Cairo: Although the Church has announced it does not favour a certain contender in Egypt’s coming presidential election, Marina Nadi, a Christian business administration student, is certain that neither she nor her family will vote for any Islamist contestant. “The Islamist-dominated parliament has done nothing to allay the Copts’ fears about their future in this [...]
A judge in Upper Egypt has dismissed all charges against a group of Salafi Muslims who cut off the ear of a Christian in a knife attack and tried to force him to convert. The Salafists, who say they base their religion on the practices of the first three generations of Muslims after Muhammad, had [...]
Iran. Lawyer of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani who faces execution for converting to Christianity, Faces Prison.
Jailed Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who faces execution for converting from Islam to Christianity, will be soon without a lawyer as his defense attorney has been sentenced to nine years imprisonment. Judge Salavati has upheld the nine-year prison sentence for prominent lawyer and distinguished human rights activist Mohammad Ali Dadkhah. Dadkhah told the International Campaign [...]