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Muslim Persecution of Christians: January 2012

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

Raymond Ibrahim reports in the algemeiner that “The beginning of the New Year saw only an increase in the oppression of Christians under Islam, from Nigeria, where an all-out jihad has been declared in an effort to eradicate the Muslim north of all Christians, to Europe, where Muslim converts to Christianity are still hounded and attacked as apostates.” 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.

Lobbying Group Wants Cross Removed From Swiss Flag

Friday, September 30th, 2011

A spokesperson for the lobbying group, primarily representing Muslim immigrants to Switzerland, questions why the Swiss government would want to "continue building up a symbol in which many people no longer believe"

Global Internet Freedom Receives Double Boost

Monday, March 8th, 2010

House of Representatives Press Conference and Geneva human rights summit set common goal

UN Deplores Gaddafi Call for Anti-Swiss ‘Jihad’

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

"Any Muslim in any part of the world who works with Switzerland is an apostate, is against Muhammad, God and the Koran."

Swiss Minarets Ban Threatens Christians in Muslim Countries

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

"While Muslim leaders are criticizing the Swiss vote to ban the construction of minarets in Switzerland, Christians in some Muslim-majority countries face severe restrictions on the building and repair of churches."

Outrage On Swiss Minrate Vote, But How Do Muslim States Handle Churches?

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

Swiss minaret vote leads to Muslim anger, but the Swiss aren't alone in restricting religious freedom.

Muslim Countries Push for Blasphemy Regulations

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Muslim countries pushing legislation in UN that would encourage persecution

Barnabas Fund Presents Apostasy Campaign Petition to the UN

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2004

Barnabas Fund Presents Apostasy Campaign Petition to the UN

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