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More attacks on Coptic Christians
« on: August 01, 2011, 10:26:33 PM »
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An exchange of harsh words on July 25 between Ruth, a Christian woman, and Gassem Fouad, a Muslim man who had parked his tricycle in front of her home, escalated into assault by the man on Ruth and other Christian villagers, and the arrest of one Copt. After Ruth, who is 5 months pregnant, was assaulted, a Muslim mob waited for Coptic farmers to return from the fields, where they were intercepted and beaten with iron rods and pipes.

Security forces managed to contain the situation.

Six Christians, including Ruth and her sister-in-law Hannan, were hospitalized with concussions, head injuries and broken limbs. No Muslim was injured.

None of the Muslim perpetrators was arrested.


The rest can be read here:

http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/2011/07/egypt-muslim-attack-on-christians-provoked-by-installation-of-church-bell/
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Re: More attacks on Coptic Christians
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2011, 12:54:05 AM »
May the Lord protect and save our Coptic brothers and sisters, may He calm the storm of hate that is ones more raging against them. may the prayer of all the saints be with the Copts protect them against the hosts of mestema/hatred. May the Mother of Light come to the aide of her beloved children the Copts. Amen.
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Re: More attacks on Coptic Christians
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2011, 12:59:51 AM »
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Re: More attacks on Coptic Christians
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2011, 01:22:56 AM »
May the Lord protect and save our Coptic brothers and sisters, may He calm the storm of hate that is ones more raging against them. may the prayer of all the saints be with the Copts protect them against the hosts of mestema/hatred. May the Mother of Light come to the aide of her beloved children the Copts. Amen.

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Re: More attacks on Coptic Christians
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2011, 02:46:12 AM »
May the Lord protect and save our Coptic brothers and sisters, may He calm the storm of hate that is ones more raging against them. may the prayer of all the saints be with the Copts protect them against the hosts of mestema/hatred. May the Mother of Light come to the aide of her beloved children the Copts. Amen.

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Re: More attacks on Coptic Christians
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2011, 08:32:15 AM »
Kyrie, eleison!