Copt Christians

Has Western Media Exaggerated Divide Between Egypt’s Religious Groups?

Suzanne Manneh

From New America Media: A good amount of the media coverage before and during the first round of parliamentary elections -- some Egyptians have referred to it as their country’s “first free election” – has focused on religious tensions, both real and perceived, between the country’s Muslim majority (90 percent) and Coptic Christian minority (10 percent).

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