In March 2016 Secretary of State John Kerry officially declared ISIS guilty of waging genocide against Christians and other religious minority groups in the Middle East and Africa. The declaration was made after careful consideration of the facts on the ground and after a number of human rights organizations presented the Obama administration with irrefutable evidence the terrorist organization actively engaged in genocide.
Several clashes have broken out in recent days at Lesbos Island’s Moria Camp for refugees, with Greek authorities arresting 35 Muslim rioters who threw large rocks at police officers and set fire to tents both inside and outside the bounds of the camp. A disabled Christian was nearly burnt alive while sleeping in one of the shelters, reports Pakistan Christian Post.
Rita is a 24-year old Christian woman from Telskuf, Iraq. Prior to Islamic State’s control of the area, some 10,000 people lived in Telskuf, making it one of the largest Christian villages in the country. The village was primarily Chaldean Catholic.
Today just 2,500 still reside there. The vast majority fled the country.
The German media and political establishment have always been reluctant to admit the inherent Jew-hatred within the country’s growing Muslim population. But the gangs that once targeted Germany’s tiny Jewish population are now taking aim at the country’s majority Christian population as well.
As part of a series of raids by security service agents on Christian homes, Pastor Nadarkhani, along with Mohammadreza Omidi, Yasser Mossayebzadeh and Saheb Fadaie were arrested in their homes in largest city on Iran’s Caspian Sea coast, Rasht.
The men were summoned to the 26th Chamber of the Revolutionary Tribunal in June, where their church was accused by presiding Judge Ahmadzadeh, of receiving £500,000 per year from the British government, and that they would receive a verdict within 20 days.
Nadarkhani and the other non-Trinatarian defendants were accused of hosting house churches, promoting Zionist Christianity, unlawful gathering, propaganda against the regime, and violating national security by promoting Christianity.
Nadeem Ahmed, owner of an electric shop in Dinga town, filed a complaint with the police that a friend of his informed him on Thursday that a Christian sweeper allegedly had uttered remarks against the Prophet, according to Superintendent of Police Maaz Zafar.
The Evangelical, Coptic Orthodox, and Catholic churches agreed to halt services, conferences, and any church trips to protect their congregations after Egyptian security forces warned them of impending Islamic terrorist attacks, according to a Friday report from Egyptian Streets.
The Church of England must step up security to protect staff and worshippers as they could be targeted as Britain faces a “severe” threat of terror from Islamist attackers, an expert in church security has said.
Irfan Masih was clearing a blocked sewer in Pakistan’s Sindh Province when he was overcome by toxic fumes. The 30-year-old, who is Christian, died in hospital. His family say that doctors initially refused to treat him and allege he is a victim of growing discrimination from the Muslim majority.
When Irfan Masih was sent with two colleagues to clear a sewer that had been blocked for four months on Chhor road in Umarkot town, he could not have foreseen that his life was about to end.
His cousin Pervez, a sanitary worker like Irfan, said he was heading to work on 1 June when he heard about the incident.
In the wake of the bombing of teenage girls in Manchester, now joined by the equally cowardly attacks on Saturday-night revellers in London Bridge and Borough Market, there are other stories of Islamist violence, but they have failed to gain great traction in the public consciousness.