Christian Martyrs by Gustave Dore

Christian Martyrs by Gustave Dore

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Bulletin of Christian Persecution: April 1 - April 16, 2010

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Bulletin of Christian Persecution

April 1 - April 16, 2010
April 1, 2010
A Muslim land owner who effectively seized a Christian graveyard here refused to allow the burial of a young Christian at the site
April 3, 2010
The United Nations humanitarian arm has reported that 4,320 Iraqi Christians have been displaced following recent unrest in the northern city of Mosul in Iraq.
April 4, 2010
Jordanian Christians risk their professional reputation and family disapproval by going to holy sites in Israel on Easter Sunday.
A Pakistani court has fined police for "illegally" detaining and "torturing" a Christian young man.
April 6, 2010
Christian converts from Islam are persecuted in Egypt.
April 7, 2010
A Christian woman admits to committing blasphemy against Islam.
April 8, 2010
Police here filed false charges of alcohol possession against 47 Christians, including women and children, on March 28 in an attempt to intimidate and bribe them.
April 10, 2010
Two Christian converts from Islam, who were originally charged with anti-government activities and held in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison for more than six months, will go on trial, Tuesday, April 13.
The Copt Christians claim a Copt has been framed for raping a Muslim girl and allege that Muslims are using this crime as the reason they murdered 7 Copts on Christmas Eve in a drive-by shooting.

April 11, 2010
Copts complain about the hate messages loudly spewed by the microphones of many a mosque during Friday sermons.
April 12, 2010
Jihadis targeted a government office and a church in Isabela city on Basilan island with two home-made bombs, in the latest show of force from the Abu Sayyaf network that is blamed for the worst attacks in the Philippines. More HERE.
April 13, 2010
Morocco, translated. (Hat Tip to Infidelsarecool)
Throughout the month of March about 70 Christians have been forced to flee the country, as calculated by the different churches.
West Java 
Christians are suing the government for unilaterally closing their under construction church following protests
from local Muslim residents.

A Muslim terrorist is involved in the beheading of three Christian female students killed in Aceh.
A Muslim tricked a 19-year-old Christian woman into leaving her house here on April 1, and he and a car full of friends took her away, according to her family. The family fears the man will force her to marry him and convert to Islam.
April 14, 2010
An personal account of the persecution of Iraq's remaining Assyrian Christian minority.
April 15, 2010
Mogadishu, Somalia (Hat tip to Jihadwatch)
Somalia's al Shabaab militants have ordered schools in Jowhar town to stop using bells to signal the end of classes because they sound like those of Christian churches, teachers said on Thursday.
Christians, who claim persecution under the current government leadership, help injured as gunfire rocks a presidential rally.
April 16, 2010
Pentacostal Christians threaten to sue the government for the killings of Christians by a Muslim orthodox sect last year.

Produced by Political
Publisher: Bill Warner; Edited by Asma Marwan

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