» 03/29/2013, 00.00
Tripoli, Islamic extremists destroy 15th century Sufi mausoleum
The attack on the tomb of Sidi Mohamed Landoulsi divides the Libyan population. The Salafis gain acceptance among the illiterate. Many consider the Sufi mausoleums places of witchcraft. Head of the local council of Tripoli, "the assault goes against the principles of Islam."
Benghazi, the Coptic Church of St. Mark is torched
The attack took place last night. Authors of the act Still unknown. The building had been attacked a few weeks ago.
13/03/2013 EGYPT - LIBYA
Benghazi, Coptic Christians denounce torture and attempts to convert them to Islam
44 of the 48 Christian vendors arrested in the market of Benghazi in February on charges of proselytizing have returned home. The Salafis forced them to say the prayer of conversion to Islam and spit on the images of Pope Shenouda III. Four of them are still in the hands of the Libyan police.
Jibril accuses NATO countries and Qatar over fall of Gaddafi and Libya’s future
For the former Prime Minister of the NTC, the rais knew too many secrets. His death was useful for many foreign countries interested in advancing their economic interests. The Islamic extremists movements supported by Qatar threaten the democratic future of the country. The education of young people only credible way for the reconstruction of Libya.
11/03/2013 LIBYA - EGYPT
Egyptian Christian dies in Benghazi whilst in custody of Muslim extremists
The cause of death of Evangelical Christian Ezzat Hakim Attalah remains unclear. The 45-year-old man was arrested on 28 February along with five other Egyptians on charges of distributing religious material. More than 50 Egyptian Copts arrive home after weeks in Salafist hands. They complain about harassment and torture.
For Tripoli Catholics, anti-Christian attacks due to climate of impunity and violence
Local sources tell AsiaNews that the attack on Fr Helmi, a Egyptian priest in Tripoli, is unconnected to Muslim extremism. Islamists are not currently carrying out a plan to expel Christians from the country.
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