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Mission Network News
March 29th, 2013
"Things are taking a turn for the worse in Egypt. "I think people should be watching very closely the situation in Egypt, as it regards religious freedom." Christians and moderate Muslims were protesting outside Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Cairo yesterday. Islamic radicals took the demonstrators to a nearby mosque. "They were abused and tortured inside that mosque...and then sort of left for dead," says Todd Nettleton with Voice of the Martyrs USA. "The fact that people would be taken from a protest and tortured I think is a very concerning sign of what direction things are going in Egypt." Ask the Lord to protect His people in Egypt, and pray for the country's leadership. You can also help by reaching out to government officials. Earlier this month, the U.S. gave Egypt $250 million in aid. "We don't want to pay people to torture our Christian brothers and sisters. Maybe these aid dollars need to be tied to some serious progress one some of these human rights issues." "