Egyptian Christians Doing Better Under President al-Sisi, but Continue to Suffer Persecution and Violence from Radical Muslims

People demonstrate in front of the Egyptian Television building to protest the torching of a church in the village of Sol in Atfeeh, south of Cairo March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany

Experts on the persecution of Egyptian Christians report that although life under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is better for Christians than past presidents, such as Mohamed Morsi or Hosni Mubarak, believers continue to face persecution and violence at the hands of radical Muslims who evade arrest and prosecution. 

When mobs of radical Muslims attack Christians, none of them get arrested, said Coptic Christian leader Samuel Tadros. Instead, the victims of violence are arrested by police.

“Not a single person has been convicted or spent time in jail for attacking Christians,” said Tadros, who was among the experts who spoke at a Zoom conference on Friday hosted by In Defense of Christians, an advocacy group for Middle Eastern Christians.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Jackson Elliott

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