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Egypt Detains Christian For “Praying Without License”

Coptic Christianity A Coptic Christian was believed to remain under police surveillance Friday, November 6, after he was reportedly detained for two days in central Egypt for “praying without a license.”

The Christian man said he was eventually released after two days on “compassionate grounds”, but added that Egypt’s feared State Security service has placed him under observation by three policemen.