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MAR 06, 2014 - Huffington Post

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In Egypt, Coptic Christian Group Energizes Young People To Fight For Civil Rights

CAIRO, Egypt (RNS) A group of Christian youth activists that came together in the tumultuous aftermath of the Egyptian revolution is looking to the future and hoping to build on the gains wrought in Tahrir Square by mobilizing young people to better advocate for themselves. “One of the main things is that people started to speak,” said Mina Elkess, a 28-year-old ophthalmologist and one of the group’s leaders. Since the revolution, Christians have begun participating more directly in the political process, a primary goal of the Maspero Youth Union, which celebrated its third anniversary on ... Read More

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