Egyptian Christians Face Increased Kidnappings

Egyptian Christians Face Increased Kidnappings

4/8/2013 Kidnappers are increasingly targeting Christians in a southern province in Egypt. More than 150 Christians, including children, have been kidnapped for ransom in Minya province over the past two years. Many Christians live in this province, along with some of Egypt's most radical Islamists. The most recent widely reported case is that of Ezzat Kromer, a Christian gynecologist and father of three, who was abducted as he drove home from his practice in the village of Nazlet el-Amoden. A masked gunman fired a round between his feet as he sat behind the wheel of his car and said with…
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