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Eliana Mallouk is Lebanese and works at the Lebanon office of DanMission, a Christian Danish faith-based organisation working for almost 200 years in the Middle East and North Africa, and also in other regions including Asia and Europe. Our main focus is on dialogue, peace building and also on...
Egyptian authorities released Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil on Saturday, following the decision of the public prosecution’s office, after enduring more than two years in pretrial detention.
The Libyan authorities have put 44 Egyptians to trial on charges of illegal immigration.
The crisis of Copts detained in Libya continues to cast a shadow over their families’ homes in Sūhaj, where a state of sadness prevails the areas of Marāgha and Juhayna. Amid prayers and tears revealing the fate of the Copts who have been detained for two weeks, the families confirmed that there...
The American Coptic Association has expressed concern towards a statement issued by more than 31 states with regards to human rights violations in Egypt.
The Cairo Criminal Court has sentenced political activist Sanā’ Seif to a year and a half in prison, accusing her of spreading false news and insulting an officer. The ruling came after Sanā’ had spent nearly 9 months in remand. Various sources have revealed the details of the hearing, from the...
The Egyptian government is making great efforts to improve its image, however still efforts to be made to achieve real progress toward equal citizenship rights for all. According to a statement released by Coptic Solidarity: “Copts are the victims of institutional, systematic discrimination in...
The Egyptian government still remains silent about developments in the case of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni, after an Italian court setting a session on 14th October to start the trial in the absence of four Egyptian officers accused of kidnapping and torturing Regeni in early 2016.
on Tuesday, the trial of Patrick George Zaki [Patrick George Zakī], a researcher at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), started before the Mansoura II State Security Misdemeanors (Emergency) Court. He was indicted on several charges, including spreading false information inside...
In recent days, a number of foreign embassies have urged the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to take serious steps to address the country’s record on human rights. It was stressed that failure to do so will continue to hinder the development of relations between Egypt and other foreign...

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