Maspero Youth Union
Case HistoryStatus: Detained
Ramy Kamel is a human rights defender belonging to the Coptic religious minority in Egypt whose work concentrates primarily on defending the right to freedom of religion. He is one of the founders of the Maspero Youth Union, which works towards achieving justice for and ending the discrimination against Copts. Ramy Kamil also works on documenting human rights violations against his religious community in Upper Egypt which has seen church burnings and the kidnapping of female minors.