Conversion, Adultery, and Savagery Strike Egypt

“The true story behind the recent Islamist attacks on Egypt’s Copts—wherein over a dozen Christians were killed, hundreds wounded, and their churches torched—is as illuminating as it is sordid.
To recap, Islamists—or “Salafists,” as many in the Egyptian media are referring to the “Taliban-looking guys in slippers”—demonstrated before St. Mark Cathedral, insisting that their “Muslim sister” Camelia Shehata be released by the Coptic Church, which was supposedly holding and torturing her, a Copt, for converting to Islam. So Camelia once again appeared announcing unequivocally that she never converted to Islam, and would live and die as a Christian.

Not ones to be deterred, Islamists immediately began rioting about how another Coptic girl…

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