Views: Egypt’s Criminalisation of Minority Free Speech through Blasphemy Cases

By Mohamed Mandour – Rowaq Arabi The revolution of 25 January 2011 gave most religious minorities in Egypt a genuine opportunity to step into the public sphere, openly practice their [...]


Supreme Committee to Confront Sectarianism

By Mariam Farouq – Watani –  On 29 December 2018, President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi ratified a decision to form a supreme committee to confront sectarian incidents, headed by the [...]


Turkey Confiscating Christian Property, Prohibiting Christians From Worshiping

By LibertyNews (via AINA) – The government of Turkey is now confiscating Christian property and prohibiting Christians worshipping in their churches, which have also been confiscated. This [...]


Coptic Activist Mina Thabet: Speech at 10th UN Forum on Minority Issues

UN 10th session of the Forum on Minority Issues Researcher and rights activist, Mina Thabet, is the director for minorities and marginalized groups at the Egyptian Commission for Rights and [...]


Pakistan’s anti-blasphemy protests showcase minorities’ plight

By WorldWatch Monitor –  Anti-blasphemy protests in Pakistan have once again highlighted the fragile position of the country’s religious minorities. Life in various parts of Pakistan [...]


Doubly Targeted – In the Middle East and in the West

By Alberto M. Fernandez – MEMERI We live in a deeply politicized and polarized world. This is a place where saying that “all lives matter” is seemingly politically incorrect. It [...]


The Myth of “Muslim Grievance” Must Stop. it’s the Innocent Religious Minorities in Muslim Countries Who Have Real Grievances

By Dr. Tawfik Hamid – After so many Islamic terror attacks against innocents it is common to see Islamic apologists jumping to offer some justification for such attacks by raising the issue [...]


Working to Protect Christian Communities in the Middle East

By Congressman Brad Sherman – Dear Friend, As a member of the Congressional Caucus on Religious Minorities in the Middle East, and the International Religious Freedom Caucus, I have been [...]