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Lord have mercy, am I wrong to be cynical that anything will be done to protect the Copts? I think one of the problems is that this tends to happen after these folks, who are attacking the Copts get riled up after Friday prayers at the mosques.
Christian girls kidnapped, forced to marry and convert to Islam:http://www.christiantoday.com/article/egypt.christian.girls.kidnapped.forced.to.marry.and.convert.to.islam/88241.htm
Egyptian mob reportedly burns 80 Christian homes on rumor of new churchAn angry crowd of Muslims reportedly looted and burned the homes of 80 Christian families in an Egyptian village Friday after rumors circulated that they wanted to build a church.Christian media reported the violence taking place in the village of Qarayat al Bayda, near Alexandria, quoting witnesses who claimed police did little to protect them. The alleged violence began after noon prayers, when a throng of Muslims gathered in the front of a home being built, Mousa Zarif told International Christian Concern....
Maybe some Coptic Orthodox here can give us info how the Egyptian State authorities are dealing with Coptic Christians, it seems no matter who in charge, there always the case of police standing by doing nothing.
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