Sometimes when I read news articles about Christian persecution, honestly, I am amazed at how someone can say the things they do. One such article was penned a few days ago and appeared at WorldNetDaily. The name of the article is Exterminate Christians, Close Pyramids, Sphinx and you may read the full article here. Here is a short snippet...
A rising leader in the radical Islamic movement in Egypt that has become a major political player since the demise of Hosni Mubarak's regime says Christian churches may need to be blown up and Christians exterminated to allow the advance of Islamic law, or Shariah.
The comments come from Sheik 'Adel Shehato, a senior leader with the Egyptian Islamic Jihad terrorist group. The sheik was jailed in 1991 because of his positions but was released earlier this year in the revolution that removed Mubarak from power.
His interview with the Egyptian daily Roz Al-Yousef was translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute.
The sheik, a senior jihadist leader, responded to a question about using violence against Christians, who make up a substantial minority in Egypt.
"Are you against blowing up churches?" the newspaper interviewer asked Shehato.
"Yes and no," he replied. "The Christian is free to worship his God in his church, but if the Christians make problems for the Muslims, I will exterminate them.
I am guided by the Shariah, and it stipulates that they must pay the jizya tax while in a state of humiliation." "These positions of yours frighten us, as Egyptians," the interviewer said.
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