June 18, 2012

Coptic Christian expats keep a wary eye on Egyptian elections

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RNS photo courtesy St. Mary & St. Verena Coptic Orthodox Church

RNS photo courtesy St. Mary & St. Verena Coptic Orthodox Church

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LOS ANGELES (RNS) Abdel is an Egyptian Christian, so fearful of retribution that he asked that only his first name be used. Fellow Coptic Christians, he says, can't get jobs in Egypt, and he was jailed for nine days for handling out Christian pamphlets.  By Lilly Fowler.

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