Latest update: 17/07/2012
What does the future hold for Egypt's Coptic Christians?
The cosmopolitan city of Alexandria is considered an Islamist stronghold in Egypt, but it also has a significant proportion of Coptic Christians. With the election of Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi, the Copts fear Egypt will go in a direction opposite to the one they wish. Salafists, who allied themselves with the Brotherhood during the presidential elections, are calling for Sharia law to be adopted throughout the country.