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Coptic Solidarity Fact Check: Speech by President El-Sisi at the launch of the National Human Rights Strategy

By Coptic Solidarity – IntroductionPresident Abdel Fattah el-Sisi hosted an event in the New Administrative Capital on September 11, 2021 concerning  the launch of Egypt’s new National [...]

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Egypt Permits Women to Work in Egypt’s State Council, Public Prosecution

By Egyptian Streets – In a meeting with the Supreme Council of Judicial Bodies on Wednesday, it was announced in a historic decision that Egyptian women will be allowed to work in the State [...]

Joint Parliamentary Letter for Ramy Kamel

Editor’s Note: Coptic Solidarity and the CIHRS worked jointly on this advocacy letter with international parliamentarians. Ramy has now been in solitary confinement for nearly 16 months and [...]

FACTS vs. FICTION: Coptic Solidarity’s Fact-Checking of the ‘Religious Freedom and Diversity’ Document Issued by the Embassy of Egypt in the U.S.A.

By Coptic Solidarity – Standard Newswire(Washington, D. C.) March 17, 2021 Coptic Solidarity has just published a new resource which counters a document the Egyptian Embassy in Washington, [...]

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FACTS vs. FICTION: Coptic Solidarity’s Fact-Checking of the ‘Religious Freedom and Diversity’ Document Issued by the Embassy of Egypt in the U.S.A

By Coptic Solidarity The firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP has recently distributed “on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt” a pamphlet titled: [...]

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Amid human rights and foreign policy concerns, Egypt scrambling to reinforce US ties under Biden

By Ehsan Salah and Sharif Abdel Kouddous – Mada Masr In the weeks leading up the US presidential elections in November and through Joe Biden’s victory at the polls, officials in Egypt’s [...]

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Crackdown on EIPR sparks international condemnation

By Mada Masr The arrests of three staff members of one of Egypt’s leading human rights groups, including its executive director, has sparked condemnation from rights organizations, international [...]

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Candidacy of Coptic Orthodox priest in the elections reopens the debate on the participation of the clergy in politics

By Agenzia Fides The candidacy of Coptic Orthodox priest Paula Fouad (photo) in the next parliamentary elections reopens the debate on the direct involvement of the clergy in politics. The [...]

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Annual State Department Report: What Constitutes Improvement for Copts in Egypt?

By Coptic SolidarityJune 17, 2020 The State Department released its annual International Religious Freedom (IRF) report last week on June 10, 2020, covering 2019. Each year, Coptic Solidarity [...]

Coptic Solidarity Launches Urgent Call to End Crime of Forced Disappearance of Coptic Women in Egypt

By Coptic Solidarity – Christian News Wire – For Immediate Release A Coptic woman, Ranya Abd al-Masih (“servant of Christ”), 39, disappeared in Egypt on April 22, 2020, [...]