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Syrian Rebels to Christians: Convert, Leave, or Die
Religious Freedom Coalition ^ | Apr 26th, 2013 | Religious Freedom Coalition

Posted on 04/28/2013 4:45:44 PM PDT by VitacoreVision

Syrian Christians Told Convert, Leave, or Die


Religious Freedom Coalition
Apr 26th, 2013

Christians remaining in Syria have been given three choices by the American supported Free Syrian Army (FSA): convert to Islam, flee their homeland, or die. It is widely believed that this Islamic ideology will be enacted nationwide if President Assad is overthrown.

Many Westerners falsely assume that since the FSA opposes a dictatorship, they must be democratic, secular, and tolerant. In reality, however, the FSA seeks to establish a totally Islamic state governed by Sharia law.

Although many have suffered as a result of the civil war, Christians are special targets of the Muslim paradigm. Refugees describe kidnapping, rape, harassment, torture, theft, and murder as commonplace activities toward believers in areas that the FSA has taken over.

“Just being Christian is enough to be a target,” report survivors. Nina Oshana was one of the innocent victims. She was simply a young Christian woman riding a bus. The FSA attacked the bus and shot and killed her.



Christian Nina Oshana, gunned down by the Free Syrian Army


U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf (R-Va.) recently traveled to the Middle East and met with Syrian refugees in an urgent attempt to bring attention to this situation and spur U.S. policymakers to action. During his visit, Congressman Wolf confirmed the true plight of Christians like Nina: they are not victims of generalized violence, but are persecuted by brutality, discrimination, and displacement.


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: antichristian; christian; christianpersecution; christians; convert; convertleavedie; islam; mohammedan; mohammedanism; murder; muslims; neocon; neocons; randsconcerntrolls; sharialaw; syria; syrianrebels; waronterror

1 posted on 04/28/2013 4:45:44 PM PDT by VitacoreVision
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To: VitacoreVision

Islam-the religion of peace.


2 posted on 04/28/2013 4:47:57 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: fortheDeclaration

Islam-the religion of peace.
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And the religion that Obama and his administration choose to support. Lives of Christians and others be damned!


3 posted on 04/28/2013 4:49:31 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: VitacoreVision

And some FReepersbare pissed that I cheered the likelihood Addad’s regime used chem weapons against these animals.


4 posted on 04/28/2013 4:51:22 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: VitacoreVision

Maybe our government hates Christians?


5 posted on 04/28/2013 4:51:36 PM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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6 posted on 04/28/2013 4:52:37 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: House Atreides

Funny. I’ve never heard a Christian nation give this ultimatum to its immigrants. See what happens when you arm a nation of barbaric terrorits, Mr. President. I’d like to see Judge Jeanine’s take on this... : )


7 posted on 04/28/2013 4:53:01 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: VitacoreVision

Convert, Leave or Die.

This is what we are supporting. This is what Juan McCain wants us to go to war for. This is why Obama is sending them money.

Assad may be the biggest A-hole in the world , but he doesn’t kill Christians for being Christians.

We are on the wrong side Putin has told us that, Christians know that. We screwed up in Egypt and Libya and now Syria.Obama cannot be making these awful decision by mistake or ignorance. It has to be on purpose. That purpose is Islam. Obama’s religioon.


8 posted on 04/28/2013 4:55:00 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: jsanders2001
Funny. I’ve never heard a Christian nation give this ultimatum to its immigrants.

Yep...I guess the closest to this in the U.S. would be what the state of Missouri said to the Mormons a long time ago.
9 posted on 04/28/2013 4:57:02 PM PDT by DJlaysitup
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To: VitacoreVision

It’s official - I’m rooting for Assad


10 posted on 04/28/2013 5:00:51 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: VitacoreVision

Great post, thank you!


11 posted on 04/28/2013 5:06:01 PM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: ScottinVA
Maybe the Syrian Government didn't use Chemical weapons, the Rebels did.

Evidence Shows Syrian Rebels Behind Chemical Attack

Current data seem to suggest that it was not Syrian government forces behind the recent chemical attack in Aleppo, but rebel forces linked with al-Qaeda.

The New American
27 March 2013
12 posted on 04/28/2013 5:08:48 PM PDT by VitacoreVision
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To: VitacoreVision

13 posted on 04/28/2013 5:10:21 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: PGR88
Obama will be disappointed that you're supporting al-Assad. :-p

U.S. Increases Aid to Syrian Rebel Forces, Again

The United States has announced that it will double its non-lethal assistance to the rebel forces seeking to overthrow Syria's President al-Assad.

The New American
24 April 2013


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Sec. Hillary Clinton Pledges Additional $45 Million in Aid to Syrian Rebels


14 posted on 04/28/2013 5:14:10 PM PDT by VitacoreVision
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To: VitacoreVision

“Many Westerners falsely assume that since the FSA opposes a dictatorship, they must be democratic, secular, and tolerant. In reality, however, the FSA seeks to establish a totally Islamic state governed by Sharia law.”

