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Erdogan Talks of Making Hagia Sophia a Mosque Again, to International Dismay

By Carlotta Gall – The New York Times – The World Heritage site was once a potent symbol of Christian-Muslim rivalry, and it could become one once more. ISTANBUL — Since it was built in the [...]

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Egypt passes amendment appointing military advisers in each governorate

By Egypt Independent – Egypt’s House of Representatives on Monday approved a draft law submitted by the Prime Minister to amend some provisions to Law #55 of 1968 regarding public defense [...]

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La Russie inquiète des intentions turques pour Sainte-Sophie

Le Figaro – Le patriarche russe Kirill a déclaré qu’«une menace envers Sainte-Sophie est une menace pour l’ensemble de la civilisation chrétienne». Les autorités russes et [...]

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Christians Attacked in Sudan after Incitement by Mosque Leaders in Khartoum

By Morning Star News – Following calls from mosque leaders in east Khartoum, Sudan to rid their “Muslim area” of South Sudanese Christians, several Christians were attacked there and in [...]

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Christians a Welcome Scapegoat in Turkey

By Alexander Görlach – Deutsche Welle– via AINA – The persecution of Christians in Turkey continues. While the world is busy fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, dealing with mass [...]

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Egypt: Human Rights Orgs Condemn Public Prosecutor’s Inaction After Sanaa Seif’s Abduction; Demand Her Immediate Release

The undersigned human rights organizations condemn the series of violations against the family of arbitrarily detained activist and blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah, the latest of which was the arrest [...]

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Relatives of jailed activist Alaa Abdel Fattah assaulted outside Prison

By POMED – On June 21, relatives of jailed human rights activist and blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah were assaulted outside of the Tora Prison complex, where he is currently detained. Abdel [...]

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Italy requests legal residences of 5 Egyptian security officials to start Regeni trial in absentia

By Mada Masr – Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi Di Maio sent a letter to Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday to request the legal residences of five Egyptian security [...]

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Journalists arrested in Egypt amid crackdown on press freedoms

By Mada Masr – In yet another crackdown on press freedom in Egypt, journalist Mohamed Mounir was arrested by security forces at dawn this morning and taken to an unknown location for [...]

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81 killed in bloody Boko Haram attack in Nigerian village

By Bukola Adebayo and Isaac Abrak, CNN – Editor’s note: In this report by CNN, as well as many others by Western media, the identity of the victims as “Christians” is [...]