Copts face discrimination in Egyptian soccer

By EFE via La Prensa Latina – Cairo, Dec 12 (EFE).- Egyptian Christian Mena Bendary saw his dream of becoming a professional soccer player shattered in the Muslim-majority nation, where [...]


141 Athletes Represent Egypt in the Tokyo Olympics. One of them is a Copt.

By Coptic Solidarity – Standard News Wire – Egypt’s delegation to the 2020 Olympics includes a single Copt out of 141 athletes. The delegation, which includes 37 women, will compete [...]


Egypt Maintains Discriminatory Practices Against Coptic Athletes Amidst Olympic Publicity

By Coptic Solidarity – The Olympics is a time for sport and fraternity to be celebrated globally, yet when Egypt’s national football team plays their first Tokyo 2021 game today against [...]


Coptic Solidarity Urges EFA Sponsors to Stop Supporting Discrimination

By Coptic Solidarity – Standard Newswire Coptic Solidarity (CS) strongly urges all corporate sponsors of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) and the Premier League to end their [...]


FIFA’s Selective Stance Against Discrimination Within Member Organizations

By Coptic Solidarity – The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has taken a strong public stance against discrimination within football through their rhetoric, governing [...]


Normalisation committee appointed for Egyptian FA

By FIFA – The Bureau of the FIFA Council today decided to appoint a normalisation committee for the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) in accordance with art. 14 par. 1 (a) and art. 8 par. [...]


La comunitat copta, fora de joc a Egipte

By Marc Español – Directa –  Era jornada de proves al camp de futbol del club egipci Petrojet, establert a la ciutat portuària de Suez. Mina Samir, un jove de 17 anys, evoca [...]


What Does Football Have To Do With Religious Freedom?

By Ewelina U. Ochab – Forbes –  What does football (soccer) have to do with religious freedom? Not much, one would have thought. However, Egypt may be saying otherwise. [...]


مسؤولية ‘فيفا’ في تعزيز المساواة ومحاربة التمييز والعنصرية

  بقلم منصور الحاج ـ الحرة  تحتل رياضة كرة القدم مكانة كبيرة لدى غالبية شعوب العالم حيث يستمتع ملايين بمداعبتها والركض خلفها كما يقضي مئات الملايين من البشر الساعات الطوال في مشاهدة المباريات في [...]


Restrictions on the Copts of Egypt

By Saba E. Demian – Copts refers to the Christian Orthodox Egyptians and members of this branch of Orthodox Christianity around the world. A lot may be known globally about the Copts [...]

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