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To US VP Pence: Defend the Rights of Christians and all Egyptians

Expand Relatives of victims grieve next to coffins arriving to the Coptic church that was bombed on Sunday in Tanta, Egypt, April 9, 2017.  © 2017 Reuters United States Vice President Mike Pence, who canceled his visit to the Middle East in December amid a firestorm over US President Donald Trump’s announcement about Jerusalem, is due to visit Egypt on January 20, as part of a trip that will also include visits to Jordan and Israel to address “the shared need to combat terrorism and assist persecuted religious minorities.” Speaking at the “In Defense of Christians” organization’s annual dinner…

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