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Coptic Christians Convicted for Contempt of Islam

A court in southern Egypt has convicted four Coptic Christian teenagers for contempt of Islam, an Egyptian lawyer said Thursday. Three of the teenagers received sentences of five years in prison. The sentence for the fourth defendant - who is under the age of 18 - was not announced but he has been referred to a juvenile facility for an indefinite period of detention. Maher Naguib, the lawyer for the teenagers, called the ruling "unbelievable" and said his clients should have...

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