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Report: 2 Christians shot in Libya after refusing to convert to Islam

October 01, 2013

Two Coptic Christians were shot in northeastern Libya after they refused to convert to Islam, according to Morning Star News, a news service that reports on the persecution of Christians.

During a September 25 robbery, Waleed Saad Shaker, 25, and Nash’at Shenouda Ishaq, 27, were shot after refusing to convert. Shaker died immediately, while Ishaq told a relative what happened before he died, according to the report.


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  • Posted by: garedawg - Oct. 02, 2013 12:55 AM ET USA

    Holy martyrs Waleed Saad Shaker and Nash’at Shenouda Ishaq, pray for us!