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 9

Persecution of Christians – week 8

A church from the 1100s in Falköping, Sweden, was scrawled on. It was swastikas, the cross of St. Peter and the words Die Jew and Hitler. If the culprits are Nazis: why not go down to the mosque then? Do they expect to insult Jews in a Church? On February 11 a man by the … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 8

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 6

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 Persecution of Christians – week 5

Reporter Calls Open Doors Cult

SWEDEN. A reporter at Aftonbladet, one of the biggest newspapers in Sweden and partly owned by the Social Democratic Party, quickly came to the conclusion Open Doors was a cult. Besna Keyrouz called Aftonbladet to bring their attention to the new World Watch List by Open Doors. The reporter who took her call wasn't very … Continue reading Reporter Calls Open Doors Cult

Persecution of Christians – week 51

During five days the Christians in the Indian province of Telangana were attacked at three different occasions. Hindu radicals physically attacked them (and some ended up in the hospital), burned Bibles and damaged a car. They didn't dare to report it to the police, but managed to have their christmas event after changing places at last … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 51

Persecution of Christians – week 48

Asia Bibi is still in Pakistan and haven't been able to meet two of her children in order to keep them protected. But they talk on the phone every day. The family have had to change home four times since the aquittal and family friend Joseph says: She is an incredible woman! She has kept … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 48