswire –  Coptic Solidarity will host its 7th Annual Conference in Washington, DC June 9-10, 2016. The conference theme is The Future of Egypt’s [...]

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U.S. doubles down on Egypt’s dictator

By Josh Rogin and Eli Lake – Bloomberg View –  Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has been trampling human rights, the rule of law and freedom of the press since he became Egypt’s president [...]

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