Clearly Islamic law still has a strong influence, even in post-Muslim Brotherhood Egypt. The government has said that it would protect the Christians, but with verdicts like this, it doesn’t look all that much different from the Brotherhood regime. “Egyptian Christian jailed for contempt of religion,” Associated Press, June 24, 2014: LUXOR, Egypt — A […]
After pleading for the release of three al-Jazeera journalists from prison in Egypt, John Kerry got a slap in the face when they each were given 7-year sentences. Kerry can’t even get one U.S. Marine out of jail in Mexico, … Continue reading →
Raymond Ibrahim unveils the horrifying plight of the Copts.
He was “‘disturbing the peace by broadcasting false information’ after documenting political unrest in Egypt brought on by numerous Muslim extremist attacks on Christians.” In other words, even in post-Muslim Brotherhood Egypt, to publicize Muslim persecution of Christians is verboten. In Islamic law, if dhimmis complained about their second-class status, they would lose their “protection” […]
Muslim Brotherhood sympathizers recently went on a sexual assault and rape spree in Egypt as a way of “getting even” with those women who dared to celebrate the presidential victory of Abdel Fatteh al-Sisi—the former army chief who overthrew Muslim Brotherhood rule in Egypt. On June 8, when tens of thousands of Egyptians congregated in […]
The dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood continues in Egypt under newly-minted president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. On Sunday, two retail outlets owned by high-ranking members of the now illegal political party were seized and shut down, as per a court decree. … Continue reading →
Outgoing president and close ally of Sisi boasts of the anti-Christian “Conditions of Omar”.
The Muslim Brotherhood may be out of power, but clearly numerous Egyptians share their sensibilities. This case is reminiscent of the many blasphemy cases in Pakistan that were clearly exercises in harassing and intimidating that country’s non-Muslims. The al-Sisi government would do well to quash such prosecutions, but if it did, it might end up […]
A U.S. senator is blocking the delivery of 10 U.S. Apache attack helicopters urgently sought by the Egyptian government since last spring to battle al- Qaeda terrorists in the Sinai peninsula. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT – photo right) has prevented all … Continue reading →
Egypt has banned unauthorized preachers from giving sermons or teaching Islam in mosques and other public places, according to a decree on Saturday marking a further step in official efforts to curb Muslim Brotherhood and radical Islamic extremist influence. Al-Arabiya via BCF (h/t … Continue reading →