Responding to a Fundamental Crisis Within Islam Itself

Jul 12, 2020 by

By Yahya Cholil Staquf, Public Discourse: When US attorney Stephen Rasche left his practice and moved to northern Iraq to assist its long-suffering Christians, he confronted a grotesque reality that most Westerners have the luxury of ignoring. In The Disappearing People, Rasche paints a disturbingly vivid picture of the tragedy he witnessed in Iraq. Rasche does not shy away from identifying the fundamental cause of Christianity’s disappearance from its historic birthplace in the Middle East....

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Truro report on persecution of Christians reviewed, one year on

Jul 11, 2020 by

from CEN: ‘Spectators at the carnage’ was how The Times carried the story of launch of the Bishop of Truro’s Independent Review for the UK Foreign Secretary of Foreign and Commonwealth Office Support for Persecuted Christians on July 4 2019. This week, on Wednesday 8 July, the House of Lords hosted a ‘Zoominar’ for 300 invited participants to hear Bishop Philip Mounstephen, Lord Alton, Jeremy Hunt, who commissioned the report when Foreign Secretary, Rehman Chishti MP, the Prime Minister’s...

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“32,000 Christians Butchered to Death”: The Persecution of Christians, May 2020

Jun 28, 2020 by

by Raymond Ibrahim, Gatestone Institute: The following are among the abuses Muslims inflicted on Christians throughout the month of May 2020: The Slaughter of Christians Nigeria: From January 2020 to mid-May 2020, Muslim terrorists massacred at least 620 Christians (470 by Fulani herdsmen and 150 by Boko Haram). According to a May 14 report: “Militant Fulani Herdsmen and Boko Haram … have intensified their anti-Christian violence … with hacking to death in the past four...

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Jun 16, 2020 by

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief has launched a new report in Westminster today entitled Nigeria – Unfolding Genocide? The report launch featured speeches from the Chair of the APPG, Jim Shannon MP, Co-Chair Baroness Cox, and Rebecca Sharibu, the mother of Leah Sharibu who was kidnapped by Boko Haram two years ago and has yet to be released. BACKGROUND APPG members have been alarmed by the dramatic and escalating violence in Nigeria...

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At least 620 Nigerian Christians killed so far in 2020 by Boko Haram, Fulani: NGO report

Jun 13, 2020 by

by Samuel Smith, Christian Post: A Nigerian civil society organization estimates that about 620 Christians were killed and hundreds of homes, as well as churches, were damaged in Nigeria since the beginning of the year as attacks carried about by Fulani radicals and Islamic terrorists continue. The Anambra-based nongovernmental organization International Society for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law, headed by Christian Emeka Umeagbalasi, released a statement Thursday highlighting the impact...

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Nigerian Christian Black Lives Don’t Matter

Jun 10, 2020 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: A Nigerian Catholic priest who organized clergy anti-Trump protests Monday is being slammed for his silence on the wholesale slaughter of Christians in Nigeria, even as U.S. bishops are accused of promoting a false narrative on the persecution of Nigerian Christians. Muslim Fulani herdsmen armed with machetes hacked to death a 3-year-old girl and nine defenseless Christians in Nigeria’s Kaduna state the same week Josephite Fr. Cornelius Ejiogu declared...

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