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Egypt: Christians call for repeal of dhimmi law restricting church construction

Posted by avideditor on January 22, 2011

It is insane that in modern times people live under the barbaric sharia laws.
From http://www.jihadwatch.org/2011/01/egypt-christians-call-for-repeal-of-dhimmi-law-restricting-church-construction.html

Islamic law (Sharia) forbids dhimmis to build new houses of worship or repair old ones. Egypt is ostensibly an Arab Republic, not an Islamic Republic, but still has an old Sharia-inspired law on the books that is used to stymie church construction — belying the indignant claims of Islamic spokesmen in the West that dhimmitude is a long-forgotten relic of the past, never to be revived. “Collapsing Churches Prompt Protests in Egypt For New Law on Church Construction,” by Mary Abdelmassih forAINA, January 22 (thanks to all who sent this in):

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