Posts Tagged ‘ terror ’

Court rejects atheists’ challenge to ‘Ground Zero Cross’

Jul 29th, 2014 | By

One of the nation’s leading atheist groups has lost another round in its legal battle to remove steel beams found in the shape of a cross after the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, now on display at New York’s new National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum.


Chairman’s Report July 17th 2014

Jul 21st, 2014 | By
A large Protestant church in the city known as “China’s Jerusalem” was demolished on April 28th on the orders of local leaders. Sanjiang church, in the eastern city of Wenzhou, took six years and 30m yuan ($4.8m) to put up, but officials said it had violated building codes. Local Christians gathered at the church but were unable to stop the demolition. Unregistered “house churches” have long been the target of government crackdowns, but Sanjiang was part of the officially approved church.

In this issue:  William J. Murray speaks this week at two events in Washington, DC, each concerning religious freedom.  The first rally was sponsored by the Falun Gong, whose members are sometimes imprisoned in China for their faith; some have even been executed and their organs harvested for transplants to  wealthy Westerners.  Murray called on the Chinese government to stop persecuting the peaceful Falun Gong, and stop tearing down the churches of peaceful Christians, and to focus instead on the Islamic terrorists who are their real enemies.  Murray also spoke on Capitol Hill at a conference sponsored by the Center for Democracy and Human Rights in Saudi Arabia, where he explained how Saudi influence is behind many of the seemingly incomprehensible foreign policy decisions of our government.


Innocents in Iraq: How an American Diplomat Discovered Islam’s Reality

Jul 17th, 2014 | By
US Embassy in Baghdad where Hugh Iwanicki was stationed

“The challenge Islam presents is not going to go away, and our ignorance can only cause us to lose a monumental battle of ideas,” accountant Hugh Iwanicki writes in the 2012 book Shock & Alarm:  What It was Really Like at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq.  Thus along with his coauthor Dave Bailey, Iwanicki’s eye-opening account of his 2008-2009 tour in the American Baghdad embassy seeks to “understand the cultural ocean in which Islamic terrorism swims.”


Pakistan’s ISI planned terror attacks on US and Israeli consulates in India

May 7th, 2014 | By
2008 terror attack organized by ISI against civilians in Mumbai

A nation allied with the United States that receives over $1.5 billion a year in aid – including military aid – was caught plotting a terror attack on one of our consulates. Despite the evidence the State Department and White House are oddly in silence over Pakistan ISI plot to attack both US and Israeli consulates in India


The ‘Radicalization’ of Western Muslims

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By

A new Danish statistical study finds that “Muslims [are] 218 percent more criminal in second generation than first.”  While some of these crimes are clearly related to Islam—such as attacks on Muslim apostates to Christianity until one realizes that even robbery and plunder is justified by Islamic doctrine


The War on Terror: Is Pakistan the real enemy?

Apr 21st, 2014 | By
Author Carlotta Gall looks to Pakistan to find the real source of terror.

“Why are the Americans fighting us here,” British journalist Carlotta Gall recounted Afghans asking, “when the real cause of the problem is across the border” in Pakistan.  Gall discussed this vital question examined in her newly published book, The Wrong Enemy:  America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014


Egypt Christians Remain Missing After Kidnappings

Feb 10th, 2014 | By

At least seven Egyptian Christians, including minors,  remain missing in southern Egypt after they were reportedly abducted from troubled Minya province. The abductions, thought to be carried out by members of the Muslim Brotherhood group, are among hundreds of similar cases in the last few years, right activists said. Among those kidnapped by a “Muslim mob” on January 25, is 17-year-old Christian boy Marcos Zakaria


Nigeria Church Attack, Violence, Kill 100 (UPDATE)

Jan 28th, 2014 | By
Nigerian Christians have experienced massive attacks in recent years.

Christians in Nigeria were mourning their dead Tuesday, January 27, after nearly 100 people were killed by Islamic militants in the country’s troubled northeast, including at a church service. The fighters, who were members of the Islamist group Boko Haram, killed 22 people by setting off bombs and firing into the congregation in the Catholic church.


From Saudi Arabia with Terror: Controversy Highlights Saudi Ties to Chechen Jihad

Jan 10th, 2014 | By
Prince of terror?

Given that the “Chechen groups that threaten…the games are controlled by us,” Saudi Arabia’s intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan allegedly promised to “guarantee to protect the Winter Olympics” to Russian President Vladimir Putin during an August 2013 Moscow visit.  Even if untrue, this story surrounding Bandar’s visit raises disturbing questions about ongoing Saudi ties to Chechen jihadists.


Devastating church bombing haunts Christmas in Peshawar

Dec 24th, 2013 | By

Although there are bombings of Christian churches by Muslims throughout the world every year a Google search can only find mainstream USA media reports of the Birmingham, Alabama church bombing more than 50 years ago. The liberal media can’t report on violence against a church unless it is a black church and a white man can be blamed