Skip to comments.Coptic Christian Student Murdered By Classmates for Wearing a Cross [Egypt]
Posted on 10/31/2011 8:36:17 PM PDT by marshmallow
(AINA) -- In mid-October Egyptian media published news of an altercation between Muslim and Christian students over a classroom seat at a school in Mallawi, Minya province. The altercation lead to the murder of a Christian student. The media portrayed the incident as non-sectarian. However, Copts Without Borders, a Coptic news website, refuted this version and was first to report that the Christian student was murdered because he was wearing a crucifix.
"We wanted to believe the official version," said activist Mark Ebeid, "because the Coptic version was a catastrophe, as it would take persecution of Christians also to schools." He blamed the church in Mallawi for keeping quiet about the incident.
Today the parents of the 17-year-old Christian student Ayman Nabil Labib, broke their silence, confirming that their son was murdered on October 16, in "cold blood because he refused to take off his crucifix as ordered by his Muslim teacher." Nabil Labib, the father, said in a taped video interview with Copts United NGO, that his son had a cross tattooed on his wrist as per Coptic tradition, as well as another cross which he wore under his clothes.
Both parents confirmed that Ayman's classmates, who were present during the assault and whom they met at the hospital and during the funeral, said that while Ayman was in the classroom he was told to cover up his tattooed wrist cross. He refused and defiantly got out the second cross which he wore under his shirt. "The teacher nearly chocked by son and some Muslim students joined in the beating," said his mother.
According to Ayman's father, eyewitnesses told him that his son was not beaten up in the school yard as per the official story, but in the classroom. "They beat my son so much in the classroom..........
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Wearing a cross in Utah is not very popular either...
Coming soon, to an America near you.
And Muslims attending Catholic universities want all Christian icons removed from site.
And America grabs the ankles and bends over while talking about the economy, jobs and the national debt all the while not understanding that, after Islam is established, these points are moot and of no value.
Sounds like some of that new “democracy” that Barry and Hillary have been telling us about.
The muslim’s never ended their crusade, only the christians stopped...
It’s about time the Christians in Egypt decide to create their own state. I am sure Israel would help them out. Enough living with those godless heathens!
If you were an admirer of JFK, would you wear a Mannlicher Carcano tee?
They had their own state. It was called EGYPT.
I watched a program tonight on ABC tv (Australia) about Egypt now. Quite informative. Apparently, the police & the army have taken complete control, same brutal tactics as before. The program also has segments on Coptic Christians.
Click “play video” to watch the program called “Revolution Hijacked!” in the link below.
ping to #13 and video link.
Egyptians ought to be thankful that they don’t seem to have a pre-determined political leader (Khomeini, murderer-in-chief) Iran during 1979 revolution had. The situation post-revolution in Iran was much much worse than Egypt in 2011 - Islamics immediately took full control, and disarmed “the Artesh (traditional Iranian army), and immediately executed many of them, followed by sham elections, which seemed genuine at the time. At least Egyptians seem to have a chance. But, I see (and saw in January) many shades & echoes of Iran in 1979 & thereafter. The next 4 yrs will be particularly interesting in Egypt. Problem is that ‘pro-democracy revolutionaries’ are often caught up in revolutionary fever and fervour. They never take a long term view - sucked in.. - same can be said for Tunisia & Libya. Though, each is unique in its own right.
Any views or thoughts on #s 13 & 16?
Egypt: Christian student murdered for refusing to remove crucifix
Thanks odds! The video and accompanying transcript has left me nearly speechless. One thought (maybe because it is Halloween) .... A devil’s brew cannot be drank without consequences. In this brew, there will be plenty of demons Egypt will be drinking in. Consequences (unknown)?