Egyptian court sentences Christian family to 15 years for converting from Islam


Mohammed MorsiThe 15-year prison sentence given to a woman and her seven children by an  Egyptian court for converting to Christianity is a sign of things to come,  according to alarmed human rights advocates who say the nation’s Islamist  government is bad news for Christians in the North African country.

A criminal court  in the central Egyptian city of Beni Suef  meted  out the shocking sentence last week, according to the Arabic-language Egyptian  paper Al-Masry Al-Youm. Nadia Mohamed Ali, who was raised a Christian, converted  to Islam when she married Mohamed Abdel-Wahhab Mustafa, a Muslim, 23 years ago.  He later died, and his widow planned to convert her family back to Christianity  in order to obtain an inheritance from her family. She sought the help of others  in the registration office to process new identity cards between 2004 and 2006.  When the conversion came to light under the new regime, Nadia, her children and  even the clerks who processed the identity cards were all sentenced to  prison.

Samuel Tadros, a research fellow at Hudson Institute’s Center for

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  1. I find it shocking that John Kerry has announced millions in aid to Egypt. It’s like rewarding them for attacking Christianity!

    • Slowly they are selling us out, and one guy from Iran told us on a show I was listing to, a guy from their military, said, the money America give as aid to Egypt and these countries, are being used to train and support terrorist in America building Mosque all over the country in which they train these guys. Sad .

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