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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

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


WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity strongly condemns the latest attack on Egypt's Copts by the Muslim Brotherhood and their allies—and calls on the U.S. government to do likewise.

Coptic Solidarity Mourns Loss of Advocate Reverend Keith Roderick

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity is deeply saddened to learn of the unexpected passing of Reverend Keith Roderick in Springfield, Illinois on March 10th.

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

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity is severely disappointed by the insubstantial response of Libyan and Egyptian authorities regarding the murder of seven Coptic Christians in Libya on February 25. The individuals, who had all been shot execution style in the head, were found on a beach in Benghazi's Jarhoutha suburb.

Coptic Solidarity Urges Senators Lee and Cochran to Remove Holds on Special Envoy Bill

February 28, 2014 (Washington, DC) - For Immediate Release

Coptic Solidarity urges Senator Lee (R-UT) and Senator Cochran (R-MS) to remove their holds on Senate bill 653, which are the only measures currently preventing this important bill from passage.

Coptic Solidarity Critiques Recent Obama Letter by Working Group on Egypt

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity is disappointed with a letter sent to President Obama on February 1 by the Working Group on Egypt, which misrepresents the current situation in Egypt and offers some counterproductive recommendations for U.S. policies to this strategic ally.  The letter perpetuates the Group's false juxtaposition of supposedly progressive Islamist victims facing supposedly unpopular and undemocratic forces in Egypt.

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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.