Christians begin to flee Egypt
“What we want, as Arabs, is to be. However, we can only be, if the other is not’.
(Ben BellaÂ 1982,Â Â Algeria’s first president,Â Â in a lapidary formula.)
Christians afraid of the headbangers in the mosques’
A growing number of Egypt’s 8-10 million Coptic Christians are looking for a way to get out as Islamists increasingly take advantage of the nationalist revolution that toppled long-standing dictator Hosni Mubarak in February. Â Â Egypt Daily News reported on Tuesday that “lawyers who specialize in working with Coptic Egyptians…say that in the past few weeks they have received hundreds of calls from Copts wanting to leave Egypt.”
Not that any Muslim would ever apologize to the Pope, but speaking out for murdered and oppressed Â Christians gives Musims hissy fits: kafir pope, know your place!
Ahmad Tayyib said that there are over 1 billion 300 million Muslims in the world who are awaiting an apology issued from Pope Benedict the 16th. Muslims will not forgive him for the continuous disrespectful remarks that come out of his mouth.
“They are insisting on leaving Egypt because the risks of staying here are too great,” Naguib Gabriel, a Coptic human rights lawyer, told Egypt Daily News. “Many Christians are afraid of the future because of the fanatics in the mosques.”
At least 20 Christians have been killed in sectarian violence with Muslims since Mubarak’s ouster. And groups like the Muslim Brotherhood have been taking a n increasingly visible role in forming Egypt’s next government.
Coptic leaders have complained that they are being left out of the decision-making process, raising fears that the Egypt of tomorrow will be far less free and democratic than even the Egypt of Mubara
And the Winner is: The Muslim Brotherhood!
The leader of theÂ Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt’s largest opposition group,announced Wednesday that his group has the ability to win 75% of parliamentary seats in the country’s planned September elections.Â Read more at:Â Investigativeproject.org