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“Reconciling” Egypt’s Coptic Christians to Second-Class Status

By Raymond Ibrahim – Special for Coptic Solidarity – It has been said that Egypt is the land of eternal changelessness, often in connection with the ever reliable and cyclical flooding of the [...]

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USCIRF’s 2018 Report on Egypt: An Assessment by Coptic Solidarity

USCIRF’s 2018 Report on Egypt: An Assessment by Coptic Solidarity (Washington, DC)  May 6, 2019 The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released its annual report on [...]

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Coptic Solidarity Condemns Continued Closure of Coptic Churches

By Coptic Solidarity –  Coptic Solidarity strongly condemns the closure of the Anba Karas building by the police in Sohag, Egypt on April 13, after Muslim mobs repeatedly protested in front [...]

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The Double Talk of Trump’s Favorite Dictator

By Stephen McInerney and Amy Hawthorne – POMED –  Sisi’s supporters praise his religious tolerance. They shouldn’t. Earlier this year, U.S. President Donald Trump’s praise of one of [...]

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Rep. Hill Calls on President Trump to Defend Coptic Christians in Meeting with Egyptian President el-Sisi

By Office of US Congressman French Hill – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 9, 2019 Rep. Hill Calls on President Trump to Defend Coptic Christians in Meeting with Egyptian President el-Sisi [...]

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How Egypt’s Judiciary Enables the Victimization of Coptic Christians

By Raymond Ibrahim – Special for Coptic Solidarity – On Sunday, March 17, the ruling court in Minya, Egypt, recused itself and stepped down from two ongoing cases concerning the [...]

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Long read: The history of religious persecution in Egypt

By FoRB in full –  A Blog by Christian Solidarity Worldwide –  In November 2018, seven Coptic Christians were killed and 18 injured when terrorists attacked the bus they were [...]

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Egyptian Christians Left With Nowhere To Pray But The Street

By NPR – Morning Edition   In the Egyptian province with the biggest percentage of Christians, the government has refused to grant permits for churches. Tens of thousands of people [...]

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Christians locked out of church building hold third funeral on streets of Egyptian village

By Barnabas Fund –  Christians in Egypt were forced to hold a third funeral on the streets of Koum al-Raheb village in the first week of February because their only church building was [...]

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Coptic Solidarity Honors the 21 Modern Martyrs Killed in Libya

By Coptic Solidarity –  This week in 2015, 21 men were brutally beheaded on a Mediterranean beach in Libya, by members of ISIS. They had been captured by ISIS a few months earlier and [...]