‘Literal pogrom’: Churches set ablaze, vandalized by Morsi supporters in Egypt [photos]

http://twitter.com/#!/ddknyt/status/367592914131898368

Deadly violence erupted in Egypt again on Wednesday as forces attempted to clear pro-Morsi sit-ins from Rabaa and Nahda squares in Cairo.

http://twitter.com/#!/WilliamsJon/status/367616829050466304

Reports of civilian deaths range from 10 to more than 300.

http://twitter.com/#!/Beltrew/status/367602230599639040

Outside of Cairo, churches and businesses owned by Copts were torched and vandalized.

http://twitter.com/#!/TheBigPharaoh/status/367592245790138368

Maspero Youth Union, a Coptic rights group, said the Muslim Brotherhood was “waging a war of retaliation” against Christians in Egypt. AFP reports that three churches in central Egypt were set ablaze, but Twitter reports indicate there may be more.

http://twitter.com/#!/moftasa/status/367570630549311488

http://twitter.com/#!/minafayek/status/367606808040329219
http://twitter.com/#!/imodine/status/367611225892737025
http://twitter.com/#!/sahinkeskin51/status/367612554941440000

Businesses run by Coptic Christians were reportedly targeted as well.

http://twitter.com/#!/MarianneMagd/status/367605426470146049

Persecution? What persecution?

http://twitter.com/#!/MariamKirollos/status/367588673782427648
http://twitter.com/#!/mfatta7/status/367558560718151680
http://twitter.com/#!/mfatta7/status/367593342722256896
http://twitter.com/#!/betsy_hiel/status/367594077119721472
http://twitter.com/#!/betsy_hiel/status/367596308749492224

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/08/14/literal-pogrom-churches-set-ablaze-vandalized-by-morsi-supporters-in-egypt-photos/

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