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  • Two Churches in Nigeria Attacked During Sunday Worship

    06/20/2022 5:23:31 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | 6/20/22 | Courtney Mares
    Rome Newsroom, Jun 20, 2022 / 04:00 am (CNA). Gunmen in Nigeria attacked a Catholic church and a Baptist church on Sunday morning, killing three people and reportedly kidnapping more than 30 worshippers. Armed bandits on motorcycles stormed villages in Nigeria’s northwestern Kaduna state and attacked St. Moses Catholic Church and Maranatha Baptist Church on June 19 while people were worshiping, local government officials told the Associated Press. “It was some few minutes after 7am today, while both the Catholic and Baptist churches were holding their services when the kidnappers attacked,” Reuben Buhari, a former spokesman for the local government,...
  • Muslim Man Butchers Coptic Christian with a Meat Cleaver

    06/13/2022 4:19:39 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 15 replies ^ | June 10, 2022 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Another day has passed, and another Muslim man has murdered another Coptic Christian in Egypt. On Sunday, June 5, 2022—the same day Muslims attacked a packed church in Nigeria, massacring more than 50 Christians—Abdullah Hosni, a Muslim man with a long history of harassing Christians, randomly attacked a Copt, Kirollos (Cyril) Megali, with a meat cleaver in a village in Sohag, Upper Egypt. Kirollos, who was rushed to a hospital “drenched in blood and with multiple stab wounds,” spent three days in an intensive care unit before succumbing to his injuries, including hack wounds to his skull. Kirollos after being...
  • Over 50 feared dead in Nigeria church attack, officials say

    06/05/2022 11:48:22 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 25 replies
    AP ^ | 6/5/2022 | By CHINEDU ASADU
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen opened fire on worshippers and detonated explosives at a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria on Sunday, leaving dozens feared dead, state lawmakers said. The attackers targeted the St. Francis Catholic Church in Ondo state just as the worshippers gathered on Pentecost Sunday, legislator Ogunmolasuyi Oluwole said. Among the dead were many children, he said.
  • Catholic Cathedral Attacked in Nigeria After Arrests Over ‘Blasphemy’ Killing

    05/22/2022 7:52:17 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Sokoto Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah thanked state governor Aminu Tambuwal for imposing the curfew to quell protests, as well as the security forces for preventing further damage to diocesan facilities.A mob has attacked a Catholic cathedral in Nigeria amid protests demanding the release of two suspects in the killing of a Christian student. The Diocese of Sokoto said in a statement that youths targeted Holy Family Catholic Cathedral in Sokoto, north-west Nigeria, after police arrested two students in connection with the murder of Deborah Samuel. Samuel, a student at Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto, was beaten and burned...
  • Nigerian Christian Student Stoned to Death After Blasphemy Claim

    05/21/2022 6:58:08 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 17 replies
    UCANews ^ | 5/13/22 | Justine John Dyikuk
    Deborah Yakubu, a second-year student at a college in Sokoto State, was killed by her Muslim classmates A Nigerian Christian woman studying at a college in Sokoto State was brutally stoned to death and later burned after being accused of blasphemy. Deborah Yakubu from Zuru in Repa Local Government Area was said to be in her early twenties. She was killed by Muslim men studying with her at Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto on March 12. Deborah, a second-year student of home economics, was accused of posting comments on a students' WhatsApp group that allegedly insulted the Prophet...
  • Terrifying moment bow and arrow killer begins rampage that killed five by firing at shoppers in Norwegian supermarket is revealed as he pleads guilty to murder

    05/19/2022 5:25:36 PM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 19, 2022 | David Averre
    Chilling footage has emerged of the moment Norway's notorious bow and arrow killer began his rampage in a supermarket in the town of Kongsberg last year. Espen Andersen Bråthen, 38, went on trial yesterday for the murder of five people and attempted murder of 11 more on October 13, 2021. The Muslim convert, who was listed by Norwegian security services as a person of concern as early as 2015, hacked his victims to death with a hunting knife after having unleashed a torrent of arrows at innocent bystanders in a Co-Op Extra supermarket. CCTV footage, released by police as Bråthen's...
  • Muhammed Taimoor: Birmingham teacher charged with sexual assault on schoolgirls

    05/15/2022 9:21:59 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 15 replies
    BBC News ^ | 5/15/2022 | BBC
    A teacher has been charged with sexually assaulting several schoolgirls, police said. Muhammed Taimoor, of Richmond Road, Birmingham, is charged with causing or inciting child sexual exploitation. He is also charged with sexual activity while in a position of trust and two counts of trafficking within the UK. It is alleged some assaults happened while he was at work, West Midlands Police said. The trafficking charge is in connection with an accusation Mr. Taimoor drove girls around in his car with the intention of sexually assaulting them, the force added. The 28-year old was initially arrested on 9 May on...
  • Nineteen Attacks on Christians During Holy Week in Spain

