Political Analyst Holly Dagres on Egypt shiite killings

Jun 25, 2013, 04:13 PM

In Egypt, security forces on Tuesday arrested 8 people in connection to the mob killing of four shiite Muslims near Cairo.

In predominantly Sunni Egypt, anti-shiite rethoric has been on the rise due to civil war in Syria.

Tensions have been running high in the country with opponents of President Mohammed Morsi planning mass rallies this week to demand his resignation.

Holly Dagres is a political analyst and a researcher at The Cairo review of Global Affairs.

She fears more attacks againts the Shiite community.