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Wed Nov 28, 2012, 01:30 PM

Members of minority religion sentenced to death for criticizing majority religion

One of the many sad/funny aspects of the anti-Mohammad youtube video thing is the refusal, in some quarters, to grasp that Christianity in Egypt is not a majority religion of American southern whites.

Coptic Christians in Egypt are a small and persecuted minority. I have never understood why I was supposed to side with a majoritarian theocracy against somebody putting a video on youtube... and still don't.

But good news! Finally justice.

Egyptian Christians sentenced to death for anti-Islam film
Source: Reuters

(Reuters) - A Cairo court on Wednesday sentenced to death seven Egyptian Christians tried in absentia for participating in an anti-Islam video that was released on the Internet in September and had prompted violent protests in many Muslim countries.

"The seven accused persons were convicted of insulting the Islamic religion through participating in producing and offering a movie that insults Islam and its prophet," Judge Saif al-Nasr Soliman said.

Read more: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/11/28/uk-egypt-christians-court-idUKBRE8AR0EZ20121128

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Speck Tater Nov 2012 #1
Politicalboi Nov 2012 #2
ladjf Nov 2012 #3
msongs Nov 2012 #4

Response to cthulu2016 (Original post)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 01:33 PM

1. From the title I thought this was about the Spanish Inquisition.

 

Or the Salem witch trials.

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Response to Speck Tater (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 01:34 PM

2. I thought it was about

A red state.

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Response to cthulu2016 (Original post)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 02:00 PM

3. Theocracy at it's worst. nt

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Response to cthulu2016 (Original post)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 02:10 PM

4. death for insulting a superstition?coming to a USA near you if religion believers get their ways nt

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