    05/05/2022 5:44:30 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 5/2/22 | Walter Sanchez Silva
    Madrid, Spain, May 2, 2022 / 14:57 pm The Observatory for Religious Freedom in Spain has reported that during Holy Week this year there were 19 attacks against Christians. There were eight incidents of belligerent secularism; four attacks on places of worship; four acts of ridiculing religion; two incidents of harassing believers; and one act of violence against believers. In Granada a group of young immigrants from the Bermúdez de Castro Center for the Protection of Minors attacked a Holy Thursday procession. According to the Spanish media outlet OK Diario, the attack occurred when the procession of Our Christ of...
  • Swedish police shoot 3 during fresh riots

    04/18/2022 8:42:02 AM PDT · by grundle · 42 replies ^ | April 17, 2022
    Three people were injured as police fired warning shots at rioters in the eastern city of Norrkoping. The unrest had started after a far-right politician threatened to burn a copy of the Quran. Three people were injured when police fired warning shots into a crowd of rioters in eastern Sweden on Sunday, local media reported. The country has been rocked by days of violence triggered by far-right Danish-Swedish politician Rasmus Paludan. Paludan's anti-immigration and anti-Islamic Stram Kurs (Hard Line) movement has threatened to burn copies of the Quran, Islam's holy book during extremist rallies. What do we know so far?...
  • Uganda: Muslims abduct teacher, burn him inside mosque for praying in Christ’s name

    04/17/2022 10:23:30 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 20 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 4/16/22 | Anugrah Kumar
    In Uganda, a Christian teacher was abducted from his home and dragged inside a mosque where he was beaten and burned by his colleagues at an Islamic school who planned to kill him for praying in Jesus' name. The victim, Yusufu Mwanje, converted to Christianity earlier this year after hearing a Christian businessman who supplied equipment to the school praying to Jesus in his office. Before he lost his job after being outed as a Christian following the April 2 attack, Mwanje had led the Ibunbaz Primary School in Bugiri, Morning Star News reported. “I wanted to keep my faith...
  • Egypt: Christian Priest Slaughtered in Broad Daylight-Repeatedly stabbed in the neck during a youth group church outing

    04/15/2022 6:42:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Apr 15, 2022 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Another Coptic Christian clergyman was murdered in cold blood in Egypt today [this article was originally published on Thursday, April 7]. Local Christian media reported that, while walking in a crowded street of Alexandria with a group of church youth and his own family, Fr. Arsenius Wadid was repeatedly stabbed in the neck by an unidentified but bearded man, killing him. Fr. Arsenius, 56, headed the Church of the Virgin Mary in Muharram Bay and later the Saint Paul Church of Alexandria. He was ordained in 1996. As this just happened, details are still sparse and sometimes contradictory. Some...
  • India: Policeman Rescues Infant From Flames After Muslim Mob Attacks Hindus Celebrating Hindu New Year-An image that shatters the propaganda of perennial Muslim victimhood.

    04/14/2022 7:43:39 AM PDT · by SJackson · 22 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Apr 14, 2022 | Ashlyn Davis
    The image is one of valor and courage, and deserves to win awards. But it does not suit the propaganda of perennial Muslim victimhood that the biggest names in global media promulgate. It also shatters the fake narrative they have peddled for years. It is an image of an Indian policeman who ran through burning buildings to rescue an infant from Islamic rage. This kind of photo makes liberal media platforms uncomfortable. On April 2, disputes broke out in Karauli, Rajasthan. Hindus were celebrating the Hindu New Year, and had organized a celebratory motorbike rally. While the bikers were passing...
  • 'If I go down I know that you and mom love me more than the moon': ISIS trial hears heartbreaking goodbye letter murdered hostage Peter Kassig sent to his parents before his beheading that left judge on verge of tears

    04/06/2022 4:31:00 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 13 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6 April 2022 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    An American aid worker who was killed by ISIS murderer Jihadhi John wrote of knowing that 'his time had come' before his execution by his captors Edward Kassig, the father of Peter Kassig, held back tears as he read a letter from his son, one of four Americans killed by the terror cell known as the Beatles Kassig is the latest family member of victims to give evidence at the trial 'This was a young man knowing his time had come. It was his farewell,' he said The testimony came in the trial of El Shafee Elsheikh, 33, who is...
  • Death toll from twin Somalia bombings rises to 48: regional leader [Ilhan Omar's origin]

