Egypt to try 102 alleged Islamists over Copt attacks

Egypt to try 102 alleged Islamists over Copt attacks

Egypt's general prosecutor on Thursday referred 102 alleged Islamists for trial over attacks on Coptic Christian churches and properties in the central province of Minya last August, judicial sources said.

The trial will take place in Minya where a judge triggered a global outcry for sentencing to death 683 alleged Islamists after a session that lasted just 10 minutes on Monday.

The 102 defendants are charged with rioting, attacking citizens and targeting the churches and homes of Copts in retaliation for the deadly dispersal of two camps of supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya ...

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Yes, Copts have complained for decades about persecution. Hope they will continue to seek equality and model the same in churches, toward females, and with "outsiders".

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