Posts Tagged ‘ Persecuted Christians ’

Nigeria’s Forgotten Persecuted Christians

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By

Every day, Christians in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, face persecution because of their faith. Not only are they targeted by their Muslim neighbors, but also by a government that continuously chooses to look the other way while such persecution occurs. Journalist Douglas Murray sat down with a Nigerian Christian woman named Deborah, 31, who

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Congress Urges Turkish President to Release Imprisoned American Pastor

Feb 21st, 2017 | By

78 members of Congress have signed a letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urging him to release Andrew Brunson, an American pastor who is imprisoned in Turkey on false terrorism charges because of his faith. The letter reads: “Mr. Brunson has been unjustly held since his arrest in October and has been denied regular

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Muslim Officials in Germany Are Denying Asylum Requests By Iraqi Christians

Feb 20th, 2017 | By

German politician Wolfgang Bosbach met with an Iraqi Christian family in Nordrhein-Westphalia that recently applied for asylum in Germany but were denied. Gatestone Europe reported: Bosbach heard them tell how they had fled their country for fear of jihadist violence. Eventually, they reached the part of their story, in which they filled in their asylum application,

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Lebanese Cleric Sheikh Bilal Duqmaq: ISIS Is Not All Bad

Feb 16th, 2017 | By

Transcript: In a Lebanese TV show, Sunni cleric Sheikh Bilal Duqmaq said that he “agreed with [ISIS] on some theories and religious matters.” The Al-Jadeed TV show took the form of an interrogation, in which the host brandished a toy pistol, aimed it at his guest, and questioned him: “Are you a killer? Yes or

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Christian Group Condemns Hungary Over Containers For Refugees

Feb 15th, 2017 | By

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)– A Christian rights group involved in rescuing persecuted Christians in troubled regions has condemned Hungarian government plans to keep asylum seekers in shipping containers. The reaction came after Hungary’s hardline Prime Minister Viktor Orbán defended his migration policies and a crackdown on rights groups.

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Congresswoman Gabbard Makes A Stand Against Arming Syrian Rebels

Feb 13th, 2017 | By

Democratic Congresswomen Tulsi Gabbard has been a very vocal critic of the Obama administration’s involvement in the Syrian civil war. Gabbard believed Obama was “arming our enemies which are radical Islam” and leading America into a wider conflict. Earlier this year, Gabbard introduced H.R. 608, the Stop Arming Terrorists Act, into the 115th Congress. This

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Negative Reaction to Trump Preferred Refugee Status Reveals ‘Blind Spot’ to Christian Persecution

Feb 10th, 2017 | By

Advocates who work to protect persecuted groups say there is a “blind spot” in the West concerning the plight faced by Christians around the world – a shortsightedness evident in the overwhelmingly negative reaction to President Trump’s executive order granting preferred refugee status to persecuted religious minorities. From the Coptics in Egypt and the “house

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‘The Media Coverage on Syria is the Biggest Media Lie of our Time’ — Interview with Flemish Priest in Syria

Feb 9th, 2017 | By

By: wierd duk Flemish Father Daniël Maes (78) lives in Syria in the sixth-century-old Mar Yakub monastery in the city of Qara, 90 kilometers north of the capital Damascus. Father Daniel has been a witness to the “civil war” and according to him, Western reports on the conflict in Syria are very misleading. In short: “the Americans and their

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Anti-Christian Attacks on the Rise in France

Feb 9th, 2017 | By
Islam for France

Racist, anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic attacks in France have seen a huge fall since 2008, while attacks on Christian places of worship have more than doubled, according to France’s interior ministry. After a record number of anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim attacks were documented in 2015, the French government spent €100 million on a massive anti-populist campaign to

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Court Likely to Hear Asia Bibi’s Appeal Before March

Feb 7th, 2017 | By

First Minister at the Pakistan High Commission has said that the Supreme Court of Pakistan will likely hear Asia Bibi’s case before the end of March 2017. This assurance came prior to protests lead by British Pakistani Christian Association, a Christian charity organization, that urged the UK to intervene for the release of Bibi. Asia

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