Attack On Coptic Christians In Egypt, Military Crackdown In Brazil And A Final Dispatch From Cannes

Gunmen fired on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Minya, where many Christians live in Egypt. Here, a photo from 2015 shows Coptic Christians walking outside St. Markos Church in Minya.
Gunmen fired on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Minya, where many Christians live in Egypt. Here, a photo from 2015 shows Coptic Christians walking outside St. Markos Church in Minya.
Gunmen fired on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Minya, where many Christians live in Egypt. Here, a photo from 2015 shows Coptic Christians walking outside St. Markos Church in Minya.
Gunmen fired on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Minya, where many Christians live in Egypt. Here, a photo from 2015 shows Coptic Christians walking outside St. Markos Church in Minya.

Attack On Coptic Christians In Egypt, Military Crackdown In Brazil And A Final Dispatch From Cannes

On today’s show:

  • At least 26 people have been killed and 25 wounded after gunmen cornered a bus carrying Coptic Christian pilgrims in central Egypt today. Sarah Yerkes, a fellow in the Carnegie Endowment’s Middle East Program, joins us to discuss.
  • Then, there’s a military crackdown on protests in Brazil. Joe Leahy, the Brazil bureau chief for the Financial Times, weighs in.
  • Plus, Milos Stehlik brings us his third dispatch from the Cannes Film Festival in France.
  • On Weekend Passport: A Moroccan play The Match.