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

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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

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 4

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 3

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 2

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 52

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

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 Violence common for Nigerian Women

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 Islamists against Vaccination

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

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 2015 Was only the Beginning