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Egypt: Atheist blogger arrested for criticizing Islam

In the West, we don’t arrest people for criticizing Islam. We just excoriate them as “far-right,” “bigoted” “Islamophobes,” and blacken their names to the extent that all decent people shun them. We are much more enlightened in the U.S. than they are in Egypt. “Atheist blogger arrested in Egypt for anti-Islam criticism,” The New Arab, […]

A young Christian mother leaving a Coptic Orthodox church in the southern outskirts of Cairo was killed by an ISIS terrorist, and then left to die in the streets. She was shot trying to help the terrorist who shot her. Nesma (13) and her sister Karen (8). They lost her mother during an attack in […]

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Will the Islamophobia never end? “Egypt church application triggers attack,” World Watch Monitor, April 19, 2018: …The government has legalised 219 churches and church-affiliated buildings this year, but 3,511 others remain on the waiting list. The churches were built without licence as it was “next to impossible” to build or restore a church until the Law […]

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Egypt: Muslims murder Christian for having cross tattoo, vow to “kill more Copts”

Largely ignored by mainstream media and western politicians is the relentless persecution and slaughter of Christians in the Middle East. Christians continue to be slaughtered in Egypt on a regular basis, but the world yawns. The Muslim persecution of Christians in the Middle East has decimated centuries-old communities and has the Christians of Egypt living […]

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Hugh Fitzgerald: Professor Ziedan on Saladin

The Egyptian scholar and historian of medieval Islam, Professor Youssef Ziedan, recently caused a great deal of controversy in Muslim Arab circles, roiling the waters when he put forth, on an Egyptian talk show, his argument as go why the “Al-Aqsa” mosque in Jerusalem is not, and cannot be, the real one. Professor Ziedan pointed […]

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