Coptic students in all grades in Al-Galaa village in Upper Egypt refused to go to their schools after repeated attacks and harassment by Muslim militants.
"Western countries ... are interested in some endangered species more than they are Christians in the Middle East"
Warnings the Christian side of the dispute say they have received include: ‘We will take your lands and homes, like it or not. Leave, or we will kill you if you force us to it!’
Among today’s geopolitical risks, none is greater than the long arc of instability stretching from the Maghreb to the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. With the Arab Spring an increasingly distant memory, the instability along this arc is deepening. Indeed, of the three initial Arab Spring countries, Libya has become a failed state, Egypt has returned to authoritarian rule, and Tunisia is being economically and politically destabilized by terrorist attacks.
Coptic Solidarity 2015 Conference
The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 11-13, 2015.