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Annual State Department Report Confirms Systematic Discrimination Against Religious Minorities in Egypt

By Coptic Solidarity –  July 9, 2019 On June 21, 2019, the State Department released its annual report on International Religious Freedom, which documents the state of religious freedom in [...]

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The Reality of Church Construction in Egypt

By Ishak Ibrahim – TIMEP – Egypt’s 2016 Church Construction Law established what was, on its face, a streamlined process for the construction of churches, and also provided for a [...]

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Religious Freedom Week: The Persecution of Copts in Egypt

By Marlo Safi – National Review – Last week, I attended the Coptic solidarity conference in Washington, D.C. The title of the two-day long conference was “Egypt’s Copts: Prospects of [...]

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Coptic Christian Arrested for Allegedly Insulting Islam on Facebook in Egypt

By Morning Star News –  A young Coptic Christian man has been arrested near Cairo, Egypt for allegedly insulting Islam after a hacker posted material on his Facebook page, he and family [...]

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World Coptic Day: On June 1, Remember the Persecuted

By Marlo Safi – National Review – In the Middle East, Christians have been facing a wave of persecution that has decimated their populations in countries such as Syria, Iraq, and [...]

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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 [...]