‘We live together or we die together’

Have a look at this:

Thousands of Muslims honored a promise made by their leaders and showed up at Christmas Mass or at candlelight vigils outside Egyptian churches on Friday, offering their bodies as human shields against any acts of terrorists. The observances were tense, in view of the New Year’s Day bombing of a cathedral in Alexandria, which killed 21. The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas on January 7. Among those Muslims making this statement was beloved comedian Adil Imam. Since the 1990s Imam has been active in combating radicalism, memorably in his film “Kebab and Terrorism” (Kebab wa Irhab).

Thanks to Patrick Nielsen Hayden.

One response to “‘We live together or we die together’

  1. What a beautiful story! It kind of reminds me of the semi legendary Christmas truce that is said to have taken place in No Man’s Land in 1914.

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