It is known that at least 34 people have been killed in the latest terrorist massacre to hit Syria. The twin car bombings hit the mainly Christian and Druze area of eastern Jaramana in Damascus. Currently no individual terrorist organization is claiming responsibility. However, the hallmarks belong to the many different factions which represent the [...]
The Islamization of the Middle East and then the entire world is the stated end game for many Islamists.
We cannot, and must not, stand for a religion that will limit our ability to speak, especially a religion that openly calls for the murder of people of other religions, and often even its own. The Sydney police force announced a few weeks ago that, in anticipation of more hostile Islamic street protests similar to [...]
Reports of Iranian authorities arresting Christians for their faith are pouring in, indicating that the Islamic nation is running a massive campaign targeting house churches. Officials from Iran’s Cyber Police force raided the home of a Christian convert, Alireza Ebrahimi, in the northern city of Gorgan, the capital of Golestan Province, Mohabat News reported on [...]
Egypt. Seven Coptic Christians and a American pastor sentenced to death for “Innocence of Muslims” film.
An Egyptian court convicted in absentia Wednesday seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and a Florida-based American pastor, sentencing them to death on charges linked to an anti-Islam film that had sparked riots in parts of the Muslim world. The case was seen as largely symbolic because the defendants, most of whom live in the United States, [...]
Police is searching for two motorcycle gunmen who shot a Christian student and his Muslim girlfriend shortly after they stepped out of a motel in Zamboanga City in the southern Philippines. Police said the attack had killed the 21-year old man while his girlfriend remains in serious condition. The duo had just flagged down a [...]
Seven house church Christians in Henan province who were arrested in the spring have been charged with engaging in cult activities, but the believers and their church leaders say the government is framing them by accusing them of being part of the “Shouters.” Several Christian lawyers from Beijing are now involved in handling the case, [...]
Pakistan. Blasphemy laws, forced conversion, rape and abduction are at a very high level in Pakistani society.
The family of a young Pakistani Christian man, Khuram Shahzad, also known as Khuram Masih, was accused of blasphemy and granted bail on 22 October 2012 from the High Court. He had been receiving threats and in light of past occurrences of extra-judicial killings in court premises for blasphemy cases, his trial had been conducted [...]
Religious violence is on the rise in Kenya following a series of explosions in Nairobi’s predominately Somali neighborhood. In the latest attack, a male attacker disguised in a shawl threw an explosive device into a minibus, blowing it apart. In retaliation to the bus bombing, youths armed with machetes and stones sought out Somalis, accusing [...]
Egypt. Morsi waited for liberals and Christians to leave their seats so Islamists would be able to draft the constitution.
“Egypt is in grave danger. The Muslim Brotherhood now controls all powers: legislative, executive and judiciary. No one can stop them,” said Fr Rafic Greiche. The president’s recent constitutional amendments are “a move to give the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafists a stranglehold over power.” For the clergyman, the Muslim Brotherhood is following a precise [...]
Two suicide attacks on a church in an army barracks in the northern Nigerian town of Jaji on Sunday left eleven people dead and 30 injured, the army said. “Eleven people, mostly worshippers, were killed while 30 are in the hospitals with various degrees of injuries,” national army spokesman Brigadier General Bola Koleosho told AFP. [...]