Posts Tagged ‘ Christians ’

Christians Killed by Muslim Mob Hours Before Kerry Visits Nigeria

Aug 24th, 2016 | By

A mob in Zamfara State, Nigeria killed eight people earlier this week by burning down the house of a Muslim man who intervened in an attempted killing of a Christian student accused of blasphemy by his Muslim peers. A Christian student at Abdu Gusau Polytechnic was accused of making a blasphemous statement against Islam. A

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Abandoning Iraq’s Religious Minorities to the Islamic State

Aug 10th, 2016 | By

As these minorities would recount, “our neighbors came to the Christian family and said, ‘you have lived next to us for 100 years and so for that reason I am going to give you and your family ten minutes to go and I won’t kill you.’”



Why the 1933 Massacre of Simele Is Still Relevant

Aug 8th, 2016 | By

Yesterday, August 7, marked the 83rd anniversary of the Massacre of Simele, where thousands of innocent civilians were killed and displaced by the Kingdom of Iraq because of their ethnicity and faith. The Assyrians are a Christian minority that lived in Iraq, Iran and Turkey since the 4th millennium B.C. After World War One and Iraq

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Muslim Mob Attacks Coptics in Egypt

Aug 3rd, 2016 | By

On July 22, a video was posted on YouTube that shows a Muslim mob in the Saft Al-Kharsa village in Beni Suef in Egypt chasing Coptic families and throwing stones at them.The video was shot by one of the local Coptic women on the balcony of her house. In the video, you can hear the

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Hudson Institute Releases Report on the ISIS Propaganda Ploy to Hide its Genocide of Christians

Jul 25th, 2016 | By

Washington, July 21 – Today, Hudson Institute released The ISIS Genocide of Middle Eastern Christian Minorities and Its Jizya Propaganda Ploy, a report produced by Nina Shea, director of Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom. The report examines genocide waged against Christian minorities by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), by chronicling eye

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Chairman’s Report for May 20, 2016

May 20th, 2016 | By

In this issue: National Day of Prayer events in Washington, DC / World Magazine editor on persecuted Christians in Iraq / Diapers for Refugees sets new delivery date for Christians in Iraq. Read more about Religious Freedom Coalition Chairman William J. Murray



Christians in Burma Patiently Endure Building of Pagodas on Church Lands

May 13th, 2016 | By

Striving for a peaceful legacy, Christians in Burma (also called Myanmar) are choosing to patiently endure an influential Buddhist monk’s campaign to build pagodas on church properties. Still this is a “taking” of church property by Buddhists with government permission



Iraqi Christians fear extinction, see no relief from ISIS

Mar 28th, 2016 | By
Iraq has seen many attacks on churches in recent years.

Iraqi Christians gathered in Baghdad to mark Easter but celebrations were tempered by fears ISIS would eradicate their shrinking community, even as the army launched a U.S.-backed offensive to retake Mosul, their ancestral homeland.



Dozens Of Christians Killed In Pakistan Easter Bombing

Mar 28th, 2016 | By

At least 63 people were killed and more than 300 others injured when a suicide bomber linked to an Islamic terror group blew himself up in a children’s park in Lahore, the capital of Pakistan’s Punjab province, where Christians celebrated Easter, officials and Christians said.



‘Genocide’ declaration doesn’t ensure U.S. will take action against Islamic State

Mar 18th, 2016 | By

Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s declaration that the Islamic State is engaged in a genocide against Christians and other religious minorities in Syria and Iraq met with wide approval Thursday, but major questions loom over whether the designation will result in any serious move by the Obama administration to stop the carnage.