No Break for Islamist Hate

By Raymond Ibrahim – Exclusive to Coptic Solidarity – At a time when the lives of the people of Egypt have been, like the lives of most people around the world, disrupted by [...]


Coptic Christian Family Attacked in Upper Egypt; Adult Son in Intensive Care

By Morning Star News –  A Coptic Christian is in critical condition after he, his mother and brother were stabbed in Egypt on Sunday night (Nov. 17), according to media reports. The Muslim [...]


Agreement partially reopens St. Samuel Monastery road, but leaves broader security concerns unresolved

By – Mada Masr –  Security measures on the road leading to the St. Samuel Monastery in Minya where seven Coptic Christians were killed in a militant attack in early November were once [...]


Egypt Defends Its Human Rights Record at UN Body

By – POMED –  According to a Ministry statement [Ar], Shoukry also emphasized that the UNHRC must respect cultural diversity in discussing human rights and cannot selectively target [...]


Coptic exodus from al-Arish

By Watani International –  The plight of the Copts in the North Sinai town of al-Arish is irking Egypt in its entirety. Arish Copts have been fleeing town since 22 February 2017 in the wake [...]


Merkel under fire for downplaying concerns about Egyptian rights

By Reuters – A Christian cleric on Thursday criticised Chancellor Angela Merkel for kowtowing to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and downplaying human rights concerns as she headed [...]


Egyptian Copt widow: ‘Gunmen who killed my husband and son then ticked them off their IS hit-list’

By World Watch Monitor –  A Coptic Christian mother in North Sinai who saw her son and husband killed in front of her in their home says she then saw the gunman calmly tick off her loved [...]


American, Egyptian Politicians Condemn Sadat’s Expulsion from Parliament

By POMED – U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) issued a statement yesterday regarding the dismissal of MP Mohamed Anwar al-Sadat from Parliament. McCain stated that al-Sadat’s “dismissal [...]


Jihadis Target Copts, Triggering Fears of Broader Assaults Against Religious Minority

By Heba Saleh – Financial Times – Issaf Sameh, 10, tapped the side of his head and then his forehead to indicate where the bullets that killed his grandfather struck. Masked Isis militants [...]


How far does road to equality stretch for Egypt’s Christians?

By Dina Ezzat, Ahram Online – “I was praying for health and comfort; for my family, especially those of my children in Canada and Australia, and of course for my country, but things still [...]

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