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Thursday, October 31st, 2013
Acts of Islamic terrorism targeting Christians are increasing dramatically across Africa. Sadly, the same gaps in infrastructure and policing capacity which allow Islamists to flourish also make it difficult to protect impacted Christian communities .
Monday, October 14th, 2013
ICC has continued to report on the persecution of the Cristian majority population in CAR by well-armed and experienced Islamist fighters. French and EU security officials arrived in Bangui this week to assess the situation and develop plans for military intervention to counter the Islamist threat.
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.
Friday, March 23rd, 2012
"In Scotland, 95 percent of religiously motivated violence targets Christians. In France, 84 percent of vandalism is directed against Christian places of worship."
Saturday, November 19th, 2011
Raymond Ibrahim reports in Hudson New York that “Egypt's Maspero massacre – where the military killed dozens of Christians protesting the destruction of their churches – dominates October's persecution headlines.” 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, January 18th, 2011
“Five countries are appealing to Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai to prevent two Afghan men who converted to Christianity from being sentenced to death for… their decisions to abandon Islam,” reports World Net Daily.
Tuesday, December 28th, 2010
Thirty-six Christians who survived a terrorist attack in a Baghdad church that killed forty-four worshippers were offered medical care and asylum in France. The Christian Post reports that they do not want to return to their unstable homeland.
Thursday, May 28th, 2009
Recent government report provides platform for restricting religious freedom.
Friday, December 12th, 2008
Recommendations could cause the persecution of any small religious group.
Sunday, November 2nd, 2008
A former homeless Sri Lankan who began this unique Christian television channel reveals what happened.
Tuesday, May 20th, 2008
Iraqi Christians, unlike other groups in the country, don’t have militias that protect them. Islamist extremists target them because they allege that Christians collaborate with American troops. Many Iraqi defenseless Iraqi Christians have been killed, kidnapped, and driven from homes because of their faith. Thus, Iraqi Christians should continue to receive special treatment in getting asylum in Western countries, if they choose to move to those countries. In this regard, the proposals by Foreign Minister of France and Interior Minister of Germany to give special treatment to Iraqi Christians is a move in right direction.
Wednesday, December 12th, 2007
It is known that many Islamist projects are funded by Saudi Arabia, which forbids any other religion within its borders,
Tuesday, June 26th, 2007
"We are going to strike again, again and again," warned a Satanist movement in France attacking Christians and destroying property.
Sunday, October 1st, 2006
A philosophy teacher described how he was forced into hiding after a newspaper article in which he criticized Islam provoked death threats against himself and his family.
Sunday, August 6th, 2006
In a continuing series on evaluating every country in the world for religious liberty from a Catholic perspective, below is part one addressing concerns in Europe.
Saturday, December 10th, 2005
An observer says that the freedom of religion strains in France can be seen within the political system.
Thursday, November 10th, 2005
Anger in immigrant communities fueled by unemployment, racism, and the secularism promoted by the French state.
Wednesday, January 19th, 2005
Paris Church Going to Court to Continue Worshipping
Wednesday, April 21st, 2004
Imam Supports Wife Beating; Urges Jihad