A press release from the American Coptic Union:
The American Coptic Union, and Egyptian Coptic Christians are shocked and disturbed by the latest Jersey City Police, and Hudson County Prosecutor Office report, “No Proof of Religious Hatred in JC Family Slay “ that was the report title by 1010 WINS. The report denied the religion factor of the massacre, despite the fact that the Cross-Tattoo was cut, and slashed, on the late martyr Sylvia’s hand. In addition, Mr. Edward DeFazio, Hudson County Prosecutor’s report, never mentioned the facts that Egyptian Christians are facing a vicious terror campaign from the Arab-Islamic government of Egypt, and terrorists. In this case the massacre would be a perfect terror message to intimidate the Coptic Christian Community in Jersey City, and USA. To keep their mouth shut is a good prime motivation.
According to our information, Money, and Gold, were not robbed, so robbery was not the ultimate goal of the perpetrators, and may be happened to cover up the real motivation, which would be a terror message. We have all reasons to believe that religion hatred is behind the carnage, because the way the family slain is the same as the Middle East style, oftenly, watched, in “Aljazeera Channel”. We should look at it from this angle as well.
The American Coptic Union on behalf of the Coptic Community would like addressing the following issues:
• We call upon Hudson County Prosecutor Office not to rushing, and exclude religion hatred, or terrorism. This time the massacre is rehearsal targeted a Christian family, member of a small community, next time would be against any other community.
• This massacre should be seen as a wake up call for all American. Terror is knocking the door, thus we seek the support of Christian, Jewish, and Islamic organizations, as well as Human Rights organizations requesting Hudson County Prosecutor Office an independent investigation.
• We request the Newspapers, TV stations, and all news media, keep asking questions, and follow up with the investigations.
• We request more involvement from the Federal Government in the case.