300 Muslims Torch Coptic Christians' Homes in Egypt as Warning Not to Build New Church

July 7, 2016

A mob of 300 Muslims has torched at least four Coptic Christian houses in the Kom El Loofy village in Samalout, Upper Egypt, because the Christians wanted to build a church on their land.

"The torching of Coptic homes in Kom El Loofy underscores once more the urgent need for Egypt's House of Representatives to enact a law regulating the construction and renovation of houses of worship in a manner that guarantees the right of Christians to worship in community with others," said Christian Solidarity Worldwide Senior Press Officer Kiri Kankhwende.

Read more at: http://www.christianpost.com/news/300-muslims-torch-coptic-christians-homes-in-egypt-as-warning-not-to-build-new-church-166129/

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