Christian protestors attacked in Egypt
May 18, 2011
Coptic Christians in Cairo who were protesting recent attacks on churches were themselves attacked by a mob as riot police watched, according to press reports. The mob threw gasoline bombs and rocks at the Christian protestors. “The Christians are under organized attack by Muslim extremists, who have been emboldened since the fall of President Mubarak,” said Car Moeller, president of Open Doors USA. “And the army and security forces have been slow to respond to the attacks.”
- International experts warn of rising violence against Christians in Egypt and inaccurate reporting (CSW)
- Violence Erupts Again as Christians Protest in Egypt (Christian Post)
- Catholic church attacked in Cairo (CWN, 5/10)
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