representative of the Coptic Egyptian community in Britain has appealed
to British National Party MEP Nick Griffin to highlight the violent
anti-Christian attacks in Egypt by Islamist-supporting police in Egypt,
instances of which are routinely covered up by the politically-correct
controlled mass media.
a statement released by Mr Griffin’s office, he announced that he would
most certainly raise the latest attack at the earliest opportunity in
Parliament, coming as it does hard on the heels of similar attacks by
Muslims on Christian churches on the island of Cyprus.
appeal for Mr Griffin’s assistance in publicising the latest attack in
Egypt was sent by a well-known representative of the Coptic Christian
community, who said that he was “writing on behalf of some of the
Egyptian Copts who live in Great Britain. We are very concerned for the
life and safety of our Christian brothers who live in fear under
constant persecution from the State of Egypt.
the small hours of Wednesday morning 24th November 2010, the Egyptian
Police opened fire on Christian worshippers who were staying overnight
in a new building that they had built to use for services and prayers,”
the letter continued.
person was killed instantly and two others died two days later in
hospital. Over 64 people were injured, some seriously, and 165 people
were detained by Police.
incident happened in Al-Omraneya near Cairo where there is a high
concentration of Christian population. For the last 10 years the
Christian residents there have been trying to obtain a license to build a
church, but without success.
get around the obstacle of building a church, they obtained permission
to build a four-storey building with the intention of using part of it
to gather for prayers.
“The council’s Health and Safety department advised them to add to the original plan an escape stairwell, which they did.
building was almost complete when an inspection by another department
from the council found the new stairwell added to the original plan
which they said was in breach of the original license.
meeting was conducted with the Governor who, in an act of deception,
advised the Christians that he was happy with the current building and
would approve it,” the appeal said.
was the night of that same day in which the Christians found that the
building was surrounded by thousands of policemen and saw demolition
equipment on standby near the building.
that months of their hard work was about to be demolished, they
gathered inside the building to stop the demolition. The Police fired at
them tear gas, plastic bullets and live ammunition.
Christians trapped inside the building and surrounded by thousands of
policemen responded to the bullets by throwing bricks and stones at the
Police. The Police closed in on the building shouting Allah Akbar!
(Allah is Great), kill the infidels.
attacked the people with such savage brutality that many of them will
live with disabilities for the rest of their lives. They ransacked the
building, looting the donation box and altar vessels, threw the Holy
Bible on the ground and stamped on it, and burned the icons.
“The police acted in exactly the same way that Muslim terrorists act,” the letter continued.
following morning the state-run media gave a completely different
version of events. They accused the Christians of rioting and attacking
the police. This wrong version of events spread to the international
Attorney General of Egypt announced that the Christians who defended
themselves will face the full force of the Law. Nothing, however, was
done to the police who were seen on video firing live ammunition,
killing and injuring many people.
few days prior to these events, Muslim mobs had torched and burned to
the ground over twenty Christian houses, also killing their farm
animals, in the village of Nawahed at Qena province, in southern Egypt.
Christians gave the police the names of the perpetrators. However, the
police decided that no one was responsible and that the fires, which
affected only Christian houses, were merely an accident.
recent incidents and countless others, for which no one has been held
responsible, prove the long held suspicion that many of the attacks on
Christians are masterminded by the security forces in an attempt to
drive the Christians to leave their homeland and live in foreign
“In a way it is a slow, covert process of ethnic cleansing.
again the incident of Al Omranya highlights the plight of the Coptic
Christians in their own country. Despite the fact that the Copts are the
indigenous people of Egypt, they are discriminated against, persecuted
and killed by the Muslim majority, in collaboration with the police and
with the blessing of the Egyptian government.
the fact that sectarian violence in Egypt is increasing with alarming
severity, the British Government remains silent on the issue.
the Christians of Egypt, are in need of help from every person and
every country who cares for the values of freedom and human rights.
President and the government of Egypt will not act to protect
Christians unless they realise that their acts to hide the truth from
the eyes of the world are no longer working and that their devious acts
hope you will be able to raise these issues in the European Parliament.
I hope the European Parliament will be able to exert maximum pressure
on the Egyptian Government to face up to its obligations to comply with
the international conventions and laws on religious freedoms and human
“Thank you for taking the time to listen to our concerns,” the letter concluded.
Mr Griffin said that this sort of treatment was fairly typical in majority Muslim countries.
events should serve as a wake-up call for Christians in Britain who
think that they will be treated any differently if the establishment
succeeds with its plan to colonise those country with Islamics,” Mr
The Copts are native Egyptian Christians whose ancestors come from the
original ancient Egyptians, who embraced Christianity in the first
centuries after Christ.
Copts became a minority in Egypt after Muslim armies from Saudi Arabia
conquered that land by violence in the 7th century and today make up
just over 5 percent of the population of Egypt.