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Egypt: Security forces abandon Coptic Christians during deadly attack in Luxor

Headline Title:  Egypt: Security forces abandon Coptic Christians during deadly attack in Luxor 23 July 2013 Security forces stood by and failed to intervene during a brutal attack on Coptic Christians in Luxor, Amnesty International said in a briefing published today. During the sectarian violence, security forces left six besieged men –four of whom were then killed and one hospitalized – to the mercy of an angry crowd.In an attack lasting 18 hours on 5 July, four Coptic Christian men were killed and four others were seriously injured. An angry mob armed with metal bars, knives, tree…

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