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13 February 2011

Five killed in another Jos attack

Five people were killed while nine others were injured on Thursday night in a fresh attack suspected to have been carried out by Fulani herdsmen, who made away with about 30 cows at the quarters of the Federal College of Land Resources Technology, Kuru, in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State

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25 December 2010

A Gift From Islam: Eleven Hurt in Philippines Christmas Day Church Bombing

The ultraviolent, supremacist cult of Mohammed shows its disrespect
of other faiths even on their holiest days:  

Six Eleven people were wounded Saturday when a bomb went off in a
church during Christmas mass on a southern Philippine island known as a hotbed
of Islamic extremism, the military said. Military spokesman Lieutenant Randolph
Cabangbang said the Abu Sayyaf, a local Muslim militant group linked to the
Al-Qaeda network, may have been behind the attack on the church in a police camp
on Jolo island.


“There is a possibility that this could be the handiwork of the Abu Sayyaf
because they have been perpetrating similar attacks against the Catholic
church,” Cabangbang said.


“The explosion occurred at around 7:15 in the morning while the mass was
going on. Six people were slightly wounded in the explosion,’ he said. 


Among those wounded was the priest officiating the mass, he added. Regional
police director Chief Superintendent Felicisimo Khu said the bomb was a small
device that went off near the altar. He said the bomb caused so few injuries
because it contained no shrapnel [how considerate of them - Ed].


Police investigators were searching the site for clues as to who might have
been behind the blast, Cabangbang said. He added that besides the Abu Sayyaf,
other possible suspects included individuals with a personal grudge against the


A spokesman for President Benigno Aquino condemned the incident, saying it
violated “the basic tenets of respect”.
“This assault on the peace cannot be
justified on political or religious grounds,” spokesman Edwin Lacierda said in a


Although no one claimed responsibility for the attack, Bishop Jose Colin
Bagaforo, who is also based in the southern Philippines, said Christians in Jolo
had been threatened by Muslims.


“There are communities that are being threatened for being Christian. They
are receiving threats coming from so-called fundamentalist Muslims,” he told


“They’re being intimidated by words. Many times they are being disturbed in
their gatherings for worship,” he said.
He called on authorities to provide
security and assure the safety of Christians in areas like Jolo, which is
predominantly Muslim, unlike most of the rest of the overwhelmingly Roman
Catholic Philippines.
Security has been tightened in the island in the wake
of the blast.


The Abu Sayyaf, a gang of self-styled Islamic militants founded in the 1990s
with seed money from Osama bin Laden’s Al-Qaeda network, has long used Jolo as a
base, carrying out kidnappings and bombings.
It is believed to have carried
out the worst militant attacks in the Philippines including the bombing of a
passenger ferry in Manila Bay that killed more than 100 people in 2004.


It has also kidnapped many foreigners and Filipino Christians, including
priests and nuns, often hiding them in the jungles of Jolo and other southern
US forces have been deployed in the southern Philippines since 2002
to train local troops in hunting down the Abu Sayyaf.


A roadside bomb believed planted by the Abu Sayyaf killed two US soldiers on
Jolo in September last year.


Is it possible to even concieve of a more depraved act than a
Christmas Day Church bombing? Islam and it adherents show once again that the
so-called Religion of Peace in no way deserves to be afforded the respect
accorded to a religious faith.



[Source: AFP]

On the basis of
the evidence since 9/11 alone
, It is nothing other than a criminal
enterprise; a violent, supremacist cult that despises and violates outsiders;
working to to undermine and ultimately to destroy host societies.

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29 August 2010

2 hurt in grenade attack on Bukidnon Catholic church

05_08_10---Cross-at-Sunset_web.jpgCAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—Revenge by irate Maranao Muslims could be the motivation in the Sunday morning grenade attack on the San Vicente Ferrer parish in Kalila-ngan, Bukidnon, that wounded two parishioners, the bishop of Malaybalay said.

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13 April 2010

11 dead as Muslim militants attack Philippine city

ALeqM5i9sWc0AN4AQhytDHaNci3dFFXcRQ.jpgMANILA, Philippines — Muslim militants disguised as policemen and soldiers detonated bombs and opened fire Tuesday in a series of coordinated attacks in a southern Philippine city, triggering clashes that killed at least 11 people, officials said

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03 February 2010

Philippines to let MILF collect taxes

In a chilling decision, Filipino negotiators are poised to put the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in charge of tax collection in the South.  Thanks to Rantburg for headlining this story yesterday.  Their source for this article was Iran Press TV:

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13 April 2009

Kidnappers kill hostage in Basilan

ONE of the two workers snatched by a combined group of Abu Sayyaf bandits, Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) guerrillas and other lawless Moros in a raid over the weekend at a Christian community in Basilan was found dead with his head nearly severed, the military said.

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10 April 2009

Explosion rocks Philippine town on Good Friday

bloody-cross.jpgAn improvised bomb exploded in a small Christian town of the Muslim Mindanao region in south Philippines, a military official reported Friday.

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04 April 2009

Philippine Christians living in fear

iStock_000001707190XSmall.jpgMore than a year after Islamic militants murdered a popular missionary priest in the Philippines, the local bishop has claimed that people are still living in fear.

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15 January 2009

Islamic rebels kidnap Red Cross workers in Philippines

00012.jpgThree Red Cross workers, including an Italian and a Swiss national, were kidnapped by suspected Muslim rebels on a southern Philippine island yesterday, officials said.

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08 January 2009

Rebels torch Philippine village

COTABATO (Philippines) - MUSLIM separatists torched the homes of 30 Christian families in an attack on a southern Philippines village, the military said on Thursday

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28 November 2008

Muslim rebels blast Christian site in S Philippines

Suspected rogue Muslim rebels on Wednesday night detonated a bomb in front of a Christian religious site in Kabacan town in North Cotabato while an attempt at another similar site Thursday morning was aborted by security forces, according to a military spokesman

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