11/18/2021 Egypt (Worldwide Christian Concern) – Christian college students at Al-Thawra college in Ezbat Beshri, Minya Governorate, have been ordered to take away any jewellery bearing a cross and later crushed. The college’s headmaster and different lecturers made the order, after which college students and lecturers alike beat among the Christian college students.
In a single incident in early November, a feminine trainer reportedly attacked a Christian pupil, then inspired different college students to do the identical, take his cross pendant from him and destroy the cross. In accordance with native sources, the college is an elementary and center college. College students got here house and reported the incidents to their Coptic mother and father, who took motion in opposition to the college. It is not uncommon within the Coptic Christian group in Egypt for believers to tattoo a cross on their wrist or to put on necklaces or bracelets with a cross.
Conflicting reviews make it unclear whether or not any motion has been taken in opposition to the college by the tutorial board. The function of the lecturers and administrative leaders within the incident is especially regarding concerning the rhetoric being taught to the youth because it was the adults who led the persecution in opposition to the Christian youngsters.
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