Treatment Of Religious Minorities In Egypt
That this House notes the meeting held in the House of Commonson 15 May 2012 at which the problems of Coptic Christian women in Egypt being abducted were highlighted; further notes that the Egyptian Union for Human Rights has monitored 800 such cases since 2009; expresses concern over a number of reported cases where authorities have failed to give families of abducted women their full assistance; and calls on the Government to make strong representations to the Egyptian government to encourage them to take concrete steps to protect Coptic women and to make every effort to thoroughly investigate such cases and ensure that the perpetrators are brought to trial.
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