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Nigerian Democracy: Police Enforce Sharia Against Christians

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.

Sharia Law to be Enforced in Nigerian State

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.

Islamist Groups Threaten Jihad in Sudan

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Sudan’s Struggling Government Offers To Go ’100 Percent Islamic’

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.

Factbox:Islam in West Africa

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Mauritania: Christians Accused Of Burning Quran May Face Death Penalty

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Believers in Mauritania have endured imprisonment, beatings, and expulsion from families or tribes for their faith. Missionaries suspected of trying to convert Mauritanian Muslims have been harassed, interrogated, briefly imprisoned, expelled from the country, and even murdered. 

Christians Fear Losing Freedoms In Arab Spring Movement

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." 

Christians In Uganda Demand Protection From Muslim Extremists

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Islam devotees go on defense after acid attack on preacher

Sudanese Christians Under Increasing Pressure From Islamic Gov’t Of Sudan

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. 

Anti-Christian Backlash After South Sudan’s Secession

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Churches attacked and threatened with demolition as Bashir reiterates promise to make Sudan strictly Islamic.

Sudan To Adopt Entirely Islamic Constitution

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.

Sharia Court Opens In Belgium

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Sharia laws are discriminatory against non-Muslims and have been criticized for their incompatibility with principles of human rights.

Pakistan: Legal Discrimination & Impunity Fuel Persecution

Friday, August 26th, 2011

A call to pray for Pakistan’s besieged Christians

UK Sharia Law Alarms Critics

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.”

Threats of Increased Violence during Ramadan; Christians Urged to Pray

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.

Residents Reject Islamists’ Calls for Sharia Law in UK

Friday, July 29th, 2011

“This is Britain and everyone should live by Britain’s laws.”

Indonesia’s Islamic laws are ‘abusive’, report says

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
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