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Map reflects the 30 most recent Persecution Reports. Click HERE for the Map Legend.

 

 

Dutch Christian Civil Servant Fired For Opposing Gay Marriage

Friday, November 18th, 2011

 "I can not discriminate gay couples, but I am discriminated against because of my views. I will seriously look into possible legal action against the dismissal," said Pijl, who is also a former city councilor of a Christian faction.

Death sentences feared for Afghan converts

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.

UK ‘breaking international law’

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

An Amnesty International report has called-out five European countries for breaking international law by refusing asylum to Iraqis and forcing them to return to their unstable homeland. Among these Iraqis are Christians who are without security and have suffered greatly because of their faith under Islamic sectarian violence.

Sharia: Government to Act if Dutch Law Broken

Friday, September 4th, 2009

The government of Holland promises to clamp down on attempt to practice Sharia law if such attempt involves compulsion, pressure and misuse of power.

American Christian Convert Flees Netherlands Amid Death Threats

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Mr. Gabriel grew up a Muslim and even taught Islam at Al-Alzahr University, one of the most famous Islamic teaching institutions in the world. But he later converted to Christianity and fled to United States from Egypt. He received death threats during his recent visit to the Netherlands.

Dutch Raise Terror Threat Level After Film Stokes Muslim Hostility

Sunday, March 9th, 2008

Statements from the Koran are often used to justify Muslim persecution of Christians - now that a film is coming out that shows the Koran being used as an inspiration for terror in the Netherlands, the country is on alert for terrorist attacks.

Young (Dutch) Muslims Fight for the Right to Abandon Faith

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

In the West people get threatened, thrown out of their family, beaten up,” Mr Jami said. “In Islam you are born Muslim. You do not even choose to be Muslim. We want that to change, so that people are free to choose who they want to be and what they want to believe in.”

Ex-Muslim Under Protection In Netherlands After Attacks

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

"This is the third time [I was attacked] and better late than never. I can not say where I am now," he told NOVA by telephone. The case underscored concerns about perceived growing influence of Muslim militants targeting ex-Muslims and Christian converts in the Netherlands.

Netherlands Give Moroccan and Turkish List of Approved Islamic-Non-Christian Names

Friday, April 20th, 2007

Aynan (34) recently became the father of a son. "During my registration it was pointed out to me that I would have problems with "my government" if I don't choose an approved name for my son. As if the Moroccan government is percieved as "my government"."

Christian Converts from Islam Face Death Threats in Netherlands

Thursday, May 4th, 2006

he and many other former Muslims received death threats in recent weeks. "If you don't stop evangelizing among Muslims we will kill you,"

MPs demand closure of ‘Jihad’ Mosque

Saturday, April 24th, 2004
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