Posts Tagged ‘ arrests ’

Pakistani Christians Suffer in Thailand Jail

May 16th, 2015 | By
Pakistani Christians crammed into a Thailand jail

On March 4, more than 400 Pakistani Christian immigrants–including children–were arrested and jailed in Bangkok, Thailand

They are considered illegal immigrants.

Sympathetic Thai Christians have housed and fed many of them, but since the jailing, the health–and even the lives of some of the Pakistani Christian immigrants are at risk

News blackout on two jihadists arrested in North Carolina

Mar 22nd, 2014 | By
Akbar Jihad Jordan -Yes ... his middle name is really "jihad"

One of the two jihadists arrested this week in North Carolina stated at one point that he slept on his kitchen floor with an AK-47 and a Quran to empathize with Muslims in Syria. Locating news on the arrests outside of local media in the Raleigh, NC is difficult.

Saudi religious police to arrest anyone celebrating New Years

Dec 30th, 2013 | By

Saudi Arabia’s religious authorities have warned would-be revelers against celebrating New Year’s Eve in the predominantly Sunni Muslim kingdom. The warning was delivered by the Commission of the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (CPVPV), the government agency that employs “religious police” or Mutawa to enforce Sharia Law inside the Islamic nation.

Islamic police in Nigeria make arrests for violating Sharia law

Oct 22nd, 2013 | By

As Christians in Nigeria continue to suffer violent attacks at the hands of Islamic extremists, they are also facing official opposition as the authorities enforce an Islamist agenda in a number of states. In Kano state, sharia law is being imposed on all citizens, including Christians. Islamic police are deploying 10,000 officers to ensure that rules regarding “indecent dress” and gender mixing are enforced.

Saudi Arabia Jails Seven for Facebook Activism

Jun 30th, 2013 | By

Saudi Arabia has sent seven people to jail for up to ten years for posting status messages calling for anti-government protests, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says. Saudi Arabia and Qatar are financing the “democratic” rebellion in Syria. Democratic?

Ethiopia Detains Christians For ‘Crimes Against Islam’

Jun 17th, 2013 | By

Ethiopia has detained two Christian men on charges of “crimes against Islam” in a move that rights activists said was influenced by “radical Muslims”, BosNewsLife learned Saturday, June 15.

In late March, local police reportedly detained Alemlayehu Legese, a student at Dodola Mekane Yesus Bible School, for admitting to owning literature that “discussed the history of Islam from a Christian perspective.”