Fear is spreading throughout many regions in Egypt as Christians become the recent victims of numerous kidnappings and attacks by fundamental Muslims.
CFI’s co-worker in the region recently reported that three Christian doctors have been kidnapped in El Minya, and three more doctors have received threats by telephone.
Another report indicates that four Coptic Christians have been kidnapped in the cities of Qena and Nag Hammadi. In Nag Hammadi, the Christians were taken as churchgoers were gathered around the Church of the Archangel Naga Hammadi, after the attackers set fire… Read more
“The Copts, their lives and their churches are in danger.” It was the gist of an urgent message sent days ago to a governmental authority by Dr. Naguib Gabriel, head of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organizations.
Gabriel had good reason to be alarmed. In the village of Merinab in the Aswan province, the 100-year-old St. George’s Church was being demolished and burned to the ground by thousands of angry Muslims. After setting fire to the church building, which had been in the process of renovation, the crowd proceeded… Read more
CFI President Jim Jacobson was featured on the G.Gordon Liddy radio program on Radio America Network discussing the abduction of an American businessman Mr. Warren Weinstein from his townhouse in La Hore, Pakistan. Mr. Weinstein has not been heard from since the day he was snatched from his home. Mr. Jacobson painted a grim picture about the dangers faced by Americans who travel to this part of Pakistan. The attached transcript of this very informative discussion with Mr. Liddy is very sobering and informative. Mr. Jacobson has been to Pakistan… Read more