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Friday, August 03, 2007

Young Egyptian Christians refuse 'conversion' test

Two young boys ordered to take a school test that would result in their conversion to Islam wrote, “I am Christian,” on their exam papers, according to the World Net Daily.

Mario Medhat Ramses, 11, and Andrew Medhat Ramses, 13, are now facing a future in which their educational opportunities could be limited, said Sam Grace, a spokesman for Coptic News.

“What brought the case to the public attention is the categorical refusal of the two kids to pass the Islamic exams and convert to Islam, stating, ‘they will not deny their Christianity and convert to Islam no matter what it would cost them,’” Grace said.

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