Egypt’s Christians Suffer from “Very High Persecution”

Coptic Solidarity - Raymond Ibrahim - January- February 2018 For another consecutive year in a row, Egypt has proven to be an inhospitable place for Christians, namely its most indigenous inhabitants, the Copts.  According to Open Doors, a human rights organization that closely follows the treatment of Christians around the world, Egypt is the 17th worst nation (out of nearly ...

ANALYSIS: Restitution for minorities —Yasser Latif Hamdani

14/11/2011 Anti-incitement legislation that targets religious provocation against constitutionally declared non-Muslims should also be introduced as is the constitutional duty of the state under Article 2-A At its zenith, which came during the period in the 16th century when Suleiman the Magnificent was ruling Turkey, the Ottoman imperial project stretched from Austria to Armenia and down to ...

Syrian Christian archbishop backs Assad – Newspaper

11/11/2011 (Reuters) - A senior cleric from Syria's Christian minority said "everyone loves" President Bashar al-Assad and that he was still the best man to enact reforms, despite his military crackdown on pro-democracy unrest. Yohana Ibrahim, the Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Aleppo, told the Austrian newspaper Die Presse that most Christians supported both Assad and demands for ...

Armenians were baptized at St. Kirakos Church in Western Armenia

24/10/2011 A group of Armenians, raised as Sunni Muslims, were baptized on October 23 as Armenian Orthodox Christians at the historic St. Kirakos (Surb Kirakos) Armenian Church in Western Armenian province Diyarbakir (current Turkish territory). The church, which was reopened on Oct. 22 following two years of restoration work, hosted the baptism ceremony for dozens of Sunni ...