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30 May 2012

Obama: Slaughter of Christians a misunderstanding

obama_muslims.jpgThe violence in northern Nigeria is mistakenly viewed as a religious conflict rather than simply a tribal dispute over land, according to the Obama administration.

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Iran – Ministry of Intelligence further restricts Farsi-Speaking churches

markaz-church-tehran.jpgIn addition to the increased restrictions against Iranian Christian converts, the Ministry of Intelligence has now ordered the leaders of the central AOG church in Tehran to compile a list of the names and National ID numbers of its members and submit it to the security authorities

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22:25 Posted in Iran | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

Pakistan, appeal for Christian girl kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam

PAKISTAN_-_ragazza_cristiana_in_preghiera_2.jpgFaisalabad (AsiaNews) - The family of Mary Salik (fictional name for security reasons) asks for justice for the 14 year old Christian girl, kidnapped last May 4 in Ali (Faisalabad, Punjab) and forced to convert to Islam. The author of the kidnapping is the uncle of the girl, who embraced Islam about a year ago and since then ended all contact with the family of origin. He kidnapped the young girl to marry her off with his son Kashif. The wedding was celebrated on 7 May.

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22:21 Posted in PAKISTAN | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

The Battle Over Bekasi's HKBP Filadelfia Church

20120519174535491.jpg“Why would they build a church here when most of the residents are Muslim?” Taupik says. “What reason could they have unless it was to convert us all?”

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Radical mosques invite young Tunisians to jihad in Syria

640x392_33542_214947.jpgSome of Tunisia’s radical mosques are calling on young people to fight in a jihad in Syria against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, a religious affairs official said Friday.

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Turkey: threats of reprisal to Cypriot project candidates

1a87d5e17cd3a4355e5b6ede40c92b9e_383408.jpg(ANSAmed) - ISTANBUL - The Turkish Foreign Minister has asked candidate groups for a Greek-Cypriot tender on the exploration of gas and petroleum off the island to withdraw, threatening them in case they do not step back, to exclude them from any future project of cooperation in Turkey

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Sudanese woman reportedly sentenced to death by stoning for adultery

33.jpg(KHARTOUM) – A court in the Sudanese capital Khartoum has sentenced an unidentified woman to be executed by stoning for committing the “crime of fornication” under Islamic Shariah laws, local newspapers reported on Wednesday.

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21:29 Posted in Sudan | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

Hardliners in Bekasi Throw Stones at Ascension Day Service

christianMurder.jpgA mob of Islamic hard-liners threw stones and bags of urine at the HKBP Filadelphia congreagation of the Batak Christian Protestant Church in Bekasi, on the

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16 May 2012

Church Row a ‘Dark Time’ for Aceh

07r.jpgBanda Aceh. Another Christian house of worship has been sealed off in Aceh Singkil district, bringing the total since last week to 17 and marking a new low for religious intolerance in the staunchly Muslim province, a rights group said on Wednesday.

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20:57 Posted in Indonesia | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

Jihadists Seize Christian Village in Syria, Expel Its Residents

205187_154322697965619_100001636704915_328510_1588017_n.jpg(AINA) -- Armed jihadist seized control of Qastal al-Burg village on Thursday, May 10, and ordered its 10 Christian families to leave, according to a report published by UPI on its Arabic language website.

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Egypt’s Brotherhood mobile FGM convoys condemned by women’s group

023335.jpgCAIRO: A number of Egyptian human rights groups have submitted a communication to the Attorney General Abdel Meguid Mahmoud against the Muslim Brotherhood`s political arm, the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) to

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20:27 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

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