“The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims – as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. Today, the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Americans are honoring our patriots and those who serve our nation as the fitting response to the enemies of democracy. Respect for religious beliefs is a cornerstone of American democracy. We firmly reject the actions by those who abuse the universal right of free speech to hurt the religious beliefs of others.”
In a tweet from the embassy that was later deleted, the U.S. embassy in Cairo tweeted:
“We consistently stand up for Muslims around the world and talk abt how Islam is a wonderful religion.”
Someone forgot to tell the Christians of Egypt how ‘wonderful’ Islam is.
Here are some excerpts from an article I wrote, published May 14, 2011, called ‘Who Will Speak for the Copts’:
On November 10, 2010, Dr. Ashraf Ramelah, founder and President of the human rights organization, “Voice of the Copts”, delivered a lecture on persecution of Coptic Christians in Egypt; he stated that ‘At the moment of invasion, Egypt was still ruled by Romans. The Egyptian people did not take sides in this battle between the Roman occupiers and the Arab invaders. Arab-Muslims succeeded in defeating the Romans and taking over the country’.
He further stated that, ‘The Arab occupiers of Egypt changed the country’s name to Meser, a name which had no meaning in Egyptian history. This action was part of the initial attempt by the Arabs to erase the identity of Egypt and its inhabitants who were now given the new name of Copts. Copts is a derivative of the original Egyptos. This was the beginning of the era of persecution and oppression inflicted upon Egyptians (Copts) by Arab-Muslims occupiers which continued throughout a 1,400 year history and into present day Egypt’.
The arrival of the Arabs from across the desert is the worst single event in the long history of this nation.
In Egypt, over 20,000 Copts live in a ‘trash-city’ on the outskirts of Cairo. They live with extra large and aggressive rats, amongst the never ending mountains of refuse left behind by their Muslim rulers.
They Copts are barely able to scratch out a living, wading through the endless stench and recycling the paltriest items in order to try and feed their families. The families living in the ‘trash-city’ are often stricken with disease as a result of rats and other vermin biting them in their sleep.
The infant mortality rate in modern western nations is between 3 to 7 children per hundred live births. In Egypt, that figure jumps to 18. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the infant mortality rate amongst the populous in this type of abject poverty is a staggering 50 deaths per 100 live births.