Egypt: Bible verses kept hostage strong An Egyptian Christian man held hostage for 13 days because of his faith has spoken about his ordeal. Iain Taylor / Open Doors Youssef Samaan Girgis | photo: Open Doors Sixty-eight-year-old Bakhit Aziz Georgi and his 35-year-old nephew Youssef Samaan Girgis were kidnapped at gunpoint from Bakhit’s small shop in Egypt last year. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.