CAIRO, Egypt (Morning Star News) – A group of Muslims robbed two Egyptian Christians living in Libya, then tied up and shot them to death after the two Copts refused their demand to convert to Islam, relatives said. On a rural road in Derna District in northeastern Libya on Wednesday (Sept. 25), a group of Muslims […]
Orthodox Copts refused Muslims’ demand to convert to Islam, relatives say.
Beatings, electrical shock exacerbated serious heart condition.
CAIRO, Egypt (Morning Star News) – Repeated electrical shock torture of an Egyptian Christian accused of “proselytizing” in Libya likely exacerbated his heart ailment, leading to his death in custody, according to sources close to the deceased. Ezzat Hakim Atallah died on Sunday (March 10) in a Tripoli jail while in the custody of an […]
Egyptian accused of distributing Christian books allegedly tortured.
CAIRO, Egypt (Morning Star News) – Arrests continue of Christians accused of proselytizing in Libya, with a total of seven now known to be in custody including one reported to have been tortured, sources said. Four expatriate Christians in the eastern coastal town of Benghazi were arrested on Feb. 10, accused of proselytizing. Libya’s Preventative […]