Posts Tagged ‘Sharia’

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Sudan Government Threatens to Kill Christian Lawyer fighting for Religious Freedom

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

 The world watches as Sudan prepares its new constitution, a process and document which Khartoum hopes will generate some measure of international credibility which the pariah state now abjectly lacks. A Christian lawyer who has promote religious freedom, and has been training Christians in who to assert religious freedom, has fled after his life was threatened by Sundanese government agents. 

IT BEGINS: Al Qaeda Establishes Islamist Rule in Syria Town

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Syria's Christians once lived in the town of Raqqa as an equal component of a muti-religious, multi-cutural community in Assad's Syria. With the recent capture of the town by American and Western-supported rebels, that has all changed. The Churches have been burned and its of the Christians have been killed or fled. The iron curtain of Sharia rule now divides the town from its former freedom. 

Dozens Feared Dead As Boko Haram Attacks State Capital in Coordinated Terror Campaign

Monday, October 28th, 2013

The Boko Haram Islamists are waging a campaign of religious cleansing in Northern Nigeria in an effort to establish Sharia rule. Christians and non-Muslims have suffered severe persecution as a result. A recent military offensive held hopes of relief for the besieged civilians in the rebel areas, but this assault appears to have been a major effort by the Islamist to counter the gains of the military and regain the initiative. Yobe state is majority Muslim, but there is a notable Christian minority that has been specifically targeted for attack by Islamist. 

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.

There is Freedom in Mauritania; but not for Christians

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Despite the powerful persecution visited upon Christians by the government in Mauritania, God is there... and He is answering prayers every day to strengthen and encourage His flock.

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.

Nigeria: Where Jihad and Christian Persecution Run Rampant

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Christian Post contributor Raymond Ibrahim, author Crucified Again: Exposing Islam's New War on Christians, provides a concise overview of the persecution to which Nigerian Christians have been  subjected.

Religious Cleansing: Islamists Murder 15 Christians in Central Nigeria

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Yet another atrocity was committed by suspected Boko Haram Islamists in their campaign of religious cleansing in northern and central Nigeria. This latest attack is just one of several terrorist operations reported since early last week in Nigeria. The death toll form last week may now be in excess of 100 persons killed and many more wounded by Muslim militants seeking to establish an Islamic state under Sharia rule.

Will Anti-American Protest Be Spread to West Africa by Radicals?

Wednesday, September 19th, 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. 

Tensions Rise In Kashmir, India After ‘Guilty Verdict,’ Fatwa

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Sharia court launches campaign threatening to ostracize those who decline to convert to Islam.

Boko Haram Is An Emerging Threat, Says U.S Congress

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Boko Haram, a group long known to be responsible for attacks against Nigerian Christians, is now being considered by Congress as a possible threat to the security of the United States.

Sudan To Write Islamic Constitution

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Sudanese leader setting up Christians for suffering

Christians Experiencing Growing Legal Nightmare Under “sharia” In Islamic Republics

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

Christians in Muslim countries are suffering a great deal due to their faith in Christ. The persecution they face range from discrimination to killings.

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.

Violence against Christians Increasing With Rising Power of Boko Haram in Nigeria

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Nigerian Violence is continuing by Islamist group Boko Haram.

Pakistan Political Party Seeks to Expedite Ban on Bible

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Muslims trying to expedite ban on Bible claims that it "Causes Humiliation for Muslims"

N. Ireland MP Warns Christians Being Persecuted in U.K. by Secularist States

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

“There is violent persecution of Christians across the world,”

UK Muslim Group Launches Poster Campaign Against Christmas

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Islamic group has launched a campaign to post posters denouncing Christmas in UK. The group that the campaign will lead Britons to convert to Islam.

Sudan President Warns Sharia Law Will Be Tightened If Sudan Splits

Monday, December 20th, 2010

The president of Sudan said he will reinforce the Sharia law in Sudan if the south secedes. This will result in persecution of Christian minorities in Sudan as well as restrictions of the rights of women and other vulnerable groups.

‘Lost Boy’ Seeks Progress for Sudan

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Joseph Deng was just 10 years old was Islamists attacked. That war against the mainly Christian and animist southern Sudanese cost the lives of millions. The Islamist regime of Sudan could be restarting the war. Please pray for peace in Sudan.

Video: US Govt Notes UK Christians Get Rough Ride

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Christians in the UK feel they are getting a rough ride, the US Department of State has said in a report on international religious freedom.

Okla. Voters Approve Sharia Ban

Friday, November 5th, 2010

“One of the implications of Sharia law is that when someone leaves the faith of Islam, they become apostate and that’s punishable by death under Sharia law,”

Somali Militant Group Executes Girls Accused of Spying

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

The Islamic extremist group is known for its cruel and inhumane punishment. The group is fighting to introduce very strict version of Sharia law in Somalia.

Oklahoma voters to decide on Sharia law

Friday, October 29th, 2010

A court in New Jersey recently upheld a Muslim man’s mistreatment of his wife. Now, voters in Oklahoma are being asked whether they will allow for Islamic laws to be applied in their state courts.

The Muslim Brotherhood: Islam’s Global Challenge to the West

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

This article contains important information you need to know about the Muslim Brotherhood, a very radical Islamic organization and its infiltration into the West. It’s important to understand how the organization works and spreads in the Western countries.

Nigerian air force joins bid to contain Islamist sect

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

The Islamic sect, Boko Haram, is responsible for killing several people, including Christian leaders, moderate Muslims and government officials. The group is fighting to introduce strict form of Islamic law throughout Nigeria.

Feared Muslim sect issues new threats

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Nigerian Islamic extremist group, Boko Haram, is known for its violent attacks against government officials and Christians in northern Nigeria. The group is fighting for implementation of Sharia law all over Nigeria.

Report: Islamic Numbers, Influence Surging

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

'Situation really bad for Christians where Muslims are now in the majority in Europe'

Sudan: Christians Living Under Sharia Law

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Sharia law is the law of the land in northern Sudan. Christians and other non-Muslims living in the north Sudan are forced to be governed by the Islamic laws, despite the aggrement to exempt them from the application of the Islamic laws.

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