Reg. No. 1084047
Editorial supervisor, Dr. Helmy Guirguis
 
Has Last Christian Left Iraqi City of Mosul After 2,000 Years?

Has Last Christian Left Iraqi City of Mosul After 2,000 Years?

Jonah's tomb blown up by ISIS Samer Kamil Yacub was alone when four Islamist militants carrying AK-47s arrived at his front door and ordered him to leave the city. The 70-year-old Christian had failed to comply with a...

Call From Iraqi Christians: 'Obama, Obama, Where Are You?'

Call From Iraqi Christians: 'Obama, Obama, Where Are You?'

Several hundred people gathered in front of the White House on Saturday, chanting, "Obama, Obama, where are you? Iraqi Christians call for you!". Iraqi Christians held demonstrations in a number of cities on Saturday, including Washington,...

U.S. International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 – Egypt

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.

State Department: Christian presence in Middle East becoming ‘shadow of its former self’

State Department: Christian presence in Middle East becoming ‘shadow of its former self’

The State Department issued a dire report Monday on the state of religious freedom around the world, with an alarming warning that the Christian presence in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East is becoming a "shadow of its former self."

When Will We Act if Not Now to Save Christians in the Middle East?

When Will We Act if Not Now to Save Christians in the Middle East?

In Defense of Christians is trying to raise awareness and relief aid to persecuted Christians. While recent events in Iraq have raised awareness of the plight of Middle Eastern Christians, this persecution is far from new and more widespread...

Anti-Christian violence did irreparable damage to our history

Anti-Christian violence did irreparable damage to our history

Day by day, we hear new horrors about the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. Now, believers living under ISIS control in northern Iraq must choose between conversion to Islam, payment of protection money, or death. Ancient churches...

MERIAM, CHILDREN & HUSBAND SAFE IN ITALY

MERIAM, CHILDREN & HUSBAND SAFE IN ITALY

In Defense of Christians is trying to raise awareness and relief aid to persecuted Christians. While recent events in Iraq have raised awareness of the plight of Middle Eastern Christians, this persecution is far from new...

Hundreds of Egyptian women and girls kidnapped, forced into Islam, claims report

Hundreds of Egyptian women and girls kidnapped, forced into Islam, claims report

Fifteen-year-old Amira Hafez Wahim slipped out of the Christian church in Luxor, Egypt, where she had attended services with her mother in February, promising to dash to a nearby store and return quickly.

Noted Convert in Egypt, Formerly Known as Hegazy, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Noted Convert in Egypt, Formerly Known as Hegazy, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Bishoy Armia Boulous convicted for photographing unrest. A judge in Egypt yesterday sentenced Bishoy Armia Boulous – formerly Mohammed Hegazy, the first Egyptian to try to legally change his religious identity on his official ID – to five years...

What to Expect From Egypt’s Sisi

What to Expect From Egypt’s Sisi

On June 7, former field marshal Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was inaugurated as Egypt’s new president, having been elected with no less than 97 percent of the vote. The result of what was called a “free but not fair” election is that Egypt has its fifth...

  • Has Last Christian Left Iraqi City of Mosul After 2,000 Years?
  • Call From Iraqi Christians: 'Obama, Obama, Where Are You?'
  • U.S. International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 – Egypt
  • State Department: Christian presence in Middle East becoming ‘shadow of its former self’
  • When Will We Act if Not Now to Save Christians in the Middle East?
  • Anti-Christian violence did irreparable damage to our history
  • MERIAM, CHILDREN & HUSBAND SAFE IN ITALY
  • Hundreds of Egyptian women and girls kidnapped, forced into Islam, claims report
  • Noted Convert in Egypt, Formerly Known as Hegazy, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
  • What to Expect From Egypt’s Sisi

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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.

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