Archive | July, 2012

Pakistan. Christian girls continue to be kidnapped, abducted and forcibly converted to Islam.

In the recent months there have several reports about the ongoing persecution, kidnapping and abduction of the Christian women and girls in Pakistan. According to the news, a daughter of Morris Masih from Rawalpindi was kidnapped by Mohammad Abid and Tariq Ali. Morris Masih has asked the police to register a case against Abid and […]

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Muslim Persecution of Christians: June, 2012

 Saudi Arabia officially bans all religions other than Islam. Rebels are committing Christian genocide in Syria, where they are sacking churches and issuing threats that all Christians will be cleansed from rebel-held territory. A mass exodus of thousands of Christians is taking place, even as mainstream Western reporters, such as Robert Fisk, demonize these same […]

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Vietnam. Religious tolerance exists only in theory.

The Vietnamese regime’s religion is communism, and the Party views all other organized religions as a direct threat to national security and its authoritarian control of the Vietnamese people. Religious tolerance exists only in theory; Article 70 of Vietnam’s Constitution of 1992 states that citizens “shall enjoy freedom of belief and of religion; they can […]

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Iran. Release of the two Christians from Evin prison.

The welcome news of release from prison of the two imprisoned Christians, Mr. Ehsan Behrouz, and Mr. Nour-ullah Ghobeytizadeh; has come as a pleasant surprise, and met with great joy. The two had, for the past several months, been detained on spurious charges in Ahvaz and Mash-had prisons. The news of Mr. Ehsan Behrouz’ freedom, […]

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Pakistan. Concern over pending appeal of Asia Bibi, sentenced to death on accusations of blasphemy.

Nazir Bhatti expressed concern over pending of an appeal in Lahore High Court from 2 years of a Christian mother Asia Bibi, sentenced to death on accusations of blasphemy from lower court. In Islamic Republic of Pakistan judicial activism is so high that thousands of poor Pakistani are behind bars waiting for hearing dates of […]

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Afghanistan. Shocking Taliban propaganda video of deadly suicide attack at U.S. base.

A suicide truck bomber calmly tells a cameraman of his plans to ‘take revenge’ moments before blowing himself up at a U.S. base in a chilling new Taliban video. The documentary-style video was released this week by the al-Qaeda-friendly Islamist group. The brazen assault was carried out on June 1 at Forward Operating Base Salerno […]

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Syria / Middle East. Rebels murdered over 200 Christians, including families with children. 138,000 Christians fled Homs.

A mass exodus of Christians, including a group evacuated from the besieged city of Homs, have been fleeing Syrian cities for safety. Caught in the middle of a showdown between opposition forces and the Syrian army, many Christians fear the prospect of an Islamist-led government if President Bashar al-Assad is deposed. On July 11, Maximos […]

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Indonesia. Christians concerned of series of attacks by extremist groups and closures of churches.

Concern is growing among Christians in the province of Aceh, victims of a series of recent attacks by extremist groups or unknown assailants. The violence is worsened by the policy of local authorities, who instead of halting attacks, continues closing churches and prayer halls for the (alleged) lack of building permits, required for all construction […]

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Syria. Christians believe that they will have no place in Syria if Mr. Assad leaves power.

More than 19,000 people, most of them civilians, have been killed since March last year, in violence in Syria since the outbreak of an anti-regime revolt last year, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday. ZAHLEH, Lebanon—Syria’s conflict, increasingly characterized as a Muslim sectarian war, is now also threatening to engulf the country’s estimated […]

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China. The local authorities often go door-to-door searching and confiscating Bibles.

The government of Mengka Township, Ximeng County, Yunnan Province has long suppressed the development of Christianity, persecuting minority ethnic Christians and Han [Chinese] missionaries, and strictly banning personal ownership of the Bible. Mengka Township, Ximeng County, Yunnan Province, on the border with Myanmar, has been home to the Wa minority for many generations. Across the […]

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