You Can ‘Kill Some Christians Today,’ Says Egypt’s Secretary-General of Islamic Jihad Party
Egyptian Party Official Claims That Coptic Christians Can Be Killed Under Islamic Law
(Photo: Reuters/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany)
Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood candidate, has allegedly said that the Coptic Christian population should “convert, pay tribute, or leave” the predominantly Muslim country.
May 2, 2013|4:47 pm
Mohamed Abu Samra, secretary-general of the Islamic Jihad Party, made the claim that “it is permissible to kill some Christians today,” then gave his argument defending such a position.
He justified this announcement by saying: “Those who came out with weapons, their blood is allowed for us [to spill], as a fighter is not considered dhimmi.”
Dhimma is the Islamic law that specifies non-Muslims are to be protected residents within the Islamic state in exchange for taxes.
“In the recent funeral, the Christians brought the Qur’an…
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