Raped and Slaughtered: Muslim Persecution of Christians

by Raymond Ibrahim Originally published by the Gatestone Institute. From one end of the Islamic world to the other, the abduction and rape of Christian girls at the hands of Muslims—both terrorists and laymen—was a dominant theme in April. On Easter Sunday Morning, for instance, four Muslim men raped a 7-year-old Christian girl named Sara…

ISIL’s Persecution of Religious Minorities in Iraq and Syria

US Department of State Press Release Testimony Tom Malinowski Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor As-Prepared Opening Statement House Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations and the Middle East and North Africa Washington, DC September 10, 2014 Chairman Smith, Chairman Ros-Lehtinen, Ranking Member Bass, Ranking…

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Important News Regarding Pastor Behnam Irani

Pastor Behnam Irani is currently being held in Ghezal Hezar Prison in Karaj, Iran. He was convicted for crimes against national security for his pastoral ministry on two different occasions. The first time was in December 2006 when he was sentenced to a 5 year suspended sentence, which means if he ceased his ministry he…

A Harrowing Journey

by A.T.R. | MILAN THE dire prospects for young Syrians in their war-wracked country and as refugees in neighbouring countries explains why many risk everything to get to Europe. On August 16th siblings Rasha and Moaz al-Rez, both university graduates from a middle-class family, left Damascus to embark on a treacherous journey to reach Italy,…

Persecuted Iraqi Churches Struggling to Meet Needs of Christian Refugees; AG World Missions Appeals for Help

By Kristel Ortiz/ the Assemblies of God The Islamic State (also known as ISIS), an extreme Sunni militant group, has rampaged across Iraq virtually unchecked for months, using barbaric tactics to purge towns of religious and ethnic minorities – though Christians are the primary target. Within one 24-hour period, as many as 2,000 refugee families…

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New Charges Against Imprisoned Iranian Pastor

Pastor Behnam Irani, who is currently serving a six year prison sentence for crimes against national security, is now facing new charges for spreading corruption on the earth. This is an Islamic sharia charge that carries with it, if convicted, the death sentence. The reason for the charges against Pastor Behnam is that he continues…