Posted by: becketfund | June 13, 2009

Egypt: Court Refuses to Recognize Conversion on ID

CAIRO – The Administrative Court refused on June 13 to recognize a Muslim convert to Christianity, Peter Ethnasios, request that his identity card be changed to express his new religious affiliation and change of name, AINA reported on June 14.  In a similar case, Mohamed Hegazy, who changed his name to Bishoy, filed a similar request in 2008 and was also rejected.

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