Friday, January 18, 2013

Washington Post - Christian stores burned in southern Egypt after Muslim girl allegedly sexually assaulted
The Washington Post reports: "Police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of Muslim protesters trying to storm a Coptic Christian church in southern Egypt Friday, after a word spread that a Christian man sexually assaulted a 6-year-old girl. Witnesses in Marashda village in the province of Qena said several shops and cars owned by Coptic Christians were torched overnight after Muslim villagers accused a merchant in his sixties of molesting the young girl."

Comment: It's really sad to think that all it takes is a malicious rumor to incite mob violence against Christians in Egypt. 

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