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World Called on to Act Against 'Genocide' of Nigeria's Christians
Christian Post Reporter ^ | November 16, 2012| | Nicola Menzie

Posted on 11/17/2012 7:29:23 AM PST by daniel1212

After meeting with the Nigerian Ambassador to the U.S. this week, the Christian Association of Nigerian-Americans (CANAN) is calling on the international community to pressure governments and those in authority to have Boko Haram declared a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) – as the militants have been blamed for hundreds of civilian deaths since it started waging Jihad in 2009.

...The U.S. State Department in June announced that some of Boko Haram's leaders and affiliates have been classified as "Specially Designated Global Terrorists", with two individuals said to have ties to al Qaida.

On Thursday, Ambassador Adefuye expressed solidarity with the group concerning the ongoing violence, reportedly saying, "We are no less repulsed by this violence, our revulsion is not less than yours."

"The rapidity, frequency of Boko Haram violence has been prevented by our forces and Americans backing us..."

Boko Haram, primarily operating in northern Nigeria and reportedly based in Borno State, has repeatedly stated that its purpose is to Islamize Nigeria and enact Shari'a law.

The group, whose name reportedly means "Western education is sinful", is believed to have supporters in President Jonathan's administration – which CANAN says confirms the government's inability to enforce justice...

Muslims are 50 percent of Nigeria's population, with indigenous beliefs held by 10 percent of its residents, according to U.S. statistics.

"Many of the Islamic leaders are also disgusted," Akande added, sharing that local Muslim leaders have publicly condemned Boko Haram's campaign.

As for how the global community can help end the violence in Nigeria, the CANAN organizer said people should not be afraid to speak out.

"Don't be quiet. Speak up to your government, speak up to your organization, speak up to your church, support us," he said. "Let people who are disgusted by this don't just stand watching. Do something. Find a way in which your voice can be heard."

"The Nigerian Christians have been very, very patient. They have demonstrated Christian endurance and patience," he added, revealing that many people are disgusted, repulsed and unhappy living under the constant threat of violence.

"We want to avoid a situation where it becomes a 'tit-for-tat', which is why we're calling on the international community and people of goodwill in the U.S. and elsewhere to approach this problem with this common-sense approach (FTO designation)," Akande said.

"We all know that when good men keep quiet, evil prevails. But when good people speak up, by the fact that we have the morally superior position, we will defeat the work of terror."


TOPICS: Current Events; Evangelical Christian; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: islam; nigeria; persecution; sharia
For all the article see http://global.christianpost.com/news/world-called-on-to-act-against-genocide-of-nigerias-christians-85105/#2PSjBEkcouzp8j7Y.99

While most Muslims are not involved in religious violence, and perhaps do not want to live under Taliban-type groups, at best the Qur'an typically lacks context ( unlike the Bible which it depends on and contradicts) which is needed to restrict its numerous exhortations to violence to simply being defensive against physical attack, while the reality is it can be and is easily used to justify violence against anything that offends Islam, and oppression till all the religion be of Allah.

See http://peacebyjesus.witnesstoday.org/JESUS.Vs.Muhammad.html

1 posted on 11/17/2012 7:29:31 AM PST by daniel1212
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To: daniel1212

The genocide has been going on a LONG time in central Black Africa. No one cares.


2 posted on 11/17/2012 7:35:20 AM PST by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

Liberals the least. We who care must be racist.


3 posted on 11/17/2012 7:42:39 AM PST by daniel1212 (Come to the Lord Jesus as a contrite damned+destitute sinner, trust Him to save you, then live 4 Him)
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To: bigheadfred
"The genocide has been going on a LONG time in central Black Africa. No one cares."

Not enough oil wells in the region. If they had oil, we probably would have used our tax dollars to build/rebuild nearly every nation over there at least 6 times by now.

4 posted on 11/17/2012 7:54:24 AM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: KoRn; daniel1212

Take note as the Chinese put the rape on a continent. While the world stands around watching.


5 posted on 11/17/2012 8:10:36 AM PST by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

Speaking of the Chinese http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2960605/posts


6 posted on 11/17/2012 8:22:19 AM PST by daniel1212 (Come to the Lord Jesus as a contrite damned+destitute sinner, trust Him to save you, then live 4 Him)
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To: daniel1212

I saw that. Thanks. The Chinese have longed to rule the world.


7 posted on 11/17/2012 8:33:06 AM PST by bigheadfred
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To: daniel1212
The World's answer to the "call":
"YAWN"
8 posted on 11/17/2012 9:01:42 AM PST by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: daniel1212

Africa has always been at war with each other. A kills B then B kills A. Who cares? It’s not my country. That entire place is a sh*thole.


