As Saudi political analyst Abdullah al Shammari told the Wall Street Journal: “Saudi Arabia is the center of Islam, and it is not our choice to be liberal. The moment Saudi Arabia tries to be liberal, it will collapse.” It is clear that under King Salman, Saudi Arabia is going to become more of a police state than ever and any small human rights gains made under King Abdullah, will evaporate.
With the new government in Egypt – after the overthrow of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Morsi – a judge has just sentenced 69 Islamists to 25 years in prison for their role in burning a church to the ground in 2013. They were also fined $2,623 each. The judge also sentenced two other Islamists to 10 years in jail – without parole.
A leading Pakistani human rights activist has been killed in a drive-by shooting in Karachi after hosting a talk on allegations of torture in the province of Balochistan. Sabeen Mehmud was shot dead as she drove home with her mother, who was also attacked. Ms Mehmud had been the subject of death threats before. Tributes were paid to her on social media as soon as news of her death emerged.
Turkey, under the leadership of Erdogan, is nothing more than a pariah international jihadist conduit that enables al-Qaeda affiliates, ISIS (Islamic State – IS), Free Syrian Army (FSA) – and an array of other terrorist groups – to enter Syria freely. This reality doesn’t worry NATO because at no point is Turkey being threatened with expulsion
At the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial in Yerevan today Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Francois Hollande joined Armenian Apostolic Church leader Catholicos Garegin II and Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic at the 100th anniversary ceremony remembering the ‘genocide’.
An IT student allegedly planning a church attack in France has been arrested, the country’s interior minister said on Wednesday, just over three months after Paris was hit by a jihadist killing spree. In a baffling series of events, the 24-year-old Franco-Algerian – known to intelligence services for wanting to fight in Syria alongside jihadists – was detained on Sunday in Paris after he himself called police over a bullet injury to his leg.
“The Narendra Modi-led NDA government should award and provide legal and administrative protection to Hindus who attack churches across the country. Churches are no longer places of worship but factories for conversion of Hindus into Christianity,” said Munna Kumar Shukla, general secretary of the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha.
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This year is the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide where Turkish forces systematically slaughtered an estimated 1.5 million Armenian Christians. This was the first genocide of the 20th century – and the current Turkish government still refuses to call it a genocide.
Suspected Islamic militants opened fire on a Catholic school in Pakistan’s city of Lahore Friday, April 17, injuring a Christian student and two security guards, church sources and rights activists said.
With officials denying Nauman’s statement and a conflicting murder accusation from relatives seeking to seize the children’s inheritance, police said they have not yet ascertained the motive of the assault. But police say neither Nadeem Masih’s statement nor that of his accuser indicates the boy was attacked for reasons of faith, and that investigators have found no witnesses to the assault.