Thursday, June 29, 2006

Fanatic Kills a Copt in Zagazeeg.

The web site copts-united .com and the Egyptian Association for Human Rights (whose president is Dr. Naguib Gobrail), have announced that a Copt with the name of Fouad Fawzy has been stabbed to death in his shop by a fanatic Moslem on Monday, 26 of June.

The crime happened in the Egyptian city of Zagazeeg, north of Cairo. According to the statements, the killer does not know his victim personally, and the killing happened for the sole reason that Mr. Fawzy is a Copt.

Few details are known so far, but it seems that the assassin entered Fawzy’s shop pretending to be a customer. Once he was inside, he started screaming “Kafer…Kafer” meaning “Unbeliever in Islam” and attacked the victim with a knife causing him severe and fatal wounds. The killer left the shop murmuring Islamic verses.

Both Copts-United and the Egyptian Association of Human Rights have appealed to the Egyptian authorities and security forces to secure speedy justice in this yet another horrific crime against the Copts. They stressed that this crime can be well related to the deeply harmful effects of the fanatic Islamic statements and sermons given in the Egyptian Media and mosques all over Egypt.


At 2:20 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

This news is not exactly as mentioned . the killer is the vectim noughber in sweet shop . the accedent has no connection to religous resons . although the killer looks like fennatic but he is not. please dont put a news with no full investigation and you can ask the chiurch in Zagazig.

abd meseeh Ameen

At 2:48 PM , Anonymous raif said...

To Mr. Abd El Meseeh,

Please notice that this item of news is taken from other sources, which are mentioned by name.


At 5:58 PM , Blogger Egypeter said...

Hi Raif -

I love your blog brother!! A day does not pass by without me stopping by to check on Coptic news.

As far as this post we have an accurate story? What really happened? Please keep us posted.

God bless you and your efforts!!


At 6:31 PM , Anonymous raif said...

Hi Peter,

Your support and kind words are much appreciated.

Please read the post about the video clips, and try to watch them, but I have to warn you, they are very moving.

May God bless you and have mercy on all of us.

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