9 posted on 11/17/2012 9:06:02 AM PST by CodeToad (Padme: "So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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To: daniel1212; bigheadfred

I beg to differ with you. A lot of people care including Jesus and the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Read these books about Rwanda and the genocide there and how they were warned ahead of time!

“Left to Tell” (about the Rwandan genocide —tribal warfare)
“Our Lady of Kibeho” (about the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Kibeho which have been approved by the Catholic Church)
“The Boy Who Met Jesus” (about the pagan boy who was present at some of those apparations of the Blessed Virgin Mary, but also had apparitions of Jesus — and then was sent by Jesus on missions to proclaim the word of Jesus — this has not been approved by the Catholic Church)

all by Immaculee Ilibagiza

PS. I have read all these books. A lot of miracles (along with the troubles) are happening in Africa!


10 posted on 11/17/2012 10:14:07 AM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: daniel1212; bigheadfred

I beg to differ with you. A lot of people care including Jesus and the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Read these books about Rwanda and the genocide there and how they were warned ahead of time!

“Left to Tell” (about the Rwandan genocide —tribal warfare)
“Our Lady of Kibeho” (about the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Kibeho which have been approved by the Catholic Church)
“The Boy Who Met Jesus” (about the pagan boy who was present at some of those apparations of the Blessed Virgin Mary, but also had apparitions of Jesus — and then was sent by Jesus on missions to proclaim the word of Jesus — this has not been approved by the Catholic Church)

all by Immaculee Ilibagiza

PS. I have read all these books. A lot of miracles (along with the troubles) are happening in Africa!


11 posted on 11/17/2012 10:18:14 AM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: daniel1212
There's probably a larger operation going on behind the scenes and the CIA doesn't want to stop the murders because doing so would tip their hand and let the murderers know we were keeping an eye on them. After all, even Clinton could tear himself away from his desk to get NATO involved in Kosovo when there was “ethnic cleansing” going on.
12 posted on 11/17/2012 10:53:27 AM PST by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: KoRn

So what good would it do to call this Boko Haram a terrorist organisation?
We have called Al Quaeda a terrorist organisation and they are gaining strength every day in spoite of what Obama lamading dong says.

WE should be calling CAIT a terrorist organist organisation, and La Raza a terrorist organisation, but we don’t.

It doesnt mak any difference whether oil is there or not. Muslims just like to kill. The Saudi’s hire others to do their for them but they enjoy watching.


13 posted on 11/17/2012 1:37:45 PM PST by Venturer
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To: CodeToad

Well, as a Christian we should care in any case, while it will either be Islam, America or China that benefits from involvement with it.


14 posted on 11/17/2012 3:36:11 PM PST by daniel1212 (Come to the Lord Jesus as a contrite damned+destitute sinner, trust Him to save you, then live 4 Him)
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To: daniel1212

Then as an American citizen you are entitled to go there, donate your money, and do whatever the Hell you please, but don’t drag the rest of us and ou rmoney into it. They created their own mess and they can solve it. Obviously, after all these decades, they don’t want to.


15 posted on 11/17/2012 4:14:46 PM PST by CodeToad (Padme: "So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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To: CodeToad

My post was not intended to seek military support, but to reveal and document the persecution of Islam, though that is war that extends beyond Africa, and involves America.

Yet America’s greatest enemies as within (liberalism itself being a fifth column), and the war against God is far more costly in manifold ways: http://peacebyjesus.witnesstoday.org/RevealingStatistics.html


16 posted on 11/17/2012 4:43:35 PM PST by daniel1212 (Come to the Lord Jesus as a contrite damned+destitute sinner, trust Him to save you, then live 4 Him)
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To: daniel1212

“but to reveal and document the persecution of Islam,”

Islam HAS NOT BEEN persecuted. Islam persecutes all those that are not retarded child-molesting murdering thugs following the bat-sh*t crazy demands of Mad Mo.

Islam should be outlawed worlwide and prosecuted as a criminal enterprise.


17 posted on 11/17/2012 4:49:37 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: bigheadfred
I saw that. Thanks. The Chinese have longed to rule the world.

Since October 1, 1949. Hard to remember, I know, but before that date they were our friends. Thank you, Harry Truman.

18 posted on 11/17/2012 5:00:22 PM PST by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: CodeToad

:Islam HAS NOT BEEN persecuted. Islam persecutes”

Correct, i meant the persecution by Islam against Christians, as the article.


19 posted on 11/17/2012 5:32:56 PM PST by daniel1212 (Come to the Lord Jesus as a contrite damned+destitute sinner, trust Him to save you, then live 4 Him)
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