By Coptic Solidarity –
It Has Been 10 Years Since One Of The Darkest Days.
On October 9, 2011, the Egyptian Army murdered 27 Copts and injured 327 others for peacefully protesting.
Join Coptic Solidarity’s virtual Zoom program which will honor the participants, heroes, and martyrs from that day.
Virtual Zoom Program
Friday, October 8 at 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Re-Air Saturday, October 9 at Noon PM Eastern Standard Time
Confirmed Speakers Include:
- Fr. Filopater Gamil Aziz – Priest, Coptic Orthodox Church; Survivor of Maspero Massacre
- Prof. Dr. h.c. Heiner Bielefeldt – Chair of Human Rights and Human Rights Policy, Institute for Political Science of University of Erlangen-Nuremberg; Former UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Religion or Belief
- Ms. Mary Daniel – Sister of martyr Mina Daniel, a leading Coptic activist killed during the Maspero Massacre
- Dr. Frederick A. Davie – Commissioner, US Commission on Intl. Religious Freedom; Executive Vice President of the Union Theological Seminary
- Dr. Robert P. George – McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence & Director, James Madison Program, Princeton University; Former Chair of USCIRF
- Mr. Mohamed Gohar – Founder of 25TV who hid 17 Copts in his office building during the Maspero Massacre
- Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett – President of the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice: Former Chair of USCIRF
- Dr. Leila Souief – Mother of prisoners of conscience, Alaa Abd El Fattah and Sanaa Seif; Assistant Professor at Faculty of Science Cairo University
- Mr. Mina Thabet – Head of Policy, Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms; MENA Regional Coordinator, PEN International