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Threatening message from diaspora Copts to Adly Mansour, Al-Mesryoon (Egypt), 7 December 2013

Egypt’s Coptic Christians living in the diaspora have sent a message to interim Egyptian president Adly Mansour demanding several actions to be taken in order to protect Copts in the country. The message was also sent to the European Union and the church in Egypt. Exact population figures of Copts living in Egypt are unknown. Copts have been increasingly persecuted by Islamist trends following the ouster of former president Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood.

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