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Denied scheme displacement of Christians from Rafah

According to the Middle East News Agency that the Bishop Kazman, North Sinai, denied the rumors about the displacement of Christian families from the city of Rafah and transferred to El-Arish.

Bishop said Kazman, in a press statement on Tuesday, said he «did not occur, the displacement of Rafah, as evidenced by Christian owners of commercial premises exposed to shooting and did not leave the city.

Has been reported for exposure Copts Rafah to displacements mass of the city at the hands of some groups takfiri, which sparked a storm of anger, where condemned the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church, headed by Bishop Pachomius, the mayor of the Patriarch, and reality «displacement» Christian families in Rafah .

A statement from the complex, on Friday: «We have received with deep regret repeated incidents of displacement Copts from their homes forcibly and sometimes threatened at other times, where it began and reality of displacement in the Amiriyah area, then spread to an area Dahshur, and today is to spread terror and threat in the hearts of our children Copts Rafah and displaced from their places.

On the other hand, denied Dr. Hisham Qandil, the Prime Minister, Saturday, and there was no deportation of Copts in Rafah, said that «a family or two might go to some other place Arish, pointing out that targeting Copts means that the Egyptians are being targeted.

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