Locals knew of the perpetrator as one who insulted and mistreated Christians.
The Copts (10% of Egypt’s population) are the descendants of a long line of ancient Egyptians who later converted to Christianity.
The three brothers were working in an agricultural field at the moment of their death.
When some Coptic students refused to remove their jewelry, they were beaten up by fellow students and their teachers.
Numerous Coptic Christians cross over to Libya in search of work despite knowing that they will face severe persecution.
Egypt is motivated to complete the restoration work on several Christian sites
Over 340 million Christians live in areas where they face persecution for their faith.
Since the campaign launched in 2017, almost two thousand Christian churches have been legalised.