Monday, January 16, 2017

Egypt: Muslims who stripped a Christian grandmother and paraded her naked walk free.

(Cairo) Egyptian prosecutors have thrown out a case brought by an elderly Christian woman against several members of a Muslim mob who stripped off her clothes and paraded her naked through the streets,

Last May’s assault in the central Minya province began afterrumours spread that the son of the 70-year-old woman had an affair with a Muslim woman –The decision by the prosecutors cited lack of sufficient evidence, according to the Muslim Mobs  lawyer, Eihab Ramzy. Another case against the alleged perpetrators of the violence, which also targeted Christian homes, remains ongoing.

The woman, Souad Thabet, has said that she and her family are unable to return home to this day because of threats by Muslim in the village. local authorities have pressed the family to reconcile with Muslims in the village.