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TORONTO — A Canadian man who was sentenced to death in absentia today in Cairo over an anti-Islam movie says he’s terrified of being kidnapped and taken to Egypt.

An Egyptian court has sentenced Nader Fawzy and seven others to death in relation to Innocence of Muslims — a low-budget film that sparked deadly riots in parts of the Muslim world.

The Toronto store manager tells The Canadian Press he had nothing to do with the movie.

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He says Egyptian authorities are out to get him because he is an outspoken Coptic Christian activist.

Fawzy said he’s terrified of being kidnapped and spirited to Egypt. Fawzy, who came to Canada in 2002 from Sweden and lost his Egyptian citizenship in 1992, denied any involvement in the film. He said the Egyptian government…

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