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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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US Country Report on Human Rights Practices in Egypt for 2018

By Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor – State Department – Executive Summary According to its constitution, Egypt is a republic governed by an elected president and [...]

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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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Who Is Sisi of Egypt? A Salafi.

By Ramy Aziz -Middle East Quarterly (Spring 2019) – Abdel Fattah al-Sisi came to power in July 2013 through a military coup, supported by many sectors of Egyptian society that wanted to rid [...]

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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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Policeman Sentenced to Death for Killing Two Copts in Minya

By Nader Shukry – Watani – Minya Criminal Court last week handed a death sentence to the policeman Rabie Mustafa Khalifa for shooting to death two Copts in the city of Minya some [...]

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Kidnapping, Torture in Egypt of Christian Woman from Sudan Highlights Convert Pressures

By Morning Star News –  A Christian mother from Sudan had deep cause for fear last November when her Muslim brother went to her church in Cairo, Egypt with a photo of her husband and asked [...]