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 →

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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 →

Persecution of Christians – week 4

Two bombs went off yesterday, January 27, during mass in a church in Jolo, Philippines. 27 were killed and at least 83 were injured. The area is a stronghold of the Islamist Abu Sayyaf terror organization which support ISIS. At the same time Catholics in the Philippines are hoping that the Pope will visit them... Continue Reading →

Persecution of Christians – week 3

The World Watch List 2019 were released this week. It shows that 245 million Christians are persecuted in the world, which makes them the biggest group that are victims of persecution. Asia is the worst place to be Christian and one in three live under high persecution. You find links to articles that break down... Continue Reading →

Persecution of Christians – week 2

In November 82-year old Märta in Sweden took a taxi home from the doctor, but the Muslim driver stopped in the middle of nowhere and ordered her to leave the cab. According to the driver Märta had said hostile things about Islam, but Märta denies this and say that he wanted her to leave after... Continue Reading →

Persecution of Christians – week 52

The United Kingdom have plan to deport Asher Samson, 41, who came to the country from Pakistan to study to be a pastor. He later applied for asylum because he was beaten and repeatedly threatened with execution by Islamic extremists at home. He has said that he fear for his life. Also, the UK have... Continue Reading →

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 →

Violence common for Nigerian Women

NIGERIA. Violence against women and girls is common but due to stigma, shame and impunity there haven't been much talk about it.  Over 23 million women and children are victims of child marriage. Women and girls are abducted and forced to marry. One in three women and girls between the ages of 15 and 24 have... Continue Reading →

Islamists against Vaccination

AFGHANISTAN/NIGERIA/PAKISTAN. I had no idea that vaccination was a hot topic among Muslims, but it turns out it is. And there's a clear link to Islamistic groups. In 2011 the CIA staged a fake hepatitis vaccination campaign to find where Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were and after that incident there have been imams in... Continue Reading →

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 →

2015 Was only the Beginning

Migration and Africa researcher Stephen Smith is convinced that the number of people who migrate from Africa will increase, for several reasons.  Smith write in his new book, The rush to Europe, that the pressure on Europe from African migrants will increase. The population in Africa keeps growing and by 2050 the continent will be... Continue Reading →

Persecution of Christians – week 47

Mullahs in Pakistan is said to be going house to house with Asia Bibis and her familys photographs to try to track them down. A representative from Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) says: The family have had to move from place to place to avoid detection. Sometimes they can only operate after sundown.... Continue Reading →

Persecution of Christians – week 46

Many countries are offering Asia Bibi asylum, but she is still hiding somewhere in Pakistan. Nuri Kino writes that he has talked to a deacon in Pakistan who is exhausted by all the hate against Christians. He fears that violence will erupt and start a genocide. His assessment is that it could boil over any... Continue Reading →

Persecution of Christians – week 45

Four Catholic priests were abducted by armed men this week in Nigeria. Before the kidnapping the men shot at the priests cars and abused them. Three weeks ago five nuns were kidnapped in the same area, but they were released after two weeks. A small forest church in Italy have been vandalized to a cost... Continue Reading →

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