Islamist Mob Storms Coptic Church Following Friday Prayers in Qena, Egypt

After the Arab Spring Revolution – Coptic Christians in Egypt live in fear.

Egyptian security men stand guard in front of a church in Qena, 700 km (435 miles) south of Cairo, in 2010. (Flickr)

An Islamist mob tried to storm a Coptic Christian Church today in Qena, Egypt after Friday prayers.
The Miami Herald reported:

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.

Violence flared again after Friday prayers, with witnesses saying protesters surrounded the village’s central Abu Fam church, hurling stones and trying to storm it. Some climbed the church walls and destroyed a cross atop it. Police fired tear gas to scatter the crowd.

Qena security director Gen. Salah Mazid was quoted in state media as saying that police are investigating the accusations against the merchant, who turned himself in at a nearby police station.

A resident who lives next to the church blamed extremist Islamists for spreading news of the accusations in order to enrage crowds and incite an attack on the church.

“They are terrorizing us. They try to find a reason to attack us,” said the resident, asking not to be named for fear of retribution. “In no time, this village turned to a ball of fire.”

“We know those behind it,” he said, referring to the Group for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, an organization which he said over the past two months has been visiting cafes and ordering people not to smoke. They force Muslims to go to the mosque to pray, he added.

The villages of Qena are among the poorest in Egypt. They also have a significant Coptic Christian population.

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  • Vlad Tepes also has a report.

  • Mikey

    This is what they voted for.

  • Libtards Lie

    When the MB gets done, they are going to make the Turks look like amauters with regard to the Amernian genocide.

    But then again, this is Obama’s people and why he wants to disarm the American public.

    Islamists coming to a neighborhood near you thanks to BO.

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  • bg


    Army acknowledges pedophilia part of Islam

    much more at link, in connecting links and threads..


  • bg
  • well i guess we are going to have some more islamophobia sermons this sunday in the catholic churches of the united states.

  • JDR-Taq

    Wow, Jim. Just wow.

    2 whole comments, just deleted.


    This isn’t the stupidest nation ever to inhabit the face of the earth?

    I didn’t even use any cuss words.

  • JDR-Taq

    Oops. Wrong thread. Sorry, Jim.

  • iconoclast

    Tear gas? The best response to Islamist mobs is machine guns and grenades. Maybe a few mortars when they get out of direct fire range.

    It is long past time to exterminate these vermin

  • Lim Lynn

    Didn't Jesus Christ once said the world will hate followers of Jesus Christ similar to GOD the Father Creator of the Universe and everything that's created in Planet Earth exception for giants created before Flood Noah time [those who doesn't conform to the world].
    Wherever Jews and Christian goes; there will be persecution.

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  • Limousine Barry

    Let me be clear, Osama bin Laden is dead and al Qaeda is alive. They even have a Twitter account. They are hip!

    After my indecisive handling of Benghazi I think we can expect similar results in Egypt!

    In fact, with my decision to let the French twist in the wind in Mali – and the fact that I let Khadafy’s heavy weapons flow into there, I think we can expect the same results as Benghazi – but on a much larger scale!

    I am trying to lose this war as fast as I can. But, it will take more time, more back-stabbing of the troops and negotiations with Terrorists. I promise to do my best!

    My gas guzzling limo is spewing fumes and David Axelrod and a new scam to shake down gun owners. It’s a simple power grabbing scheme by heavily armed government personnel – who will simply use guns to take guns away from citizens. I cannot go into details.

    Further, Hillary and I will not be available to testify about the Benghazi massacre where my ban on use of automatic rifles against my Muslim Freedom Fighters was in full force. I cannot answer any more questions! Good day.

  • Charles Bigelow

    Osama Bin-Laden dead does not mean Islamo-Fascists are dead as well. Long Live Charles Martel!!!!

  • gsrider

    Nice one limousine Barry!

  • bigL

    Something like 30 % of egypt economy is from Tourism…this will really help.

  • gsrider

    I’m not sure the muztards wanted to harm the alleged christian child abuser, I think the muzzies just wanted to know where they can get themselves some six year old girl action, and, their blood god willing, 6 year old boys would be even better.