Muslim Mob Attacks Coptics in Egypt

Aug 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: News Posts

On July 22, a video was posted on YouTube that shows a Muslim mob in the Saft Al-Kharsa village in Beni Suef in Egypt chasing Coptic families and throwing stones at them.The video was shot by one of the local Coptic women on the balcony of her house. In the video, you can hear the woman saying “Don’t be afraid. Be careful. Get inside, my daughter. Get inside” as the attacks continue. The attacks started Friday after rumors that Copts were converting their homes into churches reached the mosques. According to albawaba.com, tension started when security forces seized Ishaq Fahim, a Copt who used his house as a church for the local Christian villagers. Fahim had previously been warned against using his home as a public place of worship. He and the mobbers who attacked him were arrested and Fahim was forced to sign an agreement stating he wouldn’t turn his house into a church.

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