How Coptic Christians are (or aren’t) counted is a politically charged question in Egypt.
Samuel TadrosMay 26, 2023
It is awful enough news that Egypt’s Christians are suffering the effects of years of restrictions on building churches. Yet it is even worse news that they may, yet again, have also become the target of Islamic terrorists.
Paul MarshallSeptember 2, 2022
The connection between al Qaeda and Iran was hardly recognized until the discovery of documents in Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan
Farhad RezaeiAugust 23, 2022
Distinguishing between intentional persecution and national malfeasance is difficult for Egyptian Copts.
Samuel TadrosAugust 17, 2022
Joseph and Mary’s expectations were rooted in submission to God’s plan: that was their basis for hope. We, too, can have hope in God, trusting that he will care for us and lead our families.
Eric PattersonDecember 10, 2021
While these reports are never perfect, their existence reflects how the US government is uniquely positioned to serve as a global leader in the promotion of human rights. USCIRF’s commissioners and staff deserve commendation for producing them.
Steven HowardMay 14, 2021
Needless to say, demands for complete justice in this world, humanly rather than divinely enacted, are dangerous, potentially lethal, and inevitably will be disappointed.
Mark TooleyMarch 12, 2021
While Sisi has made some improvements, stating that Egypt has achieved some advanced level of religious freedom or pluralism is fantastical and premature.
Sara Salama & Steven HowardMarch 9, 2021
Palestine’s regional Arab allies, not Israel, should lead efforts to secure vaccines for the Palestinian population. The current crisis presents an opportunity for Arab countries to build goodwill internationally and support the Palestinian people by providing vaccines to the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Ashley MuseMarch 8, 2021