Religious conversions a growing sourc...

Religious conversions a growing source of stress - and violence - in Egypt

There are 2 comments on the The Globe and Mail story from May 31, 2013, titled Religious conversions a growing source of stress - and violence - in Egypt. In it, The Globe and Mail reports that:

In this Monday, May 14, 2013 photo, Maria Sourial, center, mother of Romani Farhan Amir, mourns his death as her son Mina, left, and husband Farhan Amir look on in their house, some 180 miles south of Cairo in the province of Assiut, Egypt.

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IL Principe


#2 Jun 1, 2013
Islumic people have begun the conversions of the weak-minded.

“But now I hear at times up to 15 cases coming from just one province,” he said.

He estimated some 500 conversions since Mr. Mubarak’s fall, 25 per cent of them involving underage Christian girls, some as young as 15, who end up being married off to older Muslim men.

Public conversions to Christianity are far rarer. Technically, it is not illegal for a Muslim to become Christian – though under Islamic law it can be punishable by death. But in the handful of cases over the past decade, converts were imprisoned for insulting religion, threatening national security or other charges.

With communal feeling strong in Egypt, conversions are rarely seen as simply a matter of personal choice. Among Christians and Muslims alike, families are outraged when a loved one switches religion and often react violently. Questions of honour become mixed in when it involves a daughter or wife.
IL Principe


#3 Jun 1, 2013
Extremely interesting article which quite clearly shows the hypocrisy of this religion of pure hate and racism:

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