    03/24/2022 8:36:10 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mar 24, 2022
    MOGADISHU, March 24 (Reuters) - The death toll from two bombings that killed a parliamentary election candidate in central Somalia has risen to 48, a regional leader said on Thursday. Amina Mohamed, a vocal critic of the government, was killed on Wednesday by a suicide bomber in the city of Beledweyne, around 300 km (185 miles) north of Mogadishu, on the eve of her expected re-election, witnesses and relatives said. "The two blasts killed 48 people including traders, clerics, officials and civilians and injured 108 others," Ali Gudlawe Hussein, president of Hirshabelle state, said in a statement broadcast on Facebook.
  • Breaking — Supreme Court reinstates death penalty for Boston Bomber…

    03/04/2022 7:41:38 AM PST · by Red Badger · 51 replies ^ | Posted by Kane on March 4, 2022 10:22 am
    BREAKING: #SCOTUS finds death penalty for Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was improperly thrown out by lower court. 6-3 — Shannon Bream (@ShannonBream) March 4, 2022 #BREAKING Supreme Court reinstates death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber. (via AP) — WBZ | CBS Boston News (@wbz) March 4, 2022 Here's the opinion from Clarence Thomas in United States v. Tsarnaev: The court divided along ideological lines, with Breyer (joined by Kagan and in part by Sotomayor) dissenting. — SCOTUSblog (@SCOTUSblog) March 4, 2022
  • Indonesia Seeks Stiff Sentence for Christian YouTuber

    02/28/2022 8:12:35 PM PST · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    UCA News ^ | 2/25/22 | Katharina R. Lestari
    Rights group calls 10-year term sought for Muhammad Kace over Islam insults harsh and discriminatoryProsecutors in Indonesia have demanded a 10-year jail term for a Christian YouTuber accused of insulting Islam. The move drew criticism from a rights group that said the demand was harsh and discriminatory considering a Muslim recently convicted of a similar offense against Christians received only five months. Muhammad Kace, a former Muslim who converted to Christianity, is on trial for uploading hundreds of videos insulting Islam on social media. He has been detained since last August after his arrest in Badung district of Bali province...
  • Migrants Desecrate More Than 2,000 Churches Just in Greece

    02/28/2022 6:34:51 PM PST · by ebb tide · 23 replies
    Gateway Institure ^ | February 27, 2022 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Migrants Desecrate More Than 2,000 Churches Just in Greece"As a deeply religious society, these attacks on churches are shocking to the Greek people and calls to question whether these illegal immigrants seeking a new life in Europe are willing to integrate and conform to the norms and values of their new countries." — Greek City Times, May 16, 2020.While the report most likely has the 1453 sack of Constantinople (today Istanbul) in mind — when countless Greek churches, including Hagia Sophia, were desecrated, destroyed, or turned into mosques — that pattern is a century older.Before Christmas, in the North Rhine-Westphalia...
  • Killer who murdered his pregnant teenage sister, his wife, ex-wife and her mother in 'honor killing' in Belgium is FREE in Turkey just nine years after being extradited

    02/18/2022 9:02:55 AM PST · by Scarlett156 · 27 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 18 February 2022 | Chris Matthews for MailOnline
    A Turkish man who killed four women in Belgium to 'cleanse his family's honour' is now 'enjoying the sun, sea, and beach' in his home country after he was extradited to complete his sentence and promptly released on the streets. Turkish national Osman Calli was sentenced to life behind bars in Belgium for killing four women in 2004. He was extradited to his home country in 2013 to serve the remainder of his sentence, but was partially released in 2016 and cleared of all charges in 2020, according to newly surfaced information.
  • Appalling video shows Iranian man carrying wife’s head after ‘honor killing’

    02/08/2022 4:55:24 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 49 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 8, 2022 | Yaron Steinbuch
    A shocking video captured an Iranian man grinning as he walked through the streets clutching the severed head of his 17-year-old wife — whom he decapitated in an “honor killing,” according to a report. The gruesome footage shows Sajjad Heydari strolling through a neighborhood in Ahvaz, a city in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, on Saturday with Mona Heydari’s head in one hand and a blade in the other, East2West News reported. Mona, who also was Sajjad’s cousin, had been forced to marry him when she was just 12 years old, according to the Women’s Committee of the National Council...
  • Captured in Hanover: 17-year-old denies attack plans

    02/01/2022 1:18:32 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 6 replies
    NDR (de) ^ | February 1, 2022
    The 17-year-old, who was arrested at Hanover Central Station on Saturday, denied in a first hearing that he had planned an attack. This was announced by the Düsseldorf public prosecutor responsible for the prosecution of terrorism on Tuesday. The young man’s cell phone and other storage media are currently being evaluated, a spokesman said. “Of course we also check who he was in contact with.” So far, however, there have been no further arrests. It has not yet been decided whether an arrest warrant will be applied for against the 17-year-old from Kerpen (North Rhine-Westphalia). He can remain in police...