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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

Prince Charles Visits Assyrian Christians in London

The Prince of Wales has condemned the Taliban massacre of Pakistani schoolchildren as a 'sickening' example of those who kill in the name of faith. There has been outrage across the world after gunmen from the Pakistani Taliban went from class to class at the Army Public School in the city of Peshawar killing school children and their teachers.

Prince Charles steps up pressure on internet giants over beheading videos

Prince of Wales warns the world is danger of 'descending into the dark ages of public executions' and accuses Isis militants of ‘blasphemy’. The Prince urged people not to share the videos.

Turkey: Reopen Halki

US Commission urges Turkey to reopen Greek Orthodox site.

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today urged the Turkish government to reopen the Greek Orthodox Halki Seminary, the only Greek Orthodox educational institution in Turkey, which was closed 43 years ago this month.  Halki remains closed despite Turkish government officials’ promises and public statements of support for its reopening.

Egyptian Christian Convert Illegally Imprisoned and Tortured, Begins Hunger Strike

According to attorney Karam Ghobrial (“Gabriel”), his client, Bishoy Armia Boulous, a Muslim convert to Christianity, remains illegally incarcerated and has “vowed to starve himself to death.”

Gohmert uses visual of crucifixions of House floor to highlight the persecution of Christians in the Middle East

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) on Friday used posters of crucifixions to highlight a floor speech about the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. Gohmert accused the U.S. of not intervening enough in the Middle East to protect Christians.

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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.