Christian Martyrs by Gustave Dore

Christian Martyrs by Gustave Dore

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Bulletin of Christian Persecution March 3 - March 20, 2010:

From Political Islam.com:


Bulletin of Christian Persecution

March 3 - March 20, 2010
March 3, 2010
Pakistan 
A Pakistani court convicted a Christian couple, Munir Masih and Ruqqiya Bibi, to 25 years in prison for touching the Koran without washing their hands.
March 4, 2010
Egypt 
Egyptian sharia court acquits Muslims who beheaded a Christian.
March 5, 2010
Gaza Strip 
From MEMRI: Rome will be conquered by Islam says preacher on Al Aqsa TV.
March 7, 2010
Nigeria 
Muslims attack a Christian village and kill more than 100 people. Update HERE. AndMORE. And HERE.
March 7, 2010
Nigeria 
A time-line of Muslim attacks on Christians in Nigeria, beginning in the year 2000.
March 9, 2010
Egypt 
Christian villagers are under siege by Muslims in Upper Egypt.
March 9, 2010
Iran
Protestant clergyman tortured for "converting Muslims" An anti-Protestant crackdown is underway in Isfahan. The regime's fight against proselytising is coupled with fears that Christian gatherings might host its opponents.
March 9, 2010
Pakistan (Hat Tip JihadWatch.org)
In the weeks following a February attack on Christian churches and homes in Pakistan's largest city, police have questioned 40 Christians and arrested five, according to a report published by the Fides news agency.
March 12, 2010
Pakistan 
A Christian maid is raped and burned alive.
March 13, 2010
Egypt 
Three thousand muslims attack a Coptic Christian community and injure 25 people including women and children.
March 13, 2010
Egypt 
A video of the history and background of the persecution of the Egyptian Copts.
March 13, 2010 (Hat Tip Islamineurope.blogspot.com)
England 
The Home Office was accused of discriminating against Christian groups after it emerged a Muslim police group has received at least six times more funding than a Christian one.
March 14, 2010
Egypt 
A Muslim teacher sexually assaulted a Coptic Christian girl at school.
March 17, 2010
Egypt 
Muslims who convert to Christianity face persecution by the state and rejection by their families.
March 17, 2010
Palestine 
In its official statement in honor of International Women's Day, the Fatah movement listed a group of "Palestinian" women of whom it is proud: Martyrs, fighters, prisoners and the Virgin Mary. Turning Virgin Mary and Jesus from Judeans (Jews) into "Palestinians" is a basic part of the Palestinian Authority's revision of history.
March 17, 2010
Nigeria 
Attackers killed 12 people Wednesday morning in a small Christian village in central Nigeria, officials said, cutting out most of the victims' tongues in the latest violence in a region where religious fighting already has killed hundreds this year.
March 17, 2010
Iraq 
Yaqub Adam, a 54-year-old father was hit by a hail of bullets fired from a pistol with a silencer. He was murdered near the shop where he worked as a glassmaker.

March 17, 2010
Palestine 
After 14 years on the air, the government shuts down the only Palestinian Christian TV station. Located about 350 metres from Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity, the station broadcast shows with social, religious, economic and cultural content.
March 18, 2010
Egypt 
Egyptian security forces have arrested 13 Coptic Christians - including four minors, subsequently released - victims of the attack on 12 March. They are being charged with illegal religious assembly, damage to public property, arson and assault. About a dozen Muslims, from a total of 2000 perpetrators, have been detained over the assault against 400 Coptic faithful at the Church of St. Michael in Mersa Matrouh .
March 18, 2010
Pakistan 
Five Muslims ransacked the house of an impoverished Christian last month and angrily beat his daughters in an effort to get the family to withdraw rape charges.
March 19, 2010
Pakistan/Canada 
Daniel Dhani Ram fled to Canada from Pakistan with his two daughters after Muslim extremists abducted and tortured him for 10-hours because he refused to convert to Islam.
March 19, 2010
Malaysia 
Canings and church firebombings have some wondering whether the nation's Muslims are becoming more conservative and less tolerant of Christians and other minority groups.
March 19, 2010
Nigeria 
Movement for the Survival of Plateau People (MOSOPP) has called for protection against genocide due to the Jos jihad.
March 20, 2010
Pakistan 
Christian man is fighting for his life after Muslim leaders backed by police burned him alive for refusing to convert to Islam, while his wife was raped by police officers.

March 20, 2010
Australia 
Assyrians in Australia rally in support of Egypt's persecuted Copts.


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