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ECOSOC: States must end unjustified barriers to 9 civil society groups in upcoming vote

By Maithili Pai -ISHR – On Wednesday 7 December, ECOSOC Member States will be asked to vote on the accreditation of 9 NGOs that have been arbitrarily blocked from UN participation, [...]

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, [...]

UN Human Rights Council #46 Parallel Event | No One Left Behind

On March 5, 2021, Coptic Solidarity Executive Committee Member, Mrs. Ghada Melek, participated in a virtual parallel event to the United Nations Human Rights Council 46th Session. This important [...]

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Keynote Statement by UN Special Rapporteur, Ms. Mama Fatima Singhateh

Keynote Statement by Ms. Mama Fatima SINGHATEH   – 5 March 2021 Special Rapporteur on the Sale and Sexual Exploitation of Children, Including Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and other [...]

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Coptic Solidarity Update: UN Advocacy Trip

This update  was sent to Coptic Solidarity’s supporters on March 16, 2020. I’m writing to you from Geneva, where I arrived last Wednesday and headed to the UN as planned. Most of you have [...]

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Coptic Solidarity Speech for UN Human Rights Council: Prisoners of Conscience in Egypt

By Coptic Solidarity – Lindsay Griffin of Coptic Solidarity was scheduled to give this speech to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva last week, but the session was cancelled due to COVID [...]

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Jubilee Campaign & Coptic Solidarity: Following-up the Universal Periodic Review of the Arab Republic of Egypt

Human Rights Council – Forty-third session 24 February–20 March 2020 Agenda item 6 Universal Periodic Review Joint written statement* submitted by Jubilee Campaign, non-governmental [...]

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Egypt Criticizes Europe’s Human Rights Record at UN Meeting

By POMED – Egyptian Envoy to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Amr Ramadan defended his government’s human rights record at a council meeting on Wednesday. Ramadan expressed [...]