The strange thing about this “multicultural” society is that it can celebrate every imaginable culture except the one that allows all these cultures to co-exist alongside each other — and all the time with enthusiasm from pundits and politicians, busy trying to pretend that this is all the most wonderful result imaginable. The national census [...]
Opinion polls consistently show that growing numbers of ordinary German citizens are worried about the consequences of decades of multicultural policies, as well the emergence of a parallel legal system based on Islamic Sharia law. Post-Christian Europe became noticeably more Islamized during 2012. As the rapidly growing Muslim population makes its presence felt in towns [...]
44 were killed on Christmas Day last year when a member of Islamist sect Boko Haram rammed a car packed with explosives into the gates of St Theresa’s Church in Madalla, a satellite town 25 miles from the center of Abuja. Boko Haram has killed hundreds in its campaign to impose sharia law in northern [...]
Behind blast walls and with police nearby, 200 worshippers attended Christmas mass Monday at Baghdad’s Our Lady of Salvation Church, which officially reopened this month after a massacre in 2010. Sat in wooden pews with a two-metre (six-feet) high inflatable Santa Claus and a Christmas tree placed at the back, many cradled young children as [...]
Indonesia. Bomb found in police station, which was set up to support Christmas and New Year security.
A bomb was found in a police station in the Central Sulawesi town of Poso this morning, as local Christian communities celebrated Christmas. A police officer found the bomb at 6:15 a.m. inside a black laptop bag in a desk drawer inside the station. The bomb was defused about an hour later by the Poso [...]
More than 200 Indonesian Muslims threw rotten eggs at Christians wanting to hold a Christmas mass near land outside Jakarta where they plan to build a church, police and a witness said. Some 100 Christian worshippers intended to hold a mass near empty land where they hope to build a church, about 30-kilometers east of [...]
Gunmen on Christmas Eve attacked a church in Peri, Yobe State, killing at least five people, including the pastor, and setting the building on fire, residents and police confirmed yesterday. No fewer than 20 houses were also allegedly burnt down in the attack. Peri, near Potiskum, is the economic capital of Yobe State. “A group [...]
Egypt. They threatened to leave me for the rest of the Brotherhood’s men to kill me if I didn’t confess.
“They asked who was paying me and threatened to leave me for the rest of the Brotherhood’s men to kill me if I didn’t confess that I received money from Hamdin and Baradei [opposition candidates].” — Mina Philip, Egyptian Copt While the conflict in Egypt has largely been portrayed as a conflict between secular Egyptians [...]
A 32-year-old Iranian who is a U.S. citizen and a Christian convert has been imprisoned without notice of any formal charges while visiting his family in Iran, according to his wife and attorneys in the U.S., who are now hoping that a media campaign will help set him free. The Rev. Saeed Abedini, who lives [...]
A Pakistani-born man wanted to avenge the deaths of U.S. drone attacks in Afghanistan by blowing up a New York City landmark but lacked the money and materials to carry out the plan, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday. Assistant U.S. Attorney Karen Gilbert said at a bail hearing that Raees Alam Qazi, 20, researched bomb-making [...]