Coptic Teens and Teacher Jailed in Egypt

My latest article for WORLD turns to Egypt, where four teenage boys and their teacher are in prison over a video mocking ISIS.

Egyptian authorities continue to detain a Coptic Christian teacher and four teenagers in Al-Nasriyah, for “insulting Islam.”

During a May 7 hearing, the judge ordered they be held 15 more days for investigation, according to Todd Daniels, International Christian Concern’s regional manager for the Middle East.

During a field trip, five teenage boys were filmed on a cell phone mocking the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). In the video, they pretended to be ISIS members praying, and one boy mimicked slitting another boy’s throat, similar to the recent murder of 21 Christians.

Continue reading at Worldmag.com

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Here's what you might like to know about me. My name is Julia and I'm a Christian. I love the Bible and, much less importantly, a good steak. My goal with this site is to share the truth of scripture with believer and non-believer alike, and to specifically encourage believers to study and know the Bible, and warn them of false teachings in and around the church. Romans 1:16-17 "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, the just shall live by faith."
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