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The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an American governmental commission monitoring religious freedom all around the world, claimed that in the last year Iranian state authorities stepped up repression of non-Shia Muslim, especially Sufi and Sunnite and other religious ...
The Egyptian arena has shown resentment after six members of US congress submitted a memorandum on a systematic discrimination against Copts in Egypt demanding that US aid to Egypt to be subject to steps that ensure equality and eliminate marginalization of Christians in Egypt. This was not the...
US-based Coptic Solidarity started its eighth annual conference in Washington on Thursday under the title “Combating Terrorism without Sacrificing Civil Rights” in the presence of American, Canadian and European officials, as well as experts, researchers and human rights activists. The conference...
The “Coordinating Citizenship” Program, which includes Coptic activists, party-members, and parliamentarians, issued a statement in which it affirmed its rejection of the special visit conducted by the Committee on Religious Freedoms of the U.S. State Department to Egypt. They also rejected...
President of the National Council for Human Rights, Mr. Muḥammad Fāyiq, hosted a delegation from the Committee on International Religious Freedoms of the U.S. State Department in the Council’s headquarters in Giza today (Wednesday).
US State Department religious freedom report of 2015 said that the Egyptian government failed in responding to preventing sectarian violence in some cases, especially in the cities remote from the capital, Cairo. Despite the involvement of governmental officials in the customary reconciliation...
Egypt's senior official reaffirmed the invalidity of claims and allegations made about Egypt in the report of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) by stating that the report is not based on established facts, but is rather contrary to the reality in some of the...
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) expressed its concern about the status of religious minorities and religious freedoms in Egypt. USCIRF's 2013 Annual Report stated despite the progress made by the transitional government in advancing religious freedoms, and a...
U. S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Chairman Robert P. George said that the religious situation in Egypt has “complicated' over the past year, although President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi made 'noteworthy' statements to urge religious reform.

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