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Prominent Political Activist Shares “Harrowing” Probation Experience

By POMED – In his first interview since being released from prison, Alaa Abdel Fattah, a prominent Egyptian activist who served five years in jail for demonstrating against the draconian [...]

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Court Ruling: Equal Inheritance for Men and Women

By Youssef Sidhom – Watani –  Problems on hold Today I tackle yet another problem which deeply irks me and which I have vowed not to drop, this being the inequality between Egyptian [...]

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Muslim Clerics Threaten Sudanese Christian in Egypt

Morning Star News –  Days after Muslim leaders in Egypt came to his apartment to warn him to return to Islam, a Sudanese Christian in Cairo received a death threat by phone last week, he [...]

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American University Cairo religion professor loses post in academic freedom fight

By Gilgamesh Nabeel and Mina Nader – Religion News Service –  A Saudi billionaire whose father endowed a chair in comparative religion at the American University in Cairo has [...]

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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 [...]