Persecution



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  • February 12, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Christians beaten outside station, police ignore it

    IndiaAfter the latest incident involving the religious persecution of Christians in India at the hands of Hindu extremists, a Christian human rights organization is appalled at the local police’s apathy and lack of attention.

  • February 07, 2016
    Michael F. Haverluck

    EU calls IS attacks 'genocide,' Obama won’t

    After the White House recently explained why President Barack Obama won’t call the Islamic State’s mass slaughter of Christians and religious minorities genocide, the European Parliament declared the terrorists’ group’s murderous campaign nothing less than genocide.

  • January 26, 2016
    Chad Groening

    EU asked to recognize slaughter of Christians

    Abdelhamid Abaaoud (Paris attack mastermind)The European Union is being asked to designate the mass murder of Christians by ISIS as what it is - genocide. 

  • January 25, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Indonesian Christians fear they will be next target for terrorists

    Boko Haram in NigeriaA human-rights group says the recent terrorist attack at a shopping area in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, is another sign that the Islamic State is a global threat far beyond Iraq and Syria.

  • January 19, 2016
    Bill Bumpas, Chad Groening

    Abedini's release – the prayers, the price

    Saeed Abedini locket held by his wifeWhile Christians around the world continue to celebrate the release of American Pastor Saeed Abedini from an Iranian prison, they are being reminded it came at a cost that may not be felt until further down the road.

  • January 18, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Top persecutors: North Korea, Muslim extremism

    WorldWatchList2016Along with its annual "World Watch List," Open Doors USA reports that Islamic extremism is the primary driver of persecution worldwide against Christians.

  • January 17, 2016
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Wife, Christian leaders respond to pastor’s release

    After being released by the Islamic Republic or Iran along with three other American citizens Saturday in a prisoner swap for seven Iranians, Pastor Saeed Abedni’s wife and Christian leaders have expressed a multitude of feelings concerning the move.

  • January 17, 2016
    Michael F. Haverluck

    1 Christian martyred for faith every hour

    Christian martyrdom is by no means a thing of the past, according to a published report stating that one Christian is killed every hour because of his or her faith — and experts indicate that the persecution is expanding and intensifying.

  • January 16, 2016
    Michael F. Haverluck

    N. Korea leads top 50 Christian persecution list

    Despite daily reports of jihadists killing off Christians throughout the Africa and the Middle East, North Korea remains the leader of an annual top 50 persecutors list of nations where it is most difficult for Christians to live out their faith.

  • January 12, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Coptics halt church construction after Muslims riot

    cross on church steepleAn organization that assists persecuted Christians worldwide says severe restrictions on Coptic Christians building or repairing churches in Egypt is causing great suffering for the believers there.    

  • January 08, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Hindus in India hate Christians and their Christmas

    India 620x300A Christian-based human rights organization is reporting a violent incident that took place in India as Christians were celebrating Christmas.  

  • January 06, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Attacks, deaths follow announcement of Boko Haram's defeat

    Boko Haram in NigeriaThe president of Nigeria is coming under fire for recently stating that the country has “technically won the war” against Islamic Boko Haram terrorists.

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