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An Advocacy Group Contradicts Egypt’s Official Rhetoric on the Situation of Copts

By Shady Negm – Special to the Tablet CAIRO — Last January, the Egyptian embassy in Washington D.C. published a document titled “Strengthening National Unity: Religious Freedom and [...]

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USCIRF Releases 2021 Annual Report with Recommendations for U.S. Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 21, 2021 USCIRF Releases 2021 Annual Report with Recommendations for U.S. PolicyNo Longer Recommends Three Countries for Special Watch List  Washington, D.C. – The [...]

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Coptic man Executed by Daesh in North Sinai

By Watani – Nabil Habashy Salama who was kidnapped in November 2020 from his home town of Bir al-Abd in North Sinai by Daesh, was executed by his captors. A video showing the execution was [...]

Joint NGO Letter to President Biden for Ramy Kamel’s Release

April 15, 2021 President Joseph R. BidenThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NWWashington, DC 20500 Dear President Biden, We write to you as an informal group of  43 organizations and [...]

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Christian Nurses Attacked, Arrested under Blasphemy Law in Pakistan

By Morning Star News – Two Christian nurses complying with a supervisor’s orders to remove stickers at a government hospital were arrested in Faisalabad, Pakistan on Friday (April 9) after [...]

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Killer of Coptic woman in Beni Mazar confesses crime

By Watani – A tuk tuk driver who earlier this month murdered the Coptic woman Mariam Moussa and her young son in Beni Mazar, Minya, some 250km south of Cairo, has confessed his crime. The [...]

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Egypt drops decade-old charges against NGOs

By Al-Monitor – An Egyptian investigative judge recently dropped charges against 20 NGOs involved in the 2011 foreign funding case that has raised global condemnation, in a move seen as a [...]

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Update on Imprisoned Student, Patrick Zaki

By POMED – After the Third Circuit Court renewed Patrick George Zaki’s detention order on April 5, his defense said that the judge was unqualified to manage Zaki’s detention [...]

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Iraqi Cardinal Calls for a Secular State, Separating Religion and Government

By Thomas D. Williams Breitbart – via AINA – Iraqi Cardinal Louis Raphaël Sako issued a bold proposal Monday for the establishment of a secular state in Iraq, separating religion from [...]

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First women judges appointed to Egypt’s Sate Council

By Madeleine Nader – Watani On 14 March 2021, Egypt’s State Council approved the appointment of a number of women judges, a first in the history of the Council. The State Council is Egypt’s [...]