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From Egypt: A list of recently reported assaults on Coptic Christians

By Dr. Ashraf Ramelah – Canada Free Press –  On August 22, in the village of Al Zenika located in the Province of Luxor (Upper Egypt), Islamists demanded the stoppage of prayer in the [...]

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Multi-faith letter in Support of H.Res. 673

 By Coptic Solidarity –  Today the International Religious Freedom Roundtable sent a multi-faith letter to Chairmen Royce and Ros-Lehtinen signed by 41 organizations and individuals to ask [...]

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Coptic Christians Deprived of Home Worship Hall in Egypt

By Morning Star News –  Nearly a year after declaring that attacks on Christians had hit a level not seen in decades, a Coptic Orthodox bishop in Egypt continues to lament a stream of [...]

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EIPR condemns the pressure exerted on ‘Dimshaw’ Copts to accept customary reconciliation And demands the trial of the attackers, compensating the victims and building a church in the village

By Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights – The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemns the pressure exerted by state authorities on the affected Copts in the village of [...]

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Coptic Solidarity Hosts Third Annual Modern Coptic Martyrs Remembrance Day on October 3

By Coptic Solidarity – For Immediate Release (Washington, DC) September 26, 2018 Coptic Solidarity encourages everyone to join on October 3, at the US Capitol Visitor Center, Room 200, from [...]

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Egypt: Unprecedented crackdown on freedom of expression under al-Sisi turns Egypt into open-air prison

By Amnesty International – The crackdown on freedom of expression under Egyptian President Abdelfattah al-Sisi has reached alarming new levels unparalleled in Egypt’s recent history, [...]

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Advocating for the Voiceless

By Lindsay Griffin –  I get a lot of blank stares when asked what I do. For starters, many Americans have never heard of Copts. I’m certain some initially think I’m talking about cops or [...]

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Egyptian Christians Report Rising Persecution

By International Christian Concern – International Christian Concern (ICC) has documented a sharp escalation of attacks against Coptic Christians in Egypt within the last two weeks. During [...]

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Closed churches force Copts to hold funerals in the streets

By WorldWatch Monitor –  Coptic Christians in various parts of Egypt have been left with no choice but to hold funeral services in the streets because of the closure of their churches. [...]

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Coptic Christians Shut Out of Worship

By 21 Wilberforce  – Speak Freedom Alert In Egypt, a law designed to open doors has served to close them instead. Dozens of Coptic Christian churches have been shut down since Law 80/2016, [...]