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 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 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 50

Coptic Christian Abd Adel Bebawy was sentenced by an Egyptian court to three years in prison for “insulting Islam in the first degree” on November 27. His crime was to share an image of God, the angel Gabriel and a verse from the Quran on FB. He was arrested the next day and then a mob attacked… Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 50

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 Persecution of Christians – week 45

Persecution of Christians – week 43

Asia Bibis verdict have not been announced yet, even though the Pakistani Supreme Court generally do it the same day. A Christian lawyer from American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) claim that the reason has to do with security. Protestant pastor Nguyen Trung Ton are serving a 12-year prison sentence in Vietnam for trying… Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 43

Persecution of Christians – week 42

Leah Sharibu, the Christian girl in Nigeria who was kidnapped by Boko Haram, are still imprisoned. Her captors have declared that she is now their slave and that they can, according to their doctrines, do what they want with her. And we all know what Mohammed taught about female slaves (1 & 2). One of… Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 42

Final Appeal for Asia Bibi

PAKISTAN. Catholic Asia Bibi have been jailed since 2009 and in November 2010 she were given the death sentence. Since then she have been in solitary confinement. She is accused of insulting the prophet Mohammed, something that she denies. Tomorrow Asia have the final appeal against being executed to a bench of three judges from… Continue reading Final Appeal for Asia Bibi

Persecution of Christians – week 39

Abdel lives in the Middle East and when he converted to Christianity he couldn't get a job so his parents initially help him with his bills. But his mother came to him with a checkbook and a burial shroud wanting him to choose between Islam or death. Two months later Abdel was kidnapped by a… Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 39