Rifaqat Masih aged 49, his wife Samina and their three children daughter Shamasa Kiran 19 , two sons Wishal 18 and Rehoboam 16 were the residents of Gulgashat, Peshawar. Rifaqat is a lab technician by profession and his wife is a teacher, the children are all students. Rifaqat, has been living a happy life and [...]
In an interview with the Vatican missionary news agency Fides, the Apostolic Vicar of Tripoli, Giovanni Martinelli, claimed that Christians are being driven out of the eastern Libya area of Cyrenaica by Muslim fundamentalists Vicar Martinelli called the situation “critical” and the “atmosphere very tense”. Martinelli said that two religious communities had already left after [...]
Israel. Last week’s air strikes in Syria – Iran’s threats: Counterattack will “send Israel into a coma.”
Proliferation of strategic weapons will not be tolerated, no matter what the price. If, as international media reports say, Israel was indeed behind last week’s air strikes in Syria, it can be assumed that the attack was the opening move in a longer-term strategy to contain quickly-developing threats emerging from Syria, as well as the [...]
A Christian Eritrean refugee, held hostage by Bedouin traffickers for three months in the Sinai, was given five days to raise $25,000 or face illegal organ harvesting of his kidney. Reports of Christian persecution by Muslims around the world during the month of November include (but are not limited to) the following accounts. They [...]
Tens of thousands of neo-Nazis rallied in Athens in support of Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party, in the movement’s largest demonstration of support since its rise to power in last June’s general election. Men dressed in military uniforms, holding torches, donning swastikas and chanting anti-immigrant slogans, marched through central Athens in what was reportedly a [...]
AMPAC Calls for Million Muslim March on Washington on Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks On September 11th, 2001, a group of Muslims killed thousands of Americans in an attempt to frighten non-Muslims into submission. On the 12th anniversary of the bloodiest terrorist attack in American history, a million Muslims will march on Washington, D.C., in [...]
Random attacks on Egypt’s Christian Copts continue growing, including with very little motive — other than hate, that is. Izzat Ibrahim Izzat, a human rights activist and an official at the Mina branch Word Center for Human Rights, just issued a statement saying that two bearded men, or Salafis — those Muslims who most try [...]
An uneasy calm prevails 20 miles east of India’s largest city, in a rural village where Hindus recently have twice attacked Christians, who in turn have agreed to stop holding meetings in a prayer hall. The first attack came Dec. 30, when Adivasi tribal Christians living in the village of Tamsai gathered for a worship [...]
Iran. Wife of pastor Abedini sentenced to prison for 8 years expects she won’t hear from her husband until 2021.
The wife of an American citizen sentenced to an Iranian prison for eight years expects she won’t hear from her husband until 2021, unless U.S. pressure is able to pry him free. Naghmeh Shariat Panahi told World Watch Monitor that the last time she heard Saeed Abedini’s voice was Jan. 9, during a 3-minute cell [...]
Egypt. Clashes between military and an opposition of leftists, liberals, Christians and Muslims calling for freedoms.
Egypt’s military chief warned on Tuesday that the political crisis sweeping the country could lead to the collapse of the state, as thousands defied curfews and the death toll from days of rioting rose to 52. “The continuing conflict between political forces and their differences concerning the management of the country could lead to a [...]