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6th Annual Modern Coptic Martyrs Remembrance Day: An Unjust Decade

October 8 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Free

It Has Been 10 Years Since One Of The Darkest Days.
On October 9, 2011, the Egyptian Army murdered 27 Copts and injured 327 others for peacefully protesting.
Join Coptic Solidarity’s virtual program which will honor the participants, heroes, and martyrs from that day.
Registered attendees will receive information to join the Zoom call just prior to the event. 

Confirmed Participants

  • Fr. Filopater Gamil Aziz – Priest, Coptic Orthodox Church; Survivor of Maspero Massacre
  • Prof. Dr. h.c. Heiner Bielefeldt –  Chair of Human Rights and Human Rights Policy, Institute for Political Science of University of Erlangen-Nuremberg; Former UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Religion or Belief
  • Dr. Frederick A. Davie – Commissioner, US Commission on Intl. Religious Freedom; Executive Vice President of the Union Theological Seminary
  • Dr. Robert P. George – McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence & Director, James Madison Program, Princeton University; Former Chair of USCIRF
  • Mr. Mohamed Gohar – Founder of 25TV who hid 17 Copts in his office building during the Maspero Massacre
  • Dr. Leila Souief  – Mother of prisoners of conscience, Alaa Abd El Fattah and Sanaa Seif; Assistant Professor at Faculty of Science Cairo University
  • Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett – President of the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice: Former Chair of USCIRF
  • Mr. Mina Thabet – Head of Policy, Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms;  MENA Regional Coordinator, PEN International

Details

Date:
October 8
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
https://copticsolidarity.salsalabs.org/6thannualmcmrdanunjustdecade

Venue

Zoom

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RSVP Link
https://copticsolidarity.salsalabs.org/6thannualmcmrdanunjustdecade/index.html
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Record Type
On the Record
Contact Email for Event Planner
coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.org
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