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Archive for July, 2008

-British Muslim Students: Its OK to Kill for Islam?

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

           According to a survey released this week, nearly one third of all Muslim students believe it can be acceptable to kill in the name of Islam, while 60% of the students involved in Islamic societies would condone it. 40% of the students also supported the introduction of sharia law in Britain and 33 per […]

-Amish Men Must Stand Trial For Building Code Violations?

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

The Amish community has been building sturdy homes, barns, and structures for several hundred years. Now a judge has ruled that 8 men must stand trial for violating building codes in