A devoted Iranian Christian has been transferred to a ward of Tehran’s notorious Evin prison to serve a three-year sentence for evangelism and related charges, Iranian Christians told BosNewsLife Saturday, December 7. Rasoul Abdollahi, who converted to Christianity, was reportedly accused of “collusion against the government and evangelism” following a crackdown by security forces on Christian groups.
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Egyptian authorities this week arrested a Christian who is arguably the nation’s most well-known convert from Islam and are investigating him for several activities, including allegedly inciting “sectarian strife.”
The IRS has been deliberately targeting conservative, pro-life, Christian and pro-Israel groups by slow-walking their applications for non-profit status and requiring a blizzard of paperwork to be filled out.
Iran: Christian “whipped with extreme violence” as lashing sentences carried out. Two of the four members of the Church of Iran denomination sentenced to 80 lashes for taking wine during a communion service were lashed yesterday.
Attack on Christian sector of Damascus – Three mortar shells landed… in the Qassaa district, killing eight civilians and wounding 24 others. Another three people were injured when a fourth mortar slammed into the Holy Cross church in the neighborhood.
While the Western media pushes the phony claims of chemical weapons use by the secular government of Syria the continued suicide bombings by the Islamists Barack Obama loves are ignored. Just as is done in Israel by the radical jihadists a suicide bomber walked into a family restaurant in Aleppo and blew himself up killeing eight innocent civilians
Christian leaders in Egypt speak out as dozens of churches, Bible Society shops, Christian homes and businesses across the country are targeted by hard-line Morsi supporters linked to the Brotherhood and Islamic gunmen who view Christians as being supportive of the current interim-government. Several Christians are among the dead and injured.
The Egyptian Coptic church has released a statement backing the country’s military-backed government, and slamming the western media for its coverage of the violence in Egypt, which has killed more than 600 people.
An example of Muslim Brotherhood violence – The story of Abadir Samir Makar, who was kidnapped and tortured by Islamic groups in Assiut (Upper Egypt) before he was released by police yesterday, suffered indescribable torture his uncle Akram Heshmat said
Christian rights activists used the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War on Saturday, July 27, to express concern over the plight of at least hundreds of thousands of Christians and other inmates in “political prison camps” across North Korea. Advocacy group Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) said at least 200,000 people are detained in five such camps across the country.