Sudanese activist Tayeb Ibrahim, who had worked to expose Sudanese abuses in the volatile South Kordofan province and hopes to see family living in the U.S. state of Iowa, is hugged by his son Mohammed during an interview with The Associated Press in Cairo, Egypt, on June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
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Brian Rohan, Associated PressJune 29, 2017
"I'm totally depressed. I was approved over a year ago for resettlement, just passed my medical exam last week and was hoping to see family living in Iowa. But instead I'll be stuck here worried about my physical safety," said Ibrahim, who like many Sudanese refugees has no travel documents and
A billboard with a picture of Egyptian Coptic Pope Tawadros II, left, welcomes Pope Francis, at St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt, on Thursday, April 27, 2017.  (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
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Brian Rohan, Associated PressApril 28, 2017
Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic two-day visit aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front to repudiate violence committed in God's name.
In this Friday, April 14, 2006 file photo, Egyptian Copts cross their wrists in defiance outside the Saints Church in the Sidi Bishr district of Alexandria in Egypt. Egypt’s Coptic Christians have become the preferred target of Islamic State radicals operating in the Arab world’s most populous nation, seeking to sow discord, undermine President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, and split the country. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
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Brian Rohan, Associated PressApril 11, 2017
Egypt's Coptic Christians have become the preferred target of the Islamic State group, an apocalyptic cult seeking religious war.
Women cry during the funeral for those killed in a Palm Sunday church attack in Alexandria Egypt, at the Mar Amina church, on Monday, April 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Samer Abdallah)
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Brian Rohan, Associated PressApril 10, 2017
Women wailed as caskets marked with the word "martyr" were brought into the St. Mina monastery in Alexandria.
Egyptian Christian Ezzat Yaacoub Ishak, who fled el-Arish in North Sinai with his family two days ago due to fighting, stands in his newly rented apartment, in Ismailia, 120 kilometers (75 miles) east of Cairo, Egypt, on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
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Brian Rohan, Associated PressFebruary 28, 2017
"They're thirsty for the blood of any Christian," Wafaa Fawzy said.
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Brian Rohan, Associated PressFebruary 04, 2016
"It's clear that when you speak about social rights and workers' rights in Egypt you are implicitly denouncing the lack of freedom."