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Coptic Christians: The essential facts in one minute

Coptic Christians are a significant minority in Egypt, with between six and 11 million members of the Church.

Copts claims they face discrimination and play a lesser part in Egyptian public life than their numbers justify.

There have also been violent attacks on Copts and their churches by Islamists.

Video produced by Sara Barman

  • 16 Feb 2015
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