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Egyptian Muslims attack Christian-owned shops
CAIRO (AP) — Angry Muslims attacked and destroyed shops owned by Coptic Christians on Sunday in a town in southern Egypt that been witnessing sectarian tensions, a police official said.

Burning of Christian properties in Esna, Upper Egypt

Sun Dec 16, 2007 3:23pm GMT  "Google Translation"

(Reuters) - witnesses said that unknown set fire on Sunday in the property of Christians in the city lock southern Egypt a few days after the arrest of two young Christians suspected of having a sexual relationship with a Muslim girl.

Arrest of Muslim Convert to Christianity Mary Ibrahim

Rasha Noor 

Siham Ibrahim Muhammad Hassan al-SharqawiSiham Ibrahim Muhammad Hassan al-Sharqawi (24), a Muslim convert known by the Christian name of Mary Nabil Ibrahim, has been arrested on her third wedding anniversary (November 22) to a Coptic man.

Although she had been arrested on the outskirts of Qena, located 300 miles south of Cairo, with unclear reasoning behind her detainment by police officers, it is a pondered wonder if this case falls into the repeated patterns of many other cases made against the Christian community of Egypt including the Muslim Background Believers.

Shadia imprisoned 3 years for not converting to Islam   Full Story

 

In A surprise verdict, Shobra Criminal court in Egypt sentenced Shadia Nagi Ibrahim Elsisi 47 y yesterday 21 November 2007 to 3 years imprisonment for forgery “she did not commit” and for not following her father’s conversion to Islam. Father deserted home and converted to Islam in 1962, father returned to his family and Christianity, changed his document to appear as Christian a few years later, family lived a normal Christian life and all the children grew you at home as Christians believers, attending churchs and conducting their lives in the normal Christian manner.

This section will start from today 5/11/2007 to enlist problems and hardships Copts encounter in Egypt because of their religion. It compliments List of Atrocities.

A Christian woman in prison since 26/8/2007 because her father's conversion when she was 3 years old. 

Shadia and Bahia Nagy Ibrahim, both Christians aged 48y and 46 y old, Shadia in Banha prison since 26/8/2007 for a crime she never committed Bahia is on the run to be arrested for a crime she never committed too. 


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