Somehow I don’t think Barry will get too worked up about this.


15 posted on 04/28/2013 5:32:26 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: fortheDeclaration

USA to Syrian Rebels. Kill Christian get no more help from us in fact we will start to support the Tyrant Assade with weapons of mass destruction. Act like pigs—get slaughtered like them.


16 posted on 04/28/2013 6:00:16 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: House Atreides

It’s only a religion in the sense that communism, socialism, fascism, and yes even democracy are treated as religions. Islam is a political system cloaked as a ‘great’ religion.


17 posted on 04/28/2013 6:16:55 PM PDT by yadent
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To: VitacoreVision

Our tax dollars at work.


18 posted on 04/28/2013 6:35:47 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: PGR88

Sometimes we should leave dictators and military regimes of sovereign nations to their own devices - there, I’ve said it.


19 posted on 04/28/2013 6:49:00 PM PDT by CMB_polarization
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To: VitacoreVision
The Christians should defend themselves.
I remember our Heavenly Father telling us HOW to handle other religions,
how to show the proper reaction to their false gods.
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20 posted on 04/28/2013 6:56:29 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: VitacoreVision

It really is way past time for Christians to question whether US foreign policy is anti-Christian.

Just about every place the US has intervened — the Levant, North Africa, the Balkans, the Middle East, South Asia, 1975-1999 East Timor — the indigenous Christians suffered. The body counts and numbers of Christian refugees is huge.

I’d be interested if anybody can suggest counter examples where US foreign policy with Muslim-majority countries helped indigenous Christians. The only case I can think of is that President Clinton’s foreign policy regarding East Timor.


21 posted on 04/28/2013 7:00:19 PM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: VitacoreVision

Man, if “leave” is an option, I’d get the heck out of there.


22 posted on 04/28/2013 7:01:26 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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To: Skepolitic

It’s don’t-care about Christians. What do you expect out of the world.


23 posted on 04/28/2013 7:02:09 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: VitacoreVision

John McCain and other foolish liberals are just plain foolish, and should leave public office (McCain was an early support of the “rebels”.


24 posted on 04/28/2013 8:16:58 PM PDT by JSDude1 (Is John Boehner the Neville Chamberlain of American Politics?)
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To: JSDude1

McCain and the rest of the N-word Cons aka TrotskyCons also supported bombing Christian Yugoslavia for 80 days in support of the Islamic Bosnians and Nazi Croatians. Christians must wake and see the real enemies are both domestic and international!


25 posted on 04/29/2013 3:51:59 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: A_perfect_lady
Man, if “leave” is an option, I’d get the heck out of there.

It's likely "leave" is not an viable option for many. This is a war zone and mobility for civilians is restricted and the FSA is hostile to Christians. Even if one could safely get to the border of Syria, all the countries surrounding it are Muslim except Israel - and it is likely their border is closed. On some borders they might be welcomed, somewhat, if they can get there.

There are are about 2 million Christians, and that is a huge exodus. Such a movement is unlikely to happen either easily or peacefully in that war torn country and especially because the FSA will be more than happy to kill them for Allah.

The Christians are screwed. Some will be lucky and get out. The rest will probably be either converted or killed in this Muslim madhouse. Unlike the Kurds in Iraq, our government is unlikely to help the Christians much as our good buddies are the radical Muslim FSA.

Ethnic cleansing is on the way and it will be aided and abetted by the United States and the UN.

26 posted on 04/29/2013 6:43:47 AM PDT by Gritty (The Constitution's purpose is to insulate personal freedom from a lust for power-Judge A. Napolitano)
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To: ScottinVA
I wouldn't go so far as to "cheer" the use of chemical weapons (if indeed it did occur, as opposed to being rebel propaganda), but I can't see for the life of me how Assad is any worse than any other tinpot dictator in the region (or most of the Third World), and why so many of our politicians are champing at the bit to see him toppled by rampaging rebels.

Obviously, he's a thug, but the alternative is far worse. Christians in the Arab world have always looked upon secular dictators like Assad as the lesser evil when compared to having Islamist imams and mullahs running the country. They also recognize that in their lands, "democracy" means two wolves and sheep deciding what's for dinner. I agree with them.

27 posted on 04/29/2013 9:17:24 AM PDT by ek_hornbeck
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To: DJlaysitup

“Funny. I’ve never heard a Christian nation give this ultimatum to its immigrants.”

You can go way back to pogroms against the jews of Europe. And wasn’t there a lot of forced repatriation in the aftermaths of both world wars?

Besides, these people aren’t immigrants.


28 posted on 04/29/2013 12:52:48 PM PDT by Owl558 (Those who remember George Satayana and doomed to repeat him)
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29 posted on 06/01/2013 7:50:00 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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