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 [...]
MARISSA Kucuk was a little old Armenian lady who lived on her own in Samatya…, a picturesque neighbourhood of Istanbul where Christians and Muslims used to rub along peacefully. On December 28th Ms Kucuk, 85, was found dead in her apartment. She had been stabbed, repeatedly. Relatives said a crucifix was carved onto her naked [...]
“What do you think it will be like [for Christians], now that the Islamists are in power?” — Ibn Yemen When one thinks of Yemen—the impoverished Arab country that begat Osama bin Laden, and is cushioned between Saudi Arabia and Somalia, two of the absolute most radical Muslim nations—one seldom thinks of Christians, primarily because [...]
Pakistan. Muslims threatened Christians: “you are insects and slaves, we will burn your houses and church”.
On January 27th, Mr. Shamoun Patras with some other Christians of Phool Nagar came to LEAD’s office and told to Chief of LEAD Mr. Sardar Mushtaq Gill the incidence that happened with Patras, his family and other Christians of the area. Mr. Patras is working as stitch operator in a Factory, on Eid-Ul-Muladul Nabi he [...]
North Korea’s nuclear ambitions are topping nearly every headline. Earlier this week, the UN Security Council condemned North Korea for test-firing a missile in December. A surprising supporter of the UN resistance was China, one of the regime’s main allies. “That was a slap in the face of Kim Jung-un and so he needed to [...]