Posted by: becketfund | November 11, 2007

Egypt: Police Detain Two More from Religious Rights Group

Reuters reports that Egyptian police raided the Cairo homes of two members of the Middle East Christians Association, detaining the group’s spokesman and another member of the organization, and confiscating computers and cell phones. The group, which campaigns for secularism in the Middle East and equal rights for Christians, has been targeted by the government before; two other members were arrested in August and were only recently released from prison.

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