Coptic Christians

Christian Girls Are Being Kidnapped at an Alarming Rate in Egypt

Christian Girls Are Being Kidnapped at an Alarming Rate in Egypt

According to a new report, Coptic Christian girls are being abducted and forced to convert to Islam at an alarmingly high rate.

Egypt Arrests Coptic Community Rights Activist amid Heightened Surveillance Measures

Egypt Arrests Coptic Community Rights Activist amid Heightened Surveillance Measures

On November 23, seven plainclothes Egyptian police officers showed up at activist Ramy Kamel's house and confiscated many of his belongings including books, his laptop, his phone, and a digital camera. The following day, the Coptic activist known for advocating for Egypt's urban poor and rural peasants was charged with joining and financing a terrorist group and disrupting public peace.