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Ethiopian Christians told to convert to Islam, or die
EnergyPublisher ^ | 1/29/11 | Speroforum

Posted on 01/29/2011 9:28:44 AM PST by Titus-Maximus

According to a news release from International Christian Concern (ICC) , Christians in the Ethiopian city of Besheno are being harassed and physically abused after Muslims posted notices on the doors of Christian homes warning them to convert, leave the city or face death.

Three Christian leaders were forced to flee while two Christians have been forced to convert to Islam, said the ICC report. In the Muslim majority city, the entire evangelical Christian community consists of about 30 believers.

The ICC says that Evangelist Kassa Awano remains in critical condition after Muslims attacked him on November 29, 2010. A few days after the attack, nearly 100 Muslims surrounded a vehicle carrying Christian leaders on their way to negotiate for peace with Muslim leaders. Two men, Tesema Hirego and Niggusie Denano, were seriously wounded, and the other leaders suffered minor injuries. On January 2, Muslims assaulted Temesgen Peteros with a knife after he testified about the attacks on these Christians in court.

Christians in Besheno have been targeted by Muslims for many years. On May 21, 2004, Muslims murdered the 7 year-old daughter of Evangelist Tesfaye Hobe. Muslims continuously attack Christians for listening to Christian songs and watching Christian videos.

“We ask for our constitutional right [to freedom of religion] to be respected. We want this inhumane act to stop. We are unable to live in our own city due to the inhumane acts,” one of the Christian leaders who fled the city told ICC.

The ICC report said "The local Muslim officials of the city refuse to protect the Christians. The officials ignore their appeals for justice, declining repeated requests for the building of a place of worship and a cemetery. On January 19, a Christian mother was forced to bury her deceased daughter in...

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Where is the outrage?

This is what the Sharia brings? This is the religion of peace? Do we want Sharia in America?

How do we combat this?

1 posted on 01/29/2011 9:28:47 AM PST by Titus-Maximus
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To: Titus-Maximus

“Islam is a peaceful religion.” - George W. Bush


2 posted on 01/29/2011 9:32:14 AM PST by Terry Mross (We need a SECOND party.)
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To: Titus-Maximus

3 posted on 01/29/2011 9:32:31 AM PST by omega4179 (Loughner-leftist oriented)
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To: Titus-Maximus

Please pray for our brothers and sisters in Christ around the world.


4 posted on 01/29/2011 9:32:39 AM PST by dragonblustar ("... and if you disagree with me, then you sir, are worse than Hitler!" - Greg Gutfeld)
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To: Titus-Maximus

The religion of peace.


5 posted on 01/29/2011 9:33:16 AM PST by Dudoight
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To: Terry Mross

I dunno how he can live with himself for saying that right after they killed so many in allah’s name.

All about the $$$ though..


6 posted on 01/29/2011 9:33:44 AM PST by Tolsti2
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To: dragonblustar

Prayer and a few B83’s might work. The latter being the only thing that matters.


7 posted on 01/29/2011 9:35:18 AM PST by Tolsti2
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To: Titus-Maximus
Ask the poster that thought democracy in a muslim country would work.
8 posted on 01/29/2011 9:35:38 AM PST by org.whodat
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To: omega4179
My version...


9 posted on 01/29/2011 9:36:20 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Tolsti2

I’ve had liberals say to me “Bush is so stupid”. And I’m thinking “I think so, too, but probably not for the same reason.” He was either dumb as a rock or very naive about the muslim terrorists and the “women of cover”.


10 posted on 01/29/2011 9:37:22 AM PST by Terry Mross (We need a SECOND party.)
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To: Titus-Maximus

Every Muslim and leftist on Earth is guilty of murder.


11 posted on 01/29/2011 9:37:46 AM PST by Soothesayer (smallpox is not a person)
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To: saradippity

FYI


12 posted on 01/29/2011 9:38:33 AM PST by Phx_RC
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To: Titus-Maximus

And this suprises anyone? Heck, they’re just doing what Muslims do.


13 posted on 01/29/2011 9:40:26 AM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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To: Titus-Maximus

There just no end to Muslim charm...


14 posted on 01/29/2011 9:40:27 AM PST by GOPJ (http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php - World Disaster Map)
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To: Terry Mross

Bush had an excuse - we were all new to the ‘charms’ of Islam... What’s Obama’s excuse?


15 posted on 01/29/2011 9:41:27 AM PST by GOPJ (http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php - World Disaster Map)
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To: Terry Mross

I doubt he really believed what he was saying. It’s all about the cashola and pals in high places.

