Dr. Ashraf Ramelah

About Dr. Ashraf Ramelah

Dr. Ashraf Ramelah is the founder and president of Voice of the Copts, a human rights nonprofit organization 501 (c) (3). The organization has offices in Italy and the United States. Dr. Ramelah is dedicated to the Coptic cause and believes that his life’s mission is to speak up for the oppressed Copts who cannot speak up for themselves. When he is not meeting with political figures and policy makers, Dr. Ramelah spends his time travelling throughout the country giving talks about the Coptic issue and explaining to the West the oppression against the Copts in Egypt. Dr. Ramelah was invited to address the European Parliament (2010) and to be the keynote speaker in the Italian Parliament (2011) on the issue of Coptic persecution in Egypt. He has done various interviews with Italian newspapers and appears frequently in the Italian and Arab Media. Dr. Ramelah is a featured author at Arutz Sheva, American Thinker, Family Security Matters.com, Canada Free Press and others. Dr. Ramelah is well known to the Egyptian government due to his advocacy for the Egyptian Copts as well as for Voice of the Copts’ lawsuit against them on behalf of Muslim convert to Christianity Mr. Hegazy and his family in 2009-2010. Ashraf Ramelah also appears as an entry in the Coptic History Encyclopedia (http://www.coptichistory.org/new_page_5260.htm). Dr. Ramelah, himself a Copt, was born in Cairo, Egypt. At the age of 17, he travelled to Italy to study architecture. He graduated with a doctorate in architecture from La Sapienza – Universita’ Degli Studi di Roma,Italy. His special study is restoration of old monuments and history of architecture. His career as an architect took him to work and live in Italy, Saudi Arabia, Gabon and the USA. His personal interests are Egyptology and Coptic history in the period after the Arab invasion of Egypt in 651 AD. Voice of the Copts is dedicated to bringing fair, correct and balanced information to the entire world regarding Copts and Christians in countries with an Arab-Muslim majority.

Italy: Women pay the price for open borders, but everyone suffers.

By | 2023-03-09T00:43:32+00:00 March 9th, 2023|Islam, Op-Eds|

Although these days we rarely hear the major news outlets reporting on the status of Middle Eastern illegals crossing the Mediterranean Sea into Italy and other western countries, there are yet continual arrivals of illegitimate and overcrowded boats, which negatively impact the host nations. While the major media concentrate daily on the critical news regarding

Al Sisi slammed by Egyptian courts; Sharia wins and Grandmother denied justice.

By | 2023-02-21T03:49:14+00:00 February 21st, 2023|Islam, Op-Eds|

By Dr. Ashraf Ramelah From the West, I continue to highlight horrendous crimes against Christians in Egypt. Even with President Al Sisi’s occasional act of contrition in public for Muslim aggression, Egypt’s regime still relies on Sharia Law. Islamic religious legalism is ingrained in the constitution by its second amendment, which allows religious dictates to

Muslim Brotherhood would use a Biden presidency to advance “Congressional Jihad”

By | 2020-11-26T16:54:25+00:00 November 26th, 2020|Op-Eds|

The 2020 American presidential election will be historically remembered as a unique election. A contested, undecided race is not new, but the media’s hype, backing and declaration for one candidate is unprecedented.  Ultimately, the delay caused by the election investigation will be to expose the use of comprehensive fraud within the voting procedures of American

Lettera aperta al Presidente del Consiglio

By | 2020-04-30T15:07:45+00:00 April 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

                  Posso avere il suo permesso di celebrare la morte del mio paese? Ill.mo Signor Presidente del Consiglio, Giuseppe Conte Sin dal suo primo giorno in carica, l'Italia ha subìto un declino morale. Gli slogan pre-elettorali pronunciati da quei sostenitori che hanno avallato la sua nomina alla

Al Sisi’s presidential ambitions conflict with Egypt’s constitution

By | 2019-04-05T12:03:12+00:00 April 5th, 2019|Op-Eds|

By virtue of its own authority every dictatorial power -- whether of military, religious or national -- creates for the country a vital, intellectual space or atmosphere where propaganda can flourish. This is the means to enact authoritarian projects for the purpose of tightening a grip on society and to justify repressive actions. One such