Skip to comments.Egyptian Christians allege torture at hands of Libyan Islamists
Posted on 03/05/2013 6:58:30 AM PST by george76
Libyan Islamists detained 48 Egyptian Christians in Benghazi last week, torturing them and using acid to burn off tattoos of the cross, according to family members.
The Christians, who are peddlers, were arrested by Islamist Salafists in Benghazi, who said they had Christian icons at their marketplace stalls
Benghazi residents have expressed outrage at the hardcore Salafists, who are believed to have been behind the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.
Repression of Christians living in Libya is on the rise
Kamels uncle, Khalaf Naguib Salib, said the Copts detained by Libya are mostly illiterate and dont know the meaning of proselytizing.
I say to Egypts president, his government and Foreign Ministry, that during Mubaraks term we felt we were second-class citizens, Salib said. This has deteriorated even further under the Muslim Brotherhood. What is the position of Egypts president on the violations committed against the expatriate Egyptians? Where is the freedom and justice? Why do we respect foreigners in our country when they violate our dignity in their countries?"
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Christian persecution and torture rising in Libya and Egypt - Another Obama accomplishment. Obama is steadily replacing secular oriented governments in the Middle East with Islamist governments. He is working to create the Greater Caliphate that will unite to attack and try to destroy Israel. Obama is supplying heavy weaponry and modern jets to Egypt which have no conceivable use other than to attack Israel. Obama is sending billions of borrowed dollars to prop up the Muslim Brotherhood. Leftist American Christians and Jews, when will you wake up?
Bearded savages acting like bearded savages.