Basically, he was lying on this stuff. Nobody, and I mean nobody, really thinks they are ‘peaceful’ except for the true internationlist idealogues on DU. Everyone else says it for the $ or some benefit.


16 posted on 01/29/2011 9:41:28 AM PST by Tolsti2
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To: Titus-Maximus
How do we combat this?

First, we need to get the Muslim out of the White House and elect somebody who isn't afraid to recognize exactly what Islam's intentions are and address that.

With whatever force is necessary.

17 posted on 01/29/2011 9:41:47 AM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: Tolsti2
I dunno how he can live with himself for saying that right after they killed so many in allah’s name.

Many have killed in Christ's name. Does that mean Christianity is not a peaceful religion?

Islam might not be a peaceful religion, but your reasoning is flawed.

18 posted on 01/29/2011 9:44:39 AM PST by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: Titus-Maximus
The next Crusade will have to be war of annihilation.

There is no other way.

19 posted on 01/29/2011 9:45:07 AM PST by cayuga (Can the US survive an electorate stupid enough to send 0bama to the White House?)
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To: Gondring
Killing in Christ's name is, fundamentally, a contradiction in terms.

Killing for mohammed/allah is, fundamentally, demanded by the ideology.

Two different ballparks. You can draw up a Venn Diagram of the two systems and see how they don't overlap if you need to.

20 posted on 01/29/2011 9:47:16 AM PST by Tolsti2
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To: Tolsti2
[...] I mean nobody, really thinks they are ‘peaceful’ [...]

Again, this isn't related to his statement. Who's "they" in your comment?

Every Christian is a sinner, but that doesn't contradict: "Christianity is not a sinful religion."

21 posted on 01/29/2011 9:47:58 AM PST by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: cayuga

According to them, the first one never ended.


22 posted on 01/29/2011 9:52:14 AM PST by BenKenobi (one of the worst mistakes anybody can make is to bet against Americans.")
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To: cayuga

Islam is a disease on the earth, it is a vile, barbaric, perverted, gutter ‘religion’ that needs to be utterly destroyed from the face of the earth.


23 posted on 01/29/2011 9:53:00 AM PST by thethirddegree
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To: Titus-Maximus

Are you paying attention, Katie Couric? (Probably not.)


24 posted on 01/29/2011 9:54:10 AM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Titus-Maximus

World Christianity has 2.1 billion adherents whose faith is based on their beliefs, while Islam has 1.2 billion adherents whose beliefs are based on fear. Which is superior, I wonder?


25 posted on 01/29/2011 9:56:39 AM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: Titus-Maximus

Dogs bark. Lions roar. Jihadis kill normal people for not being jihadis.
This is a death cult. It is not a peaceful religion with just a few extremists.

None of its practitioners should be in a civilized country.


26 posted on 01/29/2011 9:57:15 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Liberalism is against human nature. Practicing liberalism is detrimental to your mental stability.)
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To: GOPJ

That is what O’bozo wants, he is complicit and encouraging the scum Muslim’s.


27 posted on 01/29/2011 10:02:22 AM PST by boomop1
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To: Titus-Maximus; zot; Interesting Times

so much for tolerance. or even dhimmitude.


28 posted on 01/29/2011 10:07:03 AM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Love it!


29 posted on 01/29/2011 10:11:03 AM PST by MonicaG (God bless our military! Praying and thanking God for you every day. Thank you!)
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To: Titus-Maximus

The cult of Islam cries out. “Silence, I kill you.”


30 posted on 01/29/2011 10:14:33 AM PST by Armaggedon
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To: Titus-Maximus

At this point we still have the right to worship as we please- or not- the adversary is raging. One place to start is to look to our neighbor and see how/if we can treat him/her as Christ would, and would want us to so also.

Speak up when the occasion calls for it, where we see we can make a difference in people’s lives.

Am I going to defend sharia- not at all.

But I will defend others to believe what they consider right for them, Christian or no-—and I expect the same from those around me.


31 posted on 01/29/2011 10:26:41 AM PST by handmade
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To: Titus-Maximus
Ethipoia is just another step in the road to world dominance. In America? No problems 9th circuit of Appeals, CAIR and WH silence( the rat-dog) will shove Oklahoma and more resently S Carolina under the "hateful intolerance" but. Then the second round, taxing churches that are pro zionist( and synagogues) taking the tithe money, incepting agents into the churches and branding pastors and parishonaers "extremmists" placing on watch lists...first Africa, Europe, in through India to China then the America's. .

