Reg. No. 1084047
Editorial supervisor, Dr. Helmy Guirguis
 
Dr. Helmy Guirguis 71, the president of the UK Copts, passed away on the 31 of January, 2015 after a struggle with illness. UK Copts mourns its founder and leader. He is a leader that touched so many by his life and has been fighting for the coptic case till his last breath. The commemoration mass for his 40th day will be held on Sunday 15th of March, 2014 starting 8 AM in Saint Mary and Saint Mark Coptic Orthodox Centre of Birmingham (Lapworth) .For commiserations, please send us an email to info@copts.co.uk

USCIRF Chair Testifies on the Situation in Egypt


DEMONSTRATIONS IN TAHRIR SQUARE: TWO YEARS LATER, WHAT HAS CHANGED?

TESTIMONY OF DR. KATRINA LANTOS SWETT, CHAIR U.S. COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON FEBRUARY 26, 2013

Egypt: Report on police abuse

State crimes remained unpunished: the Interior Ministry is above the law and the Public Prosecution is missing in action

Criminal Justice : The Egyptian police continue to systematically deploy violence and torture, and at times even kill.

Egypt: Whose Constitution?

The New York Review of Books


Graffiti outside Cairo's presidential palace showing the faces of Mohamed
Morsi (left), former armed forces chief Field Marshal Mohammed Tantawi,
and former president Hosni Mubarak, December 8, 2012

One measure of how complicated Egyptian politics has become is that hardly anyone was surprised by the outcome of the constitutional referendum in late December.

RAMPANT IMPUNITY: Still no justice for protestors killed in the ‘25 JANUARY REVOLUTION’

 

Muslims Order Christians Out of Their Village in Egypt

AINA


 
(AINA) -- Copts in the North Sinai border town of Rafah have started leaving their homes after receiving an ultimatum from Islamists to leave "within 48 hours" or be killed. According to confirmed reports 9 Coptic families have left the town. The remaining 23 Coptic families are still there, waiting to leave.

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U.S. International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 – Egypt

Respect for religious freedom remained poor during the year under both former President Mohamed Morsy’s administration and the current interim government. On July 3, Mohamed Morsy was removed and Adly Mansour was named interim president.

FCO Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report 2013

Foreign Secretary William Hague launched the 2013 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Report on Human Rights and Democracy. The report is a comprehensive assessment of the global human rights situation in 2013. It sets out what the Government is doing through the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to promote human rights and democratic values around the world in three principal ways.

75 Percent of Persecution is Against Christians: Report

The 2013 Persecuted and Forgotten? Report provides in-depth analysis of the situation Christians face in 30 countries where believers, to one degree or another, are not fully free to practice their faith. In the past two years violence and intimidation targeting Christians have increased in a number of nations.