Egypt presidential aide blames Christians for cathedral attack, sparks fury

Al Arabiya:

A Coptic Christian sits on a desk near the gate inside Cairo’s main Coptic cathedral, following Sunday’s clashes with Muslims, April 8, 2013. (Reuters)
Al Arabiya –

A statement on Tuesday by an Egyptian presidential aide accusing Christian Copts of being the cause of Monday’s clashes near Cairo’s Abbasiya Cathedral has caused public outrage.

Issam al-Hadad, the president’s assistant on foreign affairs, published the statement on Facebook, saying that during a funeral of Christians on Monday, some angry mourners attacked passing cars.

This led some people near the cathedral to open fire and throw rocks, which escalated into an exchange of gunfire, he added.

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One Reply to “Egypt presidential aide blames Christians for cathedral attack, sparks fury”

  1. As I said in a previous comment a pogrom has been declared against the Egyptian Christians, one that will probably turn into a genocide.

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