Dozens of churches and Christian institutions in Egypt have reportedly been burned or attacked by Islamists with relatively little coverage from the mainstream media. One person described the attacks as a “literal pogrom.”
The terrifying thing is is that churches are encircled by mobs the way el Fat7 mosque is now with zero security, zero media coverage.
— أبو كار (@Sarahcarr) August 17, 2013
As Muslim Brotherhood supporters and Egyptian forces exchange gunfire during a standoff at Cairo’s Al-Fath mosque, Christians inside this charred church are reportedly praying for their “extremist brothers.”
— maría (@twitdemaria) August 17, 2013
— NourhanSalloum (@NourhanSalloum) August 17, 2013