Upper Egypt

Egyptian president visits France: Declares “modernity” while Coptic church is seized

By | 2018-03-30T22:10:39+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Press Releases|

The Church of the Virgin Mary and the Martyrs of Margaregs and Abi Sefin has been harassed for years by the state and is constantly under threat of closure. During President Al Sisi’s press conference upon his visit to France a few days ago (Saturday, Oct 21), a journalist asked about Egyptian human rights. The

Twenty-eight killed in Aswan, Upper Egypt

By | 2014-04-10T12:05:26+00:00 April 10th, 2014|Reports|

Twenty-eight killed in Aswan, Upper Egypt   In the world’s cradle of civilization in Upper Egypt, the region of the temples, 750 miles below Egypt’s capitol, a deadly racial clash took place between two Muslim tribes this past week. According to reports by Egypt’s news agencies, on April 2 fighting broke out between the Arab-Muslim