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Egypt's Most Infamous Christian Convert Faces 5 Years in Prison for 'False' TV Broadcast

June 20, 2014

(MSN) The first Egyptian convert to try to legally change his religious identity from Islam to Christianity on his government ID was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison.


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