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In 1911, the Copts organized the First Coptic Conference in Assiut, which some historians viewed as a true beginning to a resolve of sectarian tension.  In light of the recent and tragic sectarian terrorist attack in al-Minya, it is important to remember that another significant conference,...
Mina Majdī, Maspero Youth Union spokesman stated that the political agreement between the Salafis and presidential nominee al- Sīsī is causing Copts much concern to the extent that some are revising their position and may withdraw from voting for al- Sīsī. He stated that Mursī has cooperated with...
Watanī reports on the contempt of religion cases in Egypt. The report refers to the EIPR report on the contempt of religion which counted 48 cases of blasphemy, mostly  directed at Christians after the January 2011 Revolution. The penalties were imposed communally like forced displacement and...
Don’t talk with me about the Egyptian Family House or the National Council for Countering Extremism and Terrorism while the blood of innocent people is shed, their freedoms violated and their money, belongings and lives are stolen. Do not address orphans, widows and the bereaved with the "language...
In an open letter to the United Nations Office at Geneva, yesterday, various leaders of Middle Eastern Churches urged the United Nations to protect religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, to prevent atrocities and massacres, and to officially condemn the human rights violations committed by the...
A police officer in Dayrūt has arrested a gang made of 6 people who are believed to be involved in kidnapping a Copt.
The book of history will be filled with crimes and violations of the Brotherhood before, during and after their rule of Egypt, and will devote a full chapter to the issue of the displacement of 8 Coptic families from their homes in the village of Sharbat in Nahda district in the area of Amiriya, on...
Tears, pains, and burdens weigh heavily on the breasts, so that you will feel your hollow knees, between them eyes dizzy, afraid of the next after much that you have seen in the past. The fire and blood chased them from the far reaches to settle down in a house under construction in a popular...
 “I do not know why Muslims in Egypt are allowed to build mosques at any place and at any time, while Egyptian Christians are not,” Dr. Abu al-Ghār wonders, describing the building of churches in Egypt ‘a persisting malaise due to
بعد الأحداث الطائفية التي وقعت بقرية كفر درويش التابعة لمركز الفشن جنوب محافظة بني سويف بشهر، و بالتحديد في شهر يوليو/تموز 2015، تم لقاء صحفي بين القمص هاتور عبد الله، راعي كنيسة السيدة العذراء بالقرية و بيني بصفتي نائب رئيس مركز تقارب العرب و الغرب. كان برفقتي الباحث الأمريكي ماثيو أندرسون. و قد...
This interview was conducted in July 2015 with Father Hātūr ʿAbdullāh [Hathur ʿAbdullah], pastor of the Church of The Holy Virgin in Kafr Darwīsh, district of al-Fashn, Beni Suef governorate, around a month after reports about sectarian strife in his village. The interview was arranged through...
The village of Dimshāw has become the scene of tensions between Muslims and Christians because Christians wanted to change a prayer house into a church building. It happens a lot that Christians in villages with no or insufficient church buildings meet for prayer in a house. Generally Muslims in...
In response to what has been recently circulated that an Egyptian court prevented a Christian citizen ‎from giving testimony, SaʿīdʿAbd al-Masīḥ ʿAbd Allāh, a lawyer, said that in 2016, he was able to testify before the ‎Family Court and the judge accepted his testimony.‎
Based on the method of "Murder the Victim and Attend his Funeral", the American congress is drafting a new project proposal on "Constitution for Church Reconstruction in Egypt". The new project is designed to address the churches that were burnt and destroyed during the Brotherhood ruling period...
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) has denounced the participation of al-Nūr Party in the Third National Youth Conference held in Aswān under the auspices of President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi, stressing that the Party is the political wing of the Salafi movement who holds Christians...
On June 10, George Is'hāq, one of the co-founder of the major oppositional movement Kefāya (Enough is Enough) during the Mūbārak regime, and member of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), wrote an article in Al-Shurūq Newspaper, strongly condemning the ongoing discrimination practiced...
Last week, there was a fierce competition for the post of mayor of London, between an English Conservative candidate and another English candidate of Indian Muslim descent from the part that became Pakistan today. He enjoys a large popularity, and was elected by a wide margin in the votes against...
The Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs, Nabīlah Makram, concluded her visit to Los Angeles, and met with members of the Egyptian community.
Indeed, I do despise posters of laments and complaints, and all those who raise them in shame and humiliation. I hate to stand on the sidewalks of whining to view the suffering of weakness and submissiveness, requesting to lift the injustice done to individuals or groups for factional reasons or...
Background: The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) was founded in 1985 and has its headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. It is a non-profit NGO and fights for the defence of human rights in Egypt. It investigates, monitors, and reports on human rights violations and defends people's rights...

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