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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

Europe Should Learn Ethiopia’s ‘Islam Lesson’

Yet another Christian church was destroyed by Muslims in Ethiopia—this time by local authorities. Heaven’s Light Church, which served some 100 evangelical Christians, was demolished last November 28.  The church had stood and functioned in the Muslim-majority city of Harar for five years. 

Coptic Solidarity - Help Protect Middle Eastern Christians!

We are Coptic Solidarity, dedicated to advocating equal citizenship for the Coptic Christians of Egypt and minorities in the Middle East. Copts are over 10 million strong and loyal citizens of Egypt for over two millennia.

Prince of Peace? How Prince Charles is becoming an increasingly vocal defender of Christianity

Over the last couple of years the Prince of Wales has repeatedly spoken up for the plight of Christians facing persecution in the Middle East, and more recently his efforts have stepped up a gear.

Lawyer: 'Egyptian convert's arrest linked to leaving Islam'

The first Egyptian citizen to attempt to change his legal religious identity from Muslim to Christian, Mohammed Hegazy, has been in jail for a year now, awaiting a verdict on separate misdemeanor charges, due on Dec. 28.

Pope Francis sends message of support to persecuted Christians

Pope Francis has sent a message of support to Christians suffering persecution in the Middle East.

Muslim extremists “do not want there to be any Christians, but you bear witness to Christ,” the Pope said. “I think of the wounds, of the pain of women with their children, the elderly and the displaced, the wounds of those who are victims of every type of violence.”

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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.

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