Copts in Germany, France, Australia, Canada, Sweden and elsewhere fear Islamic jihad attacks:
Coptic Christmas canceled in Melbourne
In Melbourne, Bishop Suriel has cancelled Coptic Christmas celebrations, and instead will hold an ecumenical prayer service with other Christian leaders to remember the victims.Â Â (Source)
Al Qaeda threatens 100 Egyptian-Canadian Copts over conversions to Christianity
‘We will return to Islam and all the mujahideen will cut off their heads’
The website Shumukh-al-Islam, an Al Qaeda propaganda tool, has created a list with photos, addresses and phone numbers of Coptic Christians, most with dual Egyptian and Canadian nationality, who spoke openly against Islam. (Source)
And German leaders are calling on moderate Muslims to stand up against the jihadists. How many hundreds of such calls have we seen here over the years? When are people going to get a clue that they are waiting for something that is never going to happen?
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Strengthened security measures “for a period of time” around the 19 sites in France, like in Egypt, before the Orthodox Christmas on Thursday and Friday.
Coptic church in Sweden closed over threats:
The Coptic Christian church in Agnesberg (Gothenburg) was closed down after receivingÂ threats. The Swedish security service was called in . (Islam in Europe)
Geneva police to protect Swiss CoptsÂ (Swissinfo)