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How will Egypt's Coptic Christians vote in the election?

As Egypt prepares for the presidential elections at the end of May, the country's sizeable Coptic Christian minority will vote - but with a wary eye on the past.

The community says they were treated like second-class citizens during the era of former president Hosni Mubarak.

Now after the rise of Islamists, they are hoping for a moderate leader to protect their rights.

BBC Arabic's Dina Demrdash reports.

  • 16 May 2012
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