Posts Tagged ‘ religious persecution ’

The Chairman’s Report for February 15, 2019

Feb 15th, 2019 | By

Diapers for Refugees program continues to fill a critical need / Still no consistent power for Qaraqosh and other Christian towns / Tens of thousands of Iraqi Christians in Jordan can’t return to Iraq /The horrid plight on Christians in a no-mans land between Israel and Jordan

Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act Hijacked by Neocons

Sep 28th, 2017 | By

Senator Corker has crossed out every single line of the simple anti-genocide language in HR-390 authored by Congressmen Chris Smith. Senator Corker’s version of the bill makes little mention of the victims of genocide, which include Christians, Yazidis, and Shia Muslims.

Coptic Christians’ Endless Struggle for Survival in Egypt

Apr 28th, 2017 | By
Blood on doors of Coptic Chruch from bombing in 2011

The Copts have been persecuted for thousands of years. ISIS’s brutal Palm Sunday bombing in Alexandria is just the latest episode. By Samuel Tadros — April 14, 2017 Viewed from the outside, there is nothing remarkable about Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, where an Islamic State terrorist blew himself up during the Palm Sunday liturgy

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Fox Business Commentator: Don’t ‘Learn to Live with Terror,’ ‘Learn How to Beat It’

Apr 10th, 2017 | By

Yesterday Fox Business Channel commentator Stuart Varney responded to the two terror attacks on Coptic Christian churches in Egypt that took place earlier that day. Varney disagreed with London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s statement that terror attacks are “part and parcel of living in a big city,” and said people shouldn’t be accepting of terrorism: “The

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Christian Father Killed In India For Faith In Christ

Mar 13th, 2017 | By

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)– A Christian father in eastern India has died after he and his wife were forced by angry villagers to spent the night in frigid water because they refused to deny their faith in Jesus Christ, BosNewsLife learned Sunday March 12. Upset that his family had left their indigenous religion, tribal residents

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Religious Persecution is Focus of New US Law

Dec 14th, 2016 | By

A bill has been sent to President Obama’s desk that addresses the increasing persecution of Christians and other religious minorities around the world. The Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act will give the United States government and the State Department new tools, resources and training to help counter extremism and violations of religious freedom

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Saudi Woman Faces Violent Punishment for Not Wearing Hijab

Dec 13th, 2016 | By

A woman in Saudi Arabia has been arrested for going out without her abaya, a traditional body covering for Muslim women, and now faces being lashed. Malak Al Shehri, shared a photograph of herself without a hijab or abaya on a street in Saudi Arabia’s capital city, Riyadh. Saudi Arabia enforces a strict dress code

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Trump Speaks about Lack of Christian Refugees Coming to the US

Dec 12th, 2016 | By

President-elect Donald Trump speaks out against the lack of Syrian Christian refugees in the United States, commenting on how much harder it is to seek aslyum in the US if you are a non-Muslim.

Muslims Target Christians in German Refugee Centers

Oct 19th, 2016 | By

A recent survey conducted by several NGOs, shows Christian asylum seekers, and members of other religious minorities, living in refugee shelters in Germany encounter systematic persecution every day from both Muslim refugees and Muslim staff. According to the survey, as many as 743 Christian refugees and 10 Yazidis refugees living in refugee centers across Germany

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Priest Missing In Syria As Islamic State Frees Christians

Dec 30th, 2015 | By

Syrian Christians fear that a prominent priest has become the latest victim of ongoing kidnappings by Islamic militants, though dozens of believers were reportedly released by the Islamic State group on Christmas Day.