Skip to comments.Egypt: 2 Coptic Boys Are Held as Contempt of Religion Cases Rise
Posted on 10/04/2012 9:04:11 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Two Coptic Christian boys have been detained by the authorities on charges that they defiled the pages of a Koran, the latest in a spate of recent cases involving accusations that people have insulted Islam.
The boys, ages 9 and 10, are being held in juvenile detention in the village of Ezbet Marco, south of Cairo, according to Ishak Ibrahim, a researcher with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights who is investigating the case. They were detained last Sunday, when the imam of the local mosque claimed that he saw the children tearing the pages of a Koran.
Other news reports said the boys were accused of urinating on the Koran pages.
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I’m sure Obama is happy to see these boys arrested.
Good thing we now have religious tolerance in the Middle East.
And we’re sending $130 million to these people every month ?
Coming to a town near you in Zero’s second term.
Now we wait for the next terrorist attack and then Clinton and Susan Rice can blame the attack on the outrageous disgusting acts done by these two misguided ner-do-wells against a great religion.
“And it shall come to pass in that day, that the great trumpet shall be blown, and they shall come which were ready to perish in the land of Assyria, and the outcasts in the land of Egypt, and shall worship the LORD in the holy mount at Jerusalem.” Isaiah 27:13