March 28, 2014

Egypt's Christians Put Their Faith in Al-Sisi

Aryn Baker, Time

The Associated Press

Now that Sisi is planning a presidential run, he can count on solid support from a Christian population traumatized by fears of continued communal attacks, no matter how many questions come up about his dictatorial tendencies.

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TAGGED: Egypt, Coptic Christians, Copts, Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi


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