Posts Tagged ‘ ethnic cleansing ’

’60 Minutes’ Highlights Christian Persecution By Islamic State

May 27th, 2015 | By

There are few places on earth where Christianity is as old as it is in Iraq. Christians there trace their history to the first century apostles. But today, their existence has been threatened by the terrorist group that calls itself Islamic State. More than 125,000 Christians — men, women and children — have been forced from their homes over the last 10 months.

The Human Cost: Ethnic Cleansing In The Middle East

Dec 22nd, 2014 | By

“I had a 600 square meter home in Mosul. now I live in 6 square meters,” said the 74-year-old science professor who now lives in what can best be described as a booth in a church basement. For those not familiar with metric, his 6,400 square foot home was stolen by the Islamic State, and he now lives in an area of about 64 square feet. He was not exaggerating. He had photos of his home with the Arabic letter “nun” painted on it, and over the door written “Property of the Islamic State.”

Bombing Of Civilians In Sudan Seen As Ethnic, Religious ‘Cleansing’

Nov 26th, 2013 | By

In what Christians see as a government effort to rid the country of Christianity and ethnic Nuba people, the Sudanese Air Force has stepped up bombings of civilians in South Kordofan in the past two months, including an attack on Nov. 17 that killed two children.

Syrian Jihadists Target Both Jews & Christians For Ethnic Cleansing

Sep 17th, 2013 | By

slamists have a saying that’s proving all too true in Syria: “On Saturday, we kill the Jews, on Sunday we kill the Christians” – or “First the Saturday people, then the Sunday people.”