A mother and her seven children are jailed for 15 years for converting to Christianity and changing their names.
Nadia Mohamed Ali and her children Mohab, Maged, Sherif, Amira, Amir and Nancy were sentenced at the criminal court in Beni Suef, 70 miles south of Cairo.
Another seven people involved in the case were also sentenced to five years in prison, according to reports.
Nadia was born a Christian, but converted to Islam when she married husband Mohamed Abdel-Wahhab Mustafa 23 years ago.
He later died, and she planned to convert back to Christianity along with her family.
In 2004, after converting back to Christianity, they attempted to get new identity cards with their Christian names on them.
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