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Video: Brother of Two Martyred Coptic Christians Thanks ISIS on Live TV

Zoe Romanowsky - published on 02/26/15

SAT-7 receives call from family member of martyrs who calls them the "pride of Christianity."
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In this news clip from SAT-7’s weekly worship program, "We Will Sing," the brother of two of the 21 Coptic Christians murdered in Libya says how proud his entire village is of all the men killed and even thanks their killers for including the men's declaration of faith in the execution video. The caller says his brothers, Bishoy Estafanos Kamel (25) and Samuel Estafanos Kamel (23), are "a badge of honor to Christianity." The clip is a powerful testimony to the faith of Christians in the Middle East—those martyred and those mourning them.

SAT-7 is a Christian satellite television network broadcasting in Arabic, Persian, and Turkish across 22 countries in the Middle East and North Africa, along with 50 countries in Europe. A non-profit founded in 1995 with the support of many Middle Eastern churches, it is the first and largest Christian satellite organization operating in the region.

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