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VIDEO: Egyptians call for inter-faith unity on march to Coptic cathedral
Apr
10

Following recent sectarian clashes and violence at St. Mark's cathedral, hundreds march calling for unity between Egypt's Muslims and Christians

Hundreds of Egyptians march from the Fath Mosque in Ramses to St. Mark's Coptic Cathedral in Abbasiya to protest against an attack at the Christian place of worship earlier in the week.

On Sunday 7 April, the cathedral held a funeral for four victims of sectarian fighting in El-Khosous, north of Cairo. Protesters at Tuesday's march said the funeral was attacked, and clashes soon ensued. Satellite TV footage shows police firing teargas towards the cathedral surrounded by civilians throwing rocks.

Marchers from both faiths said they rejected attempts to divide Muslim and Christians.

Video by Simon Hanna

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10-04-2013 08:02am
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Imagine no religion...
just imagine if they got rid of all mosques, churches, qurans, bibles and crosses...there would be no difference between Egyptians, no one would think in the back of their mind "Ah...his name is Mina, must be a christian, better be careful". All Egyptians would be equal and care about each other equally.
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