Egyptian Christian detained and mistreated in Lybia – Update

Greetings in the name of Jesus, Prince of Peace.

Our prayers have been requested following the arrest of an Egyptian Christian businessman in Benghazi, capital of Cyrenaica province, eastern Libya.

Sherief is a businessman who runs a bookshop in Benghazi. The stock includes Christian books, intended for sale to the many expatriate Arabic speaking Christians living and working in Benghazi and the surrounding areas.

We regret to report that Sherief was arrested on 10th February. He remains detained and, to date, has not been charged before a court. He has been physically mistreated repeatedly. Continue reading “Egyptian Christian detained and mistreated in Lybia – Update”