“The Basic Message Is Hatred”: The Persecution of Christians, September 2021

Oct 24, 2021 by

by Raymond Ibrahim, Gatestone Institute: The following are among the abuses inflicted on Christians by Muslims throughout the month of September 2021: Muslim Slaughter of Christians Afghanistan: Muslims linked to the Islamic State murdered four Christians. While trying to escape the country, a Christian family was intercepted by the jihadists. According to a local source: “ISIS asked them, ‘we have tape about you that you are no longer Muslims. So is it true that you are not...

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The Jihadist Genocide of Christians in Nigeria Intensifies

Oct 14, 2021 by

by Raymond Ibrahim, Frontpage Magazine: What several international observers have for years characterized as a “pure genocide” of Christians in Nigeria has reached new levels. Since the Islamic insurgency earnestly began in July 2009—first at the hands of Boko Haram, a professional Islamic terrorist organization, and later by the Fulani, Muslim herdsmen also radicalized and motivated by jihadist ideology—over 60,000 Christians have either been butchered or abducted during raids, never to...

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The living hell of Christians in Pakistan

Oct 2, 2021 by

by Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack, TCW: THE Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, is positioning himself as spokesman for those condemning the supposed rise of ‘Islamophobia’ in the West. In a recent UN speech he called for a global dialogue to counter Islamophobia. He has also repeatedly emphasised that no one must be allowed to create any connection between Islam and terrorism. Imran proclaims that there is no such thing as radical Islam, there is only Islam which is rooted in compassion and...

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Christians trapped in Afghanistan

Sep 29, 2021 by

from Release International: Christians in Afghanistan have been fleeing the cities to escape the Taliban, according to partners of Release International, which supports persecuted Christians worldwide. Many Christians who remain are trapped inside the country, unable to leave through sealed borders. Some have received death threats. Others have fled to remote areas to escape the Taliban. Release is appealing for funds to support Christians forced to flee around the world. UK-based Release...

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Christians in Afghanistan facing ‘new phase’ of crisis, have lost contact with US ministries

Sep 16, 2021 by

By Leah MarieAnn Klett, Christian Post: Christian ministries have lost contact with numerous partners in Afghanistan as the embattled country enters a “new phase” of the crisis sparked by the Taliban takeover, the head of a U.S.-based ministry has said. William Stark, International Christian Concern’s regional manager for South Asia, told The Christian Post that when the Taliban took control of much of Afghanistan following the drawing down of U.S. troops in August, many ministries working...

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Pitfalls in combatting persecution

Sep 15, 2021 by

from The Jubilee Centre: Summary. A great number of Western Christians have laudably invested their time, money, and energy to confront the massive global challenge of religious persecution. Sadly, their effectiveness has too often been limited or undermined by several common mistakes. This paper explores seven of these pitfalls and points to Christian principles that enable us to more effectively advance religious freedom for all. My goal in pointing out these dangers is not to condemn any...

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