Copts Protest Obama White House

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Last week, 20 Coptic Christians in orange jumpsuits knelt with hands behind their backs outside the White House while other protestors displayed photographs of the actual victims whose seaside slaughter turned its beach blood-red, according to The Washington Post.

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Noted Convert in Egypt Imprisoned Again

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An Egyptian convert to Christianity recently released to appeal his disputed conviction for "inciting sectarian violence" was imprisoned again on charges of "defaming Islam," according to Morning Star News.

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Egyptian Christian Sentenced to Six Years for Blasphemy

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A Christian in southern Egypt has been sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison and fined the equivalent of $840 on charges of blasphemy and contempt of Islam for simply "liking" a Facebook page, according to International Christian Concern.

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Egyptian Convert Sentenced to Five Years

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Wednesday a judge in Egypt's Minya Criminal Court sentenced the first Egyptian to legally challenge his official religious status to five years in prison and a fine, according to Morning Star News.

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Egypt: Over 500 Christian Girls Kidnapped and Forced to Convert since 2011

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Hundreds of Coptic Christian women in Egypt have been kidnapped and forced to convert to the Islamic religion of their abductors, according to Christian Today.

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Egyptian Christian Teacher Sentenced for Blasphemy

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An Egyptian appeals court has upheld the blasphemy conviction of a Coptic Christian living in exile, sentencing her to six months in prison and overturning an earlier ruling that only imposed a fine, according to Yahoo News.

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