Thousands of Egyptians Protest Outside Coptic Church over Allegedly Offensive Drama

At least three people have been killed during the violent clashes between the police and an angry crowd on Friday over a drama that was allegedly offensive to Islam.

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By Eunice Or , Gospel Herald Reporter
October 22, 2005|10:57 am

Thousands of people protested outside a major Coptic Christian church in the city of Alexandria, Egypt on Friday over a drama that was allegedly offensive to Islam.

  • Thousands of Egyptians Protest Outside Coptic Chur
    Some 4,000 Egyptians march on the Saint Girgis church in the city of Alexandria after weekly Muslim prayers to protest against the DVD release of a play produced by the Church and considered anti-Muslim. Police used tear gas and batons to disperse the cro

 

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