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Egypt: Coptic Christian Student Murdered by Classmates for Wearing a Cross

by Mary Abdelmassih

(AINA) — In mid-October Egyptian media published news of an altercation between Muslim and Christian students over a classroom seat at a school in Mallawi, Minya province. The altercation lead to the murder of a Christian student. The media portrayed the incident as non-sectarian. However, Copts Without Borders, a Coptic news website, refuted this version and was first to report that the Christian student was murdered because he was wearing a crucifix.

“We wanted to believe the official version,” said activist Mark Ebeid, “because the Coptic version was a catastrophe, as it would take persecution of Christians also to schools.” He blamed the church in Mallawi for keeping quiet about the incident.

Today the parents of the 17-year-old Christian student Ayman Nabil Labib, broke their silence, confirming that their son was murdered on October 16, in “cold blood because he refused to take off his crucifix as ordered by his Muslim teacher.” Nabil Labib, the father, said in a taped video interview with Copts United NGO, that his son had a cross tattooed on his wrist as per Coptic tradition, as well as another cross which he wore under his clothes.

Both parents confirmed that Ayman’s classmates, who were present during the assault and whom they met at the hospital and during the funeral, said that while Ayman was in the classroom he was told to cover up his tattooed wrist cross. He refused and defiantly got out the second cross which he wore under his shirt. “The teacher nearly chocked by son and some Muslim students joined in the beating,” said his mother.

According to Ayman’s father, eyewitnesses told him that his son was not beaten up in the school yard as per the official story, but in the classroom. “They beat my son so much in the classroom that he fled to the lavatory on the ground floor, but they followed him and continued their assault. When one of the supervisors took him to his room, Ayman was still breathing. The ambulance transported him from there dead, one hour later.”

Prosecution arrested and detained two Muslim students, Mostapha Essam and Walid Mostafa Sayed, pending investigations in the murder case.

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2 Responses

  1. Then what do you want to say ?No sensible Muslim accepts killing an innocent human being ,there are courts ,lawyers and judges in Egypt who will give the suitable verdict in the case ,but let me tell you something :Have you ever listened to the voices of the orthodox Christians in the Middle east ,do you think they need your incitement against their fellow citizens .You should be quite sure that your presence in Palestine is the real aggression ,and unless you return the stolen rights to their owners you will remain the ugly strange body in the region .

    1. A non-Muslim in an Islamic state can expect the same kind of “justice” a black could have expected to receive in a once segregated south in the US. Who is kidding who here? Islam is a supremacist ideology, and it shines through in your statement that a Jewish state is not welcome in the ME, nor for that matter, a former Christian one in Lebanon. Islam is a stain on the soul of humanity.

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