Many of 250 Drowned Migrants Were African Christians Fleeing Persecution

Kate Tracy - 15/10/13 Of the more than 250 African migrants who drowned less than one mile from European soil last week, many were Christians fleeing religious persecution. So reports World Watch Monitor (WWM) on the Lampedusa shipwreck that has shocked Europe into another round of discussion over its refugee policy. The ship left Libya carrying an estimated ...

Kenyan churches attacked by gunmen, grenades, killing 17

2/7/2012 NAIROBI // Gunmen killed at least 17 people and wounded 40 in gun and grenade attacks on two churches yesterday, Kenyan security officials said. Police commander Philip Ndolo said the bloodiest attack was on the African Inland Church in Garissa, a town about 195 kilometres west of the Somali border. Attackers threw two grenades inside the church, ...

Ayaan Hirsi Ali:The Global War on Christians in the Muslim World

At least 13 people were killed and 140 injured on March 8, 2011, when participants in a large Christian demonstration in a Cairo slum were attacked by residents of a surrounding neighborhood., Mohamed Omar / EPA-Landov

6/2/2012 From one end of the muslim world to the other, Christians are being murdered for their faith. We hear so often about Muslims as victims of abuse in the West and combatants in the Arab Spring’s fight against tyranny. But, in fact, a wholly different kind of war is underway—an unrecognized battle costing thousands of lives. ...

As UN declares famine in Somalia, IOCC responds with aid to refugee Camps

21/7/2011 Responding to the United Nations announcement declaring a famine in two regions of Somalia, International Orthodox Christian Charities [IOCC], in cooperation with the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Development and Inter-Church Aid Commission, is delivering financial assistance to provide critically needed healthcare support for millions of people in the Horn of Africa suffering through one of the ...