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

Australia's terrorism laws could criminalise preaching from Qur'an

Preaching from parts of the Qur’an calling on Muslims to defend their land could fall foul of Australia’s new counter-terrorism laws, senior Islamic clerics fear.

Coptic Solidarity: Maspero Massacre Victims Still Without Justice in Egypt

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three years ago, the Egyptian armed forces unleashed a violent attack against Coptic protesters, resulting in the deaths of at least 28 individuals.  Coptic Solidarity calls on Egypt to render justice and urges to make October 9 a Day of Memorial for the victims.

Violence in Egyptian village following disappearance of Christian woman

Iman Sarofim, a 39-year-old Coptic Christian mother of five, has returned to her village after she escaped from the man who had abducted her. Mohamed Ibrahim Moustafa, the nation’s interior minister, had claimed that she had freely left with a Muslim man and converted to Islam, according to Copts United.

In Egypt, Kidnappings of Coptic Christians Continues

Local bishop says police are ineffective against problem.

Ehab Karam, a Coptic Christian, was killed on Tuesday in the province of Assiut, Upper Egypt, after he was abducted by unknown persons, probably for ransom. Karam, who had a dental practice in the town of el-Badari, had been stopped by the kidnappers while he was going home.

British Couple Thrown Off a Bus for Singing About a Pig

A British couple is claiming that they were accused of anti-Muslim racism and thrown off of a bus for singing a song about a cartoon pig to their autistic baby daughter.

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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

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