Egyptian Coptic Christians seek Russian refuge

by 1389 on February 17, 2013

in 1389 (blog admin), Christianity, Egypt, Islamic terrorism, Russia

BBC has the story:

(h/t: Da_Beerfreak)

11 February 2013 Last updated at 16:52 ET

Egypt’s Coptic Christian population has often had a difficult relationship with the country’s Muslim majority, and human rights groups estimate that several thousand Copts may have left the country since the 2011 revolution.

For a significant number Russia offers hope of a secure future, but the new life awaiting them in an unfamiliar environment is often not without its own difficulties.

BBC Russia’s Olga Ivshina reports.

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