Amnesty International has called on Egyptian authorities to release a Coptic Christian schoolteacher held for contempt of Islam.
The rights group on Friday denounced the detention of 24-year-old Dimiana Abdel-Nour, a social studies teacher in a southern village near the famed city of Luxor. She was accused by some students of allegedly showing contempt while talking about Islam in class last month.
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