Demands an End to Forced Conversions

PAKISTAN. Christian activists are calling on the government to take action on the abduction and forced conversion of girls from Christian and Hindu communities. Peter Jacob, Executive Director of the Center for Social Justice (CSJ), says that at least 160 girls from the Christian and Hindu communities have been taken by force from their homes... Continue Reading →

Christian Woman Raped to Conversion

PAKISTAN. A Christian woman who have three children was kidnapped and "converted" by force to Islam. Unfortunately, this kind of thing isn't uncommon. Saima Iqbal is a married woman with children at the ages 4, 8 and 13 and the entire family is Christian. On February 25, in the evening, Saima was abducted from her... Continue Reading →

Persecution of Christians – week 11

The violence Christians are suffering in Nigeria have gathered attention due to the massacre in Christchurch as many questioned the medias hypocrisy. Even local media in Nigeria seldom report on the attacks. 6 000 persons were killed during 2018 and there wasn't any distress, no "thoughts and prayers" nor aany candlelit demonstrations in the west.... Continue Reading →

Persecutions of Christians – week 10

International Christian Concern has documented at least 60 attacks by Boko Harams and Fulani Militias in Nigeria during February. A total of 205 people in the Middle Belt and northern Nigeria were killed. Boko Haram was responsible for 126 deaths and 83 of them were civilians (mostly in Borno State). Fulani militants were also responsible... Continue Reading →

Persecution of Christians – week 9

On February 9 ten churches in a village in southern Ethiopia were attacked by local Muslims. One church was destroyed and the property of all ten of them was burned (it's believed that the other buildings were spared because of the risk that they would harm houses owned by Muslims close by). Some Christians got... Continue Reading →

Persecution of Christians – week 7

Asia Bibi hasn't been able to leave Pakistan after all and a friend say that she is becoming increasingly frightened and frustrated with her uncertain future. Asia has been moved with her husband to a secret place in Karachi and is locked in a room all the time. The door only opens at meal time,... Continue Reading →

Persecution of Christians – week 6

On February 16 the election will be held in Nigeria and current president Buhari hope to be re-elected. He has made promises to free Leah Sharibu and to stop the Fulani Militia, but nothing has happened. The last news came in October. There is no updated status report on Leah and on February 19 she... Continue Reading →

Persecution of Christians – week 5

Kuwaiti Islamic cleric Othman al-Khamis has issued another statement in his weekly fatwa session by encouraging his followers to kill apostates. He has a long history of inciting hate towards Christians. The law in Kuwait technically prohibits defamation of the Abrahamic faiths, but as Islam is the state religion and there are only 267 Christian... Continue Reading →

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