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

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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 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

The Left Party – Past and Present

SWEDEN. The Left Party have an interesting history, but communism, support of dictatures and terrorism haven't stopped people from voting for them. They got 8% in this years election and their member Lotta Johnsson Fornarve were chosen as the Second Deputy Speaker of the Swedish Parliament. Until 1990 the party was called Left Party the Communists … Continue reading The Left Party – Past and Present

Persecution of Christians – week 35

The Chaldean Patriarch of Baghdad have written about how the Christians in Iraq are caught between survival and migration. During the last 13 years the situation has worsened and violence is very common. Even though Christians is the original people of Iraq they can no longer flourish there. The persecution of Christians in Iran keep … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 35

Persecution of Christians – week 30

A coptic man in Egypt went to the police to report threats. The police called his family around midnight and said he had fainted (and to the media they said it was due to diabetes, but according to his family he wasn't sick). The man died at the hospital and his family noticed bruising at … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 30

Persecution of Christians – week 20

This is some of the news about christian persecution from last week. A catholic church in Nepal was burned and heavily damaged. The arsonists, a group of 8-10 men, warned people to stay inside their homes before they poured gasoline over the church and set it on fire. Four other churches were attacked prior and … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 20