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Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
Al-Shabaab routinely targets and threatens Ethiopia for its involvmentin Somalia, where Ethiopia has deployed it military to engage the terror group and also to contribute to the international peace-keeping effort. However, al-Shabaab has recently begun target Christian civilians in Ethiopia as part of its regional jihad. Last week, a taxi was bombed and four Christian Ethiopians killed. Now the government there warns of the likelihood of additional future attacks targeting Christian civilians.
Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Ethiopian officials have arbitrarily detained and arrested a Christian evangelist under charges of terrorism and treason in response to his Christian faith and activities. The evangelist was initially arrested in late March of this year in Dodola, a city located 180 miles south of Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa.
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
Sunday, September 30th, 2012
Sunday, August 5th, 2012
The growing tension between the Ethiopian government and Muslims could very easily, and quickly, explode.
Sunday, August 5th, 2012
Radical Muslim groups are waging war against Christians. This report indicates the activites of anti-Christian groups in Africa.
Saturday, June 30th, 2012
Raymond Ibrahim writes for the Gatestone Institute that, “In Indonesia, Muslims threw bags of urine on Christians during worship; in Kashmir and Zanzibar, churches were set on fire; and in Mali, Christianity ‘faces being eradicated.’” Ibrahim’s series, titled ‘Muslim Persecution of Christians,’ is published each month to document cases of persecution – whether it be general discrimination, arrests, or murder – committed by Muslims in majority Islamic countries, Asia and the West.
Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
It has six months since the Saudi Arabian officials arrested 35 Ethiopian Christians for praying at a private home. The Christians have been facing mistreatment at the hands of Saudi security officials.
Monday, May 21st, 2012
Last week, five men, including one Kenyan national, were arraigned in Addis Ababa's federal court on charges of operating an al-Qaida cell out of a mosque in Oromia. In another incident this month, Ethiopian authorities expelled two Arab men said to have been visiting from an unnamed Middle Eastern country. The two were detained after making what police called “inflammatory statements” and distributing materials at Addis Ababa's main Anwar mosque.
Saturday, May 19th, 2012
This is a disturbing account of an Ethiopian man who angered a Muslim co-worker by writing “Jesus is Lord” on a piece of cloth. The co-worker accused him of desecrating the Koran. He was wrongly convicted and spent two years in prison. During that time Muslim’s destroyed his land and his children had disappeared.
Thursday, April 19th, 2012
Monday, March 26th, 2012
"They (the Christian prisoners) were interrogated. During the interrogation, one of the Saudi officials called them -- I quote -- 'animals,' and he called them 'nonbelievers."
Friday, February 17th, 2012
We demand Saudi Arabia to immediately release the illegally detained Ethiopians citizens!
Thursday, February 16th, 2012
Friday, February 10th, 2012
Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
Muslim extremists try to kill him; others threaten his life.
Sunday, January 8th, 2012
Raymond Ibrahim reports in FrontPageMag that the “Nigerian church bombings, wherein the Islamic group Boko Haram killed over 40 people celebrating Christmas mass, is just the most obvious example of anti-Christian sentiment in December. Elsewhere around the Muslim world, Christmas time for Christians is a time of increased threats, harassment, and fear.” Ibrahim’s series, titled ‘Muslim Persecution of Christians,’ is published each month to document cases of persecution – whether it be general discrimination, arrests, or murder – committed by Muslims in majority Islamic countries, Asia and the West.
Wednesday, December 21st, 2011
There has been an increase in Islamic persecution of Christians around the world. This report summarizes some of the incidents of persecution in November 2011.
Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
ICC urges Ethiopian government to investigate a recent attack against a Church. Muslim students and Muslim police took part in demolishing of the church in Ethiopia.
Sunday, December 11th, 2011
“All the government officials in the area are Muslims. The Islamic religion has become the state religion in our region.”
Thursday, December 8th, 2011
Friday, November 4th, 2011
Sunday, October 23rd, 2011
Ethiopian government expresses its concern over the growing violence due to the increasing influence of Wahhabi Islam in the country. Some Wahhabi Muslims want to introduce Sharia law in Ethiopia, where Christians are the majority.
Friday, July 22nd, 2011
Refugee camps are overflowing in Mozambique, because refugee’s from Somalia and Ethiopia are fleeing persecution and civil unrest.
Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
"The number of Christians who are killed within 100 years, in the 20th century, [it] is more than the number of Christians who were killed in the centuries preceding the 20th century."
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
“We welcome the decision of Ethiopian courts. We hope that the decision sends a strong message to radical Muslims that violence against innocents will not go unpunished.”