The Plight of Egyptian Christians and Islamic Persecution: ‘Forced to Flee in Rivers of Blood’

Egyptian Christians (or Coptic for Egyptian, ie. Coptic Christians or Copts) are facing “unprecedented levels of persecution and suppression,” according to The Open Doors 2018 World Watch List Report. In 2017 more than 200 Copts were driven out of their homes and 128 were killed because of their faith. CBS News describes the plight ofRead moreRead more

Egyptian Coptic Teens Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for “Defaming Islam,” Escaped to Switzerland

Egypt sentenced four Coptic Christian teenagers to five years in prison for “violating Article 98F, Defaming a Revealed (or Heavenly) Religion” (They allegedly posted a video “defaming Islam” on a mobile phone). They were able to escape to Switzerland on asylum via Turkey. Morning Star News spoke to the teens who fled Egypt in April, andRead moreRead more