Posts Tagged ‘Sharia law’
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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
ICC has continued to cover the increasing oppression of Nigerian Christians in Muslim-majority states through the formal operation of government. Twelve of Nigeria's states have adopted sharia rule; but only recently has it become more aggressively enforced against Christians in those areas. In Kano state, all citizens are now required to adhere to an Islamic dress code or face severe fines and imprisonment.
Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
ICC has continued to report on the efforts of Christians in Muslim-dominated ares to resist Islamists oppression. Nigeria, nominally a secular nation, appears unable or unwilling to protect the religious freedoms of Christian minority communities.
Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
Sunday, August 19th, 2012
The government faces new pressures from the loss of territory and oil revenue to South Sudan, but the push for an Islamic constitution has much older roots.
Saturday, June 30th, 2012
Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
"We know many Christians have left," says Mounir Ramsis, speaking not only about this quarter but about all of Egypt. "But we love this country and will stay until death."
Saturday, January 21st, 2012
Islam devotees go on defense after acid attack on preacher
Friday, November 4th, 2011
After the mostly Christian and animist south Sudan secceded from the Islamic Sudan, the persecution of Christian minorities in Sudan has increased. The persecution has forced many Christians to flee from Sudan.
Saturday, October 29th, 2011
Churches attacked and threatened with demolition as Bashir reiterates promise to make Sudan strictly Islamic.
Saturday, October 15th, 2011
The president of Sudan says he will introduce an entirely Islamic legal system in the country. Introducing the fully Islamic legal system will worsen persecution of Christians in Sudan. It will also result in violation of rights of women and others.
Saturday, October 8th, 2011
Sharia laws are discriminatory against non-Muslims and have been criticized for their incompatibility with principles of human rights.
Friday, August 26th, 2011
A call to pray for Pakistan’s besieged Christians
Monday, August 8th, 2011
“To understand the impact of Sharia law you have to look at other countries...at its heart it has basic inequalities between Muslims and non-Muslims, and between men and women.”
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
The month of August is the ninth month in the Islamic Calendar. This is the start of Ramadan, the time when Muslims purge themselves of sin by fasting from dusk until dawn. This is also a time of increased tension between Muslims following Ramadan, and Non Muslims who do not follow Ramadan. Increased violence during the month of Ramadan is to be expected.
Friday, July 29th, 2011
“This is Britain and everyone should live by Britain’s laws.”
Wednesday, December 1st, 2010