Islam is no longer slowly creeping, they're flat out running and searching for a kill. Islam, sharia law, and their violence is unheard of, incredibly horrifying and still people in the US think these folks are gonig to be different when they get their numbers up?(rhetorical question, obvious answer)

32 posted on 01/29/2011 10:30:16 AM PST by Karliner (Now this is not the end. .... But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning, Churchill 1942)
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It’s way past time for the Christians in that area to start dishing out what they have been receiving from the Islamic nut jobs.

That’s the only way this is going to stop.


33 posted on 01/29/2011 10:30:49 AM PST by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: Terry Mross

Can you think of that one time your parents lied to you to protect you?

Or that little white lie you told to your child?


34 posted on 01/29/2011 10:43:32 AM PST by himno hero
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To: Titus-Maximus
Ironically, in the early days of Islam, before the Hegira, when the leading men in Mecca were hostile to Muhammad's message, he sent some of his followers to Ethiopia where they were given asylum until it was safe for them to return to Mecca.

That's Muslim gratitude for you.

35 posted on 01/29/2011 10:46:21 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: GOPJ

I dont thinkso.

Bush? HE had a knowingly had a mouth full of shit but smiled in spite of it...... and mouthed those words......it was all politics, IMO

Obama? Thrives on that mouthful. Its his world the Kendonesian grew up in.

He isnt American by any stretch....


36 posted on 01/29/2011 10:47:27 AM PST by himno hero
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To: Titus-Maximus
The savages need to be introduced to the infidel's God via His people's technology.


Today is a good day to die.
I didn't say for whom.

37 posted on 01/29/2011 11:04:12 AM PST by The Comedian (It's 3am all over the planet.)
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To: Gondring
Every Christian is a sinner, but that doesn't contradict: "Christianity is not a sinful religion."

This, logically, is meaningless. If you wanted to make a logical connection you could say "Every Christian is a sinner, therefore Christianity is a religion of sinners. This would be true.

You could also say "All Muslims must believe in the Koran. The Koran requires murder or subjugation of non-Muslims. Therefore all Muslims believe in murder and subjugation of non-Muslims". This would also be true.

It would seem obvious that a religion based on murder and subjugation is not a "religion of peace".

38 posted on 01/29/2011 11:06:32 AM PST by Prokopton
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To: Titus-Maximus
They are just working their plan...


39 posted on 01/29/2011 11:41:06 AM PST by Slyfox
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To: Allegra
I just had a flash of the American Caesar.
40 posted on 01/29/2011 11:45:34 AM PST by cameraeye (A happy kufir!)
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To: Terry Mross
"“Islam is a peaceful religion.” - George W. Bush"

Indeed it is, as long as you happen to be Muslim yourself. Anybody else.....fuggedaboutit.

41 posted on 01/29/2011 1:15:29 PM PST by Wonder Warthog
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To: Prokopton

Thank you for making my point. The original statements were meaningless. One cannot judge a religion based on the actions of its adherents, unless you consider Christianity violent because its adherents have killed in Christ’s name.

And note that your syllogism is logically valid, but not necessarily true. Many would take issue with the minor premise.* Therefore, that is the point of debate to be addressed.

*I’m not saying that I do.


42 posted on 01/29/2011 1:26:15 PM PST by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: GreyFriar

This is Islam.


43 posted on 01/29/2011 2:43:50 PM PST by zot
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mooslims are peaceful. They bring you the ultimate peace of DEATH. Great...just great.


48 posted on 01/29/2011 3:43:59 PM PST by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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Ethiopian Christians told to convert to Islam, or die

Thanks for the ping!

The silence of Muslims in America

Snips: Two honor killing trials are underway. One in Arizona and one in New York. Where are American Muslim women protesting this ghastly gender apartheid? Christians are being slaughtered in the name of Islam in Egypt, Nigeria, Indonesia. Where are the Muslims taking to the streets? When the mullahs were slaughtering the people in Iran, where were the American Muslims? And what do we hear at the idea that the brutal, bloody Muslim Brotherhood may seize power in Egypt? Nothing. The only voices we hear are those of Islamic supremacists like Muslim Brotherhood CAIR, ISNA, ICNA, et al, advancing Islamic law and imperialism.

Pakistan is executing Christians for blasphemy (more on this from Mark Durie) -- where is the outrage among the "moderates"?

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To: dragonblustar

I not only pray for their safety but their salvation as well; they’re going to need it. In my humble opinion, the anti-Christ has already been here and gone, and he left his message to his followers clearly written in the Quran.


50 posted on 01/30/2011 12:43:37 PM PST by Marauder ("I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just" -- Thomas Jefferson)
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