Christians of Upper Egypt

Year

2014

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MINYA EGYPT - June 12: The son of a part time farmer and trader cleans the stall behind his house in the small village of Abu Qurqas near MINYA, EGYPT on June 12. (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 12: Young men relax in the Nile beside the majority christian village of Abu Qurqas near MINYA, EGYPT on June 12 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 13: Christian farmers with tattoos of Jesus work their fields near MINYA, EGYPT on June 13 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 12: Atef, a farmer who left his house in a mainly muslim neighborhood for a christian neighborhood after a sectarian fight lead to his house being invaded and damaged near MINYA, EGYPT on June 12 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 12: A young men walks on the Nile beside the majority christian village of Abu Qurqas near MINYA, EGYPT on June 12. (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 12: Young men watch the sunset and relax by the nile in the mainly christian town of Abu Qarqas near MINYA, EGYPT on June 12 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 12: An icon of Jesus is displayed beside the television of a Christian farmers house near MINYA, EGYPT on June 12 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 12: A mainly christian neighborhood of Abu Qarqas as seen through the doors of an evangelical church near MINYA, EGYPT on June 12 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 12: A boy with a tattoo of the cross holds one of his pet pigeons in Abo Qarqas near MINYA, EGYPT on June 12 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 13: Atef a Christian farmer who was driven out of his home in a muslim neighborhood of Abu Qarqas tends to his field near MINYA, EGYPT on June 13 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 13: Christian farmers discus prices and trading in Abu Qarqas near MINYA, EGYPT on June 13 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 13: The field of a christian farmer near MINYA, EGYPT on June 13 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 13: A christian farmer walks through his field near MINYA, EGYPT on June 13 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 13: A christian farmer rides his donkey towards home for the afternoon resting time near MINYA, EGYPT on June 13 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 13: Christian farmers work their fields near MINYA, EGYPT on June 13 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 13: Christian farmers work their fields near MINYA, EGYPT on June 13 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 13: Christian farmers work their fields near MINYA, EGYPT on June 13 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

MINYA EGYPT - June 13: A field in the mainly christian village of Abu Qarqas near MINYA, EGYPT on June 13 . (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)