Egypt: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Egypt.

For more visit:
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/08/24/christian-arrested-for-distributing-bibles-has-detention-renewed/
http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2015/08/egypt-copts-muslims-religious-holiday-despite-threats.html

Libya: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Libya (the latest are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2015/07/28/family-church-grieves-and-hopes-for-another-egyptian-christian-kidnapped-in-libya-2/
http://morningstarnews.org/2015/07/christian-family-awaits-word-on-copt-kidnapped-in-libya-by-islamic-state-affiliate/
http://nsnbc.me/2015/07/20/is-in-libya-kidnaps-3-christian-africans/

Egypt: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Egypt.

For more visit:
http://www.madamasr.com/news/3-christians-detained-distributing-dates-saying-lord-loves-you-0

Egypt: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Egypt.

For more visit:
http://en.wataninet.com/egypt-arab-spring/egypt-post-30-june/the-hidden-report/14119/
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/06/3901424/
http://www.cruxnow.com/faith/2015/06/24/four-years-later-memories-of-2011-massacre-still-haunt-egypts-christians/

Egypt: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Egypt.

For more visit:
http://en.wataninet.com/coptic-affairs-coptic-affairs/sectarian/no-compensation-for-copts-in-kafr-darwish/14057/
https://www.mnnonline.org/news/are-egyptian-christians-safe/

Egypt: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Egypt (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://en.wataninet.com/coptic-affairs-coptic-affairs/sectarian/expelled-coptic-families-return-home/13960/
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/05/31/coptic-families-forcibly-displaced-after-beni-suef-attacks/
http://en.wataninet.com/coptic-affairs-coptic-affairs/sectarian/copts-attacked-for-alleged-disdain-of-islam/13890/
http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/despite-support-from-their-president-egypts-christians-are-attacked-by-their-neighbors-60096/

Libya: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Libya.

For more visit:
http://christiannews.net/2015/02/16/isis-beheads-21-at-beach-we-will-mix-crusaders-blood-with-osama-bin-ladens-in-sea/

Beheading of Coptic Christians in Libya Shows ISIS Branching Out


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Egypt: Persecution News Update

Originally posted on TIME:

The Egyptian government said Sunday that a video apparently showing the execution of Coptic Egyptian hostages in Libya by militants allied to the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) was genuine, underscoring the group’s global reach and the unity of message among its adherents.

The five-minute clip, published online on Sunday, depicts the hostages — believed to be 21 Christian Coptic laborers from Egypt, kidnapped from the city of Sirt — being marched onto a beach where they are forced onto the sand and then killed by knife-wielding executioners.

One of the killers, dressed in camouflage, speaks in English. “We will conquer Rome,” he declares, pointing his knife toward the sea.

The video has similar qualities to the filmed executions of ISIS hostages in Iraq and Syria. The hostages wear the same orange jumpsuits as the Western hostages, intended as a reference to the uniforms worn by prisoners…

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Egypt Says Video Showing Beheading of Coptic Christians Genuine


Egypt: Persecution News Update

Egypt: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Egypt.

For more visit:
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/joeljmiller/2013/05/egypts-ongoing-crackdown-of-christians-and-dissidents/