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Christian Girls Kidnapped and ‘Sold’

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPageMagazine.com

Two teenage Coptic girls, cousins, were recently kidnapped and then “sold” in Minya, Egypt — the same region where a Coptic church was recentlyattacked and desecrated. Read more →

Muslim Jihad in Christian Ethiopia: Lessons for the West

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPageMagazine.com

Not only does recent jihadist rampage against Ethiopia’s indigenous Christians highlight the travails Christians encounter wherever Islam has a sizable population, but it offers several insights, including some which should concern faraway, secular nations with Muslim minorities. According to Fox News: Read more →

Muslim ‘Inferiority Complex’ Kills Christians

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPageMagazine.com

Days ago in Egypt, throngs of Muslims (henceforth, “Islamists”), estimated at 3,000, fired guns and rifles and hurled Molotov cocktails at Coptic churches, homes, and businesses in the Imbaba region near Cairo: Read more →

Were Conquered Christians Really Liberated Muslims?

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPageMagazine.com

Imagine if a top American historian appeared on the MSM insisting that the only reason Europeans conquered the Americas was to “defend” the Native Americans — who somehow had adopted Christianity centuries before Jesus was born — from being persecuted by heathen tribes. Read more →

Islam’s Christian Scapegoats

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPageMagazine.com

After mentioning the sort of atrocities Christians in Pakistan suffer — including being killed by “blasphemy” laws, constantly “abused in public and harassed in the street by groups of Muslim youths,” ostracized and impoverished by the government — a recent Fox News report reminds us that Christian persecution is further exacerbated by anti-Americanism: Read more →

The Silent Extermination of Iraq’s ‘Christian Dogs’

Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPageMagazine.com

Last week an Iraqi Muslim scholar issued a fatwa that, among other barbarities, asserts that “it is permissible to spill the blood of Iraqi Christians.” Read more →

Destroying One Koran or Many Christians: Which is Worse?

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPageMagazine.com

The now infamous Koran burning by Florida pastor Terry Jones has created hysteria in the Muslim world. In Afghanistan alone, some twenty people, including UN workers, have been killed and beheaded to screams of “Allahu Akbar!” Western leaders around the globe — including Obama and members of Congress — have unequivocally condemned Jones’ actions (without bothering to point out that freedom of expression is a prized American liberty). Read more →

The Secularist Delusion

by Bruce S. Thornton

Advancing a Free Society

The dubious received wisdom rationalizing our current intervention in Libya was crystallized in Senator John Kerry’s recent essay for The Wall Street Journal. For Kerry, the rebels in Libya are the same as those in Egypt, “peacefully demanding freedom and dignity.” Read more →

No ‘Revolution’ for Egypt’s Christians

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPageMagazine.com

On March 5, Muslims attacked, plundered, and set ablaze an ancient Coptic church in Sool, a village near Cairo, Egypt. Afterwards, throngs of Muslims gathered around the scorched building and pounded its walls down with sledge hammers — to cries of “Allahu Akbar!” Adding insult to injury, the attackersplayed “soccer” with the relic-remains of the church’s saints and martyrs and transformed the desecrated church into a mosque (a live example of history, which witnessed countless churches seized and transformed into mosques). Read more →

Mosques Flourish While Churches Perish

Western tolerance had no mirror in the Islamic world.

by Raymond Ibrahim

PJ Media

As Muslims prepare to erect a mega-mosque near the site of the 9/11 atrocities, it is well to reflect that the sort of tolerance, or indifference, that allows them to do so, is far from reciprocated to churches in the Muslim world. Read more →

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