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BREAKING NEWS: Thousands Of Iraq Christians Flee After Islamic Takeover

Jun 11th, 2014 | By
Iraq has seen many attacks on churches in recent years.

Thousands of Christians and other residents began fleeing Mosul, Iraq on Tuesday, June 10, after Islamic militants overran much of Iraq’s second largest city, “killing hundreds” while seizing churches and government buildings. The suffering of Iraq’s Christians continues today.

Sudan Tracking Down Converts from Islam in Purge of Christianity

Jul 15th, 2013 | By

South Sudan’s secession has served as a pretext for Bashir’s regime to bulldoze church buildings once owned by South Sudanese and to deport Christians based on their ethnicity, sources said. In a report issued in April, Christian Solidarity Worldwide noted an increase in arrests, detentions and deportations of Christians since December 2012. The organization also reported that systematic targeting of Nuba and other ethnic groups suggests the resurgence of an official policy of “Islamization and Arabization.”