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 Egypt: Christian Beheaded as Islamist Violence Escalates

Amidst continuing unrest in Egypt, the country's Coptic Christian minority is facing an alarming campaign of violence at the hands of Islamist extremists.

In the most recent case, the decapitated body of 60 year old Magdy Habashi was found early Thursday in a cemetery in the town of Sheikh Zweid, in northern Sinai, after being abducted last Saturday by suspected Islamist radicals. He was the second Christian to be killed in northern Sinai in less than a week, following the assassination of Coptic Christian priest Mena Aboud Sharoben in the coastal city of Arish by suspected Islamist gunmen last Saturday.

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 2013/7/11 11:21Profile

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 Re: Egypt: Christian Beheaded as Islamist Violence Escalates

I remember when the Coptic Christians sided with the Islamist to over throw Mubarak and set up a new government. Guessing things are not turning out the way they thought.


 2013/7/11 22:58Profile

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