Egypt recognizes Christian converts
By RACHELLE KLIGER
THE MEDIA LINE NEWS
Feb 10, 2008
Twelve Egyptian converts to Christianity have had their conversions officially recognized by an Egyptian court.
The 12 who were born Copts, converted to Islam and then converted back to their original faith.
The recognition of their new faith by the highest civil court in Egypt overturns an April 2007 ruling by a lower court forbidding them to convert to Christianity on the grounds that it would be apostasy.
The ruling is seen as a small victory for human rights advocates in Egypt. the rest