• Copts
  • May 1, 2010
  • 3 minutes read

Copts accuse regime of prejudice

Copts accuse regime of prejudice

The St Marks Cathedral grounds witnessed a staged sit in on April 28, by Copts who expressed their anger over the continued postponing of the Nag Hammadi shootings on Christmas Eve. They accused the NDP of supporting the killer and shielding high ranking members of their ruling party


The Copts called for the boycotting of the elections emphasizing their contempt to the NDP and their ways and describing them as racist


State security prevented the media from documenting the sit it and tried breaking  it up as the angry crowd got louder. They criticized the NDP stance and arrogance stressing that the same thug used during elections to prevent electors from reaching the ballot boxes was the killer. Kamouni the alleged killer had been used by NDP MP Alghoul who had vowed to ‘get even’ with the Copts who had not supported him during the 2005 parliamentary elections


Members from the Muslim Brotherhood parliamentary bloc and other opposition had traveled to Nag Hammadi to offer their support and condolences to the victims’ families. Copt activist Wagih Yacoub emphasized that the Copts were fed up with government’s interference in the case, and the news black-out by preventing the media, lawyers and activists from attending court sessions describing it as a ‘scandal