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Well while Egypt's ousted -- leader Mohamed -- was wildly unpopular.
Muslim extremists are now targeting the Christian minority -- MS scapegoats and the proverbial whipping boy to blame for the military coup against their leader.
These -- Ari is here to explain more about what's happening at Egypt he is a Fox News contributor in his article is now posted on foxnews.com.
Thank you so what kind of violence are we seeing now against things Coptic Christians plug this in the history of obviously marginalization and persecution against you.
Christian community and it's been obviously much more high end.
Since the protests began a couple weeks ago this -- for that have been and murdered.
Two very brutally long was kidnapped from his job market very close to his home another was -- pastor that.
I was the head of -- community and -- Coptic church there just yesterday a a church was destroyed.
I hasn't forgotten -- -- before it was even if there's been marginalized that and rationalize that they've that they've been imprisoned for practicing their -- But it hasn't been this public this open this accepted almost.
Which it's it's it's -- it's an ongoing issue we have been in a lot of those Muslim countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
-- -- there.
Basically that the crux of this political turmoil as -- -- their banks scapegoated as the ones who started who actually.
Fomented this this movement when you think about it.
-- the population of Egypt's Christians that six to twelve million what is that about 10% at most concerned just population so it.
Every single Christian in Egypt was -- on the street rioting in protesting for our utmost Mort sees Alastair.
But that hardly makes.
You know -- DV being the people who started an inflated the revelation also will apparently be on the group that was protesting before the -- What millions really wasn't quite diverse group it wasn't just Christians it was that I didn't have Muslims in -- -- music player that's that's actually one of the most important.
He called lessons if you will for the west to understand about this movement.
That it was young people in LP an old people it was religious factions have more secular faction and -- it was Christians and and Muslims.
They're protesting side by side to have their needs -- we think about an actual revolution revolution don't happen because.
Of the idea of democracy happened because people want their freedoms they happen because that.
The economy in Egypt obviously in those few movies of the problems that the people of Egypt have in common and they -- -- what regardless of their religion now -- Antoine was the second Louisiana Coptic communities newest leader he came out.
Basically -- and probably didn't help matters by saying.
Both before that Muslim Brotherhood has to go more -- tucked against this and and talked against extremists.
Elements of the Muslim brother and that's that's a large part of the problem here his success of the -- success -- was.
Quite quiet and and and encouraged that the Coptic Christians believe their lives kind of go under the radar -- -- to like put to lodges and much more vocal much more president political life.
And to a certain extent a lot of Christians are are happy about that because they feel that they have more of a share -- state.
You know they they feel let's -- there part of society when the Pope comes out and speaks out and actually has.
Some sort of opinion about how that the future of Egypt's.
Government yeah will be so mean there's obviously been a backlash -- -- his coming out has created more of a backlash because of that.
And then hopefully the violence will -- and not be carried.
You know it is there is there hope though for more unity now that the Muslim Brotherhood has sort of been -- gotten out of power even -- probably sort of re convening.
But the idea is that you know in a Christian moderate Christians moderate Muslims are sort of may -- coming together and that's right and against his -- To kind of piggyback -- what I just mentioned that the most loan.
Community or the millions of -- of living in Egypt now recognize that the Christians are part of you know that that's -- standing side by side of their partners and you know creating a better nation and I think because of that a lot of experts that I speak to actually on the ground in Egypt say that.
These Muslims now have their backs that they've killed more.
United with the rest of Egypt which is probably -- much more important.
Elements of politics and I think we also can maybe draw this to the we can see the difference and distinction between.
Islamic and this sort of -- islamists.
Political point which is is very different absolutely -- and that and the idea is that does this may improve that.
Not compatible with democracy.
Absolutely because as we saw with the more -- regime what they try to do was come in and bring their Islamist agenda into public takes instead of really meeting the needs of the people.
-- lot of people are are the Muslim people or people they have their needs and if there needs were met that the economy was humiliated a bit.
Once he would have had better like staying in power so -- really again as is that he's tried the tried to bring in.
You know should be -- -- to the constitution he tried to have the paragraph to meet the country where islamists -- and and more radicalized and that -- and that just doesn't work where it.
The unite the unity here between the Christians and -- Muslims.
And really having one voice and really showing the international community what they want for the future -- Well Lisa that sorry is -- -- is contributing you can check out her article on foxnews.com.
Very interesting article thank you very much -- repair -- --
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