Human rights watchdog warns of worsening climate of Christian persecution in Egypt

September 15, 2016

The government in Egypt is signalling that Christians can be attacked "with impunity" because of a new law that discriminates against the religious minority, human rights advocates are warning. The new law, published by Al-Youm al-Sabaa, allows local authorities to forbid new church buildings and requires any new churches that are built to be "commensurate with" the number of Christians in the area.

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