Egypt Arrests Students for Mocking Christianity
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2/12/2019 10:40 AM EST
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Here’s news you don’t hear about every day, via AFP:
Egyptian authorities have arrested four students for mocking Christian rituals in an online video and ordered them to be kept in custody for four days, a judicial source said Monday.
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The university students aged between 19 and 24 were accused of being in “contempt of the Christian religion”, the source said.
If tried and found guilty they could face up to five years in prison.
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They were arrested last week and remanded in custody by the state prosecutor overnight Sunday.
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