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 info@copts.co.uk

Muslims’ Veils Test Limits of Britain’s Tolerance

The New York Times
June 23, 2007


 A young British Muslim woman who would only allow her last name, al-Shaikh, to be printed, wears a full-face veil. "It's an act of faith," she said. 

Egyptian Islamists are not what they seem

The Mornibg Call Online
June 20, 2007 

 ''The Brotherhood is an historic hard shell movement that has no respect or tolerance for democratic or Western values.''

Egypt condemns Rushdie knighthood

June 21, 2007 
 
THE Egyptian parliament overnight criticised the award of a knighthood to writer Salman Rushdie, author of the Satanic Verses, describing it as a worse error than the cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed whose publication sparked riots.

Diggers strike gold in ancient Kush

· Archaeologists pinpoint power of Nile kingdom
· Precious metal delivered wealth and influence

Source: The Guardian
Wednesday June 20, 2007
An ancient site where gold flakes were hand-ground from rare ores has been uncovered by archaeologists working along the banks of the river Nile.

Egypt quietly backed Hamas takeover

June 20, 2007

LONDON --  Egypt supported Hamas in its heavily armed takeover of Gaza, it was reported Wednesday.

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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.