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Jul 06, 2015, 07:00 ET

Support for Egypt's War Against Terrorism Essential, But Need Not Preclude Human Rights - Says Coptic Solidarity

Coptic Solidarity strongly supports President El-Sisi's declared war on terrorism to combat Islamist forces intent on impeding a stable and...

Jun 18, 2015, 07:00 ET
Policy Day - Baroness Berridge, Hon. Michael Mukasey, Hon. Alberto Fernandez

Coptic Solidarity Conference Provides Key Recommendation to Stop Genocide of Minorities in Middle East

Coptic Solidarity hosted its 6th Annual Conference June 11-12th in Washington, DC to discuss the rising persecution of religious minorities in the...

May 26, 2015, 07:00 ET

Coptic Solidarity Conference - 100 Years Later: Middle Eastern Christians Face Another Genocide

 As the world commemorates the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, Coptic Solidarity will host our 6th Annual Conference in Washington, DC...

Apr 20, 2015, 07:00 ET
ISIS Beheads Ethiopian Christians on Libyan Beach

Coptic Solidarity Condemns ISIS Murder of Ethiopian Christians and Continued International Torpor

A new video released by ISIS on April 19th, shows militants killing two separate groups of Ethiopian Christians for the crime of not paying the...

Feb 23, 2015, 08:53 ET

Rally in Front of the White House on February 24 in Memory of 21 Copts Slain in Libya

 To commemorate the 21 Copts slaughtered in Libya by the Islamic State terrorists last week, Coptic Solidarity is organizing a rally in front...

Feb 16, 2015, 07:52 ET

Coptic Solidarity Condemns Barbaric Beheading of 21 Coptic Hostages

The graphic confirmation yesterday of the barbaric beheadings of twenty-one Coptic Christian hostages by Islamic State terrorists lays bare the...

Nov 03, 2014, 07:00 ET

Coptic Solidarity Condemns Egyptian Plans for 'Morality Police'

Coptic Solidarity condemns in the strongest terms the draft law for community policing, which through a misplaced effort to provide security...

Oct 08, 2014, 06:00 ET

Coptic Solidarity: Maspero Massacre Victims Still Without Justice in Egypt

Three years ago, the Egyptian armed forces unleashed a violent attack against Coptic protesters, resulting in the deaths of at least 28...

Sep 22, 2014, 07:00 ET

Copts Urge El-Sissi to Implement Equality for All Egyptians

President El-Sissi addresses the UN this week. We support the overall progress he has brought to Egypt and recognize the plethora of issues he has...

Aug 11, 2014, 10:22 ET

Grossly Inadequate Iraq Response by UN and Obama, Says Coptic Solidarity

Coptic Solidarity condemns the grossly inadequate and slow response by the international community to the ongoing genocide and humanitarian crisis...

Jul 22, 2014, 07:00 ET

Coptic Solidarity Urges Immediate International Action on Iraqi Genocide

 Coptic Solidarity is gravely concerned for the future of indigenous religious minorities in the Middle East as the Islamic State continues to...

Jul 17, 2014, 06:00 ET

Coptic Solidarity Hails New 'Friends of Egypt' Caucus in US Congress

Coptic Solidarity applauds the bi-partisan founding of a new 'Friends of Egypt Caucus' by US Representatives Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and...

Jul 11, 2014, 12:45 ET

Coptic Solidarity Applauds Passage of Special Envoy Bill for Religious Minorities in Middle East

Coptic Solidarity applauds the US Senate for passing S. 653, yesterday, which provides for the creation of a Special Envoy to promote religious...

Jul 01, 2014, 06:00 ET

Arab Spring, Its Consequences On Minorities - Closing Statement By Coptic Solidarity Conference

Coptic Solidarity concluded its annual conference after two days of policy discussion on the Arab Spring and its consequences on Minorities. A...

Jun 23, 2014, 06:00 ET

Coptic Solidarity Conference Highlights Persecuted Religious Minorities

From Iraq to Sudan, from Syria to Libya, from Egypt to Iran, religious minorities, especially Christians, are suffering extreme persecution at the...

May 14, 2014, 07:00 ET

Coptic Solidarity Annual Conference brings Mideast Christians to focus

Coptic Solidarity will host its Fifth Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., June 26 – 27 focusing on the theme: After Arab Spring, Middle...

Apr 01, 2014, 06:00 ET

Western Media Ignores Slaughter of Coptic Woman by Muslim Brotherhood, says Coptic Solidarity

Coptic Solidarity strongly condemns the latest attack on Egypt's Copts by the Muslim Brotherhood and their allies—and calls on the U.S....

Mar 13, 2014, 06:00 ET

Coptic Solidarity Mourns Loss of Advocate Reverend Keith Roderick

Coptic Solidarity is deeply saddened to learn of the unexpected passing of Reverend Keith Roderick in Springfield, Illinois on March 10th. We...

Feb 27, 2014, 07:00 ET

Coptic Solidarity Condemns Inadequate Response to Murder of 7 Copts in Libya

 Coptic Solidarity is severely disappointed by the insubstantial response of Libyan and Egyptian authorities regarding the murder of seven...

Feb 10, 2014, 08:00 ET

Coptic Solidarity Critiques Recent Obama Letter by Working Group on Egypt

 Coptic Solidarity is disappointed with a letter sent to President Obama on February 1 by the Working Group on Egypt, which misrepresents the...