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HATE CRIMES/EXTREMISM~AUTUMN OF 2011~
3 years ago
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HATE CRIMES/
EXTREMISM
~CHRISTIANS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF HATE CRIMES & EXTREMISM~
    

 



This post was modified from its original form on 04 Sep, 6:11
3 years ago

Violence and Instability Take Their Toll on Nigerian Children
Tiny Japheth lost his parents and siblings during an attack on their village when he was only seven months old. Cuddled by his mother as she protected him, he was the only family member to survive. In Nigeria children face persecution based on their parents' decision to accept Christ, the children's decision to hold on to Jesus even when their parents backslide, or as victims of violence against the church in northern Nigeria.
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3 years ago
Persecution Intensifies in the "Stan" Countries of Central Asia

As global tension escalates Christian children have become targets of abuse and persecution in several countries in Central Asia. Stones are thrown, harsh words are spoken, and many are beaten by their schoolmates. In Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan new laws are being considered that would, in part; go so far as to ban children from being involved in religious organizations.
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3 years ago

Somali Convert to Christianity Kidnapped, Beheaded
Juma Nuradin Kamil, a kidnapped Christian convert from Islam, was found decapitated on Sept. 2 in southwestern Somalia. According to sources, his body lay in the open for two days before unknown people secretly buried him.
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3 years ago

Christian Nurse in Pakistan Boldly Opts to Report Videotaped Rape
Shaista Samuel testifies, "Adnan said that they would shoot me if I raised my voice. I was in complete shock…my senses went numb, and I could not believe this was happening to me….They ruined my life completely."
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3 years ago

Two Philippine Christian Leaders Shot Dead
In the stillness of the evening, Jum woke to gunshots fired inside her home. Her husband, Mario Acidre, staggered into the bedroom, bleeding profusely. Rushed to the hospital he died shortly thereafter. Just eighteen days after Mario's shooting, another Christian leader, Nickarter "Boy" S. Gonzalo, was gunned down outside of his home.
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3 years ago

Messianic Jews Singled Out in Israeli Town
Messianic Jews in a suburb west of Jerusalem continue to be harassed for following their faith, this time by someone anonymously placing flyers in public areas singling out members of Messianic congregations.
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3 years ago
Somali Convert to Christianity Beheaded: A kidnapped Christian convert from Islam was found decapitated on September 2nd on the outskirts of Hudur City in Bakool region of Southwestern Somalia. Juma Nuradin Kamil was forced into a car by three suspected Islamic Extremists. His body was later found dumped on a street. A leader in Somalia’s underground church commented that it is not unusual for the al Shabaab Terrorist group to decapitate those who are suspected of embracing Christianity. To read the full story go to>>  
3 years ago
Sonadei's Story: A God Who Redeems 

 

Sonadei lost two very young children within days of each other. Though her story may have been one of complete tragedy and death, the Father has brought redemption and new life.

Click here to get the full story.
3 years ago

Pakistani Muslims Fire on Christians in Land-Grab, Killing One
"Attackers forced their way into Kashif's house and started throwing the family's belongings onto the street," said Wazir Masih, a Christian elder in the area. "They also tore the clothes off Kashif's three female family members." Hearing the commotion neighboring Christians gathered outside the home. Heavily-armed assailants fired indiscriminately at the crowd, killing one and injuring 21 others.
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3 years ago

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3 years ago

Islamic Extremists in Somalia Behead 17-year-old Christian
Militants vowing to rid Somalia of Christianity last month brutally killed 17-year-old Guled Jama Muktar. Watched since moving from Kenya in 2008, his family held secret Bible meetings in their home and knew that they had become targets.
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3 years ago

Christian Evangelist Killed in Nigeria
Violence-weary Christians have been further upset to learn of the murder of a Nigerian evangelist Mark Ojunta less than three months after an Islamic group killed a local pastor. Ojunta died "as a martyr on his field among the Kotokos," notes Calvary Ministries International Director Amos Aderonmu.
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3 years ago

Not a Single Christian Church Left in Afghanistan: According to the State Department’s latest International Religious Freedom Report, there is not a single Christian church left in Afghanistan. The report also states that there are no Christian schools left in the country. The last Christian church was razed in March of 2010 when the courts did not uphold the church’s claim to its 99-year lease. "The government’s level of respect for religious freedom in law and in practice declined during the reporting period, particularly for Christian groups and individuals,” reads the State Department report. Full Story>> 

3 years ago

Christian Mother of Five in Nigeria Killed
What began as a soccer match at a school ended in violence and the death of Charity Augustine Agbo, a Christian mother of five. The fighting then spread from the school to other parts of the city where other Muslims reportedly joined the Muslim students, attacking Christians and setting their homes ablaze.
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3 years ago

Exodus of Christians from Iraq Continues Unabated
While the world's attention has focused on countries such as Libya, Syria, and Egypt, ongoing violence in Iraq continues to push Christians to the northern reaches of the Kurdish region and abroad. One Christian observes, "The attacks on Christians continue and the world remains totally silent. It's as if we've been swallowed up by the night."
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3 years ago

Colombian Pastors Re-Open Their Churches
Ordered by guerrilla rebels to close down their churches, pastors have either obeyed, fled the region, or been killed. However, several pastors in the most dangerous regions of Colombia have chosen to defy these long-standing orders and reopen.
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3 years ago
"It is a Nightmare," says Priest from Syria
In a desperate call for prayer a Syrian Christian says, "The situation for Christians and other minorities is getting worse since the army pulled out. Syria needs more prayers, now please!".
3 years ago

Inside Embattled Syria Hostility Increases Towards Christians
While much of the world's attention is focused on the Egyptian elections and American troops withdrawing from Iraq, the situation inside Syria is getting worse, especially for Christians.
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3 years ago

Al Qaeda Cell in Turkey Accused of Planning to Bomb Churches
A large-scale plot to bomb "all the churches in Ankara," as well as the Turkish Parliament and U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, has been made public. Among the CDs, detailed maps, sketches and building diagrams, police discovered lists of the names and home addresses of Christian clergy and other church workers as possible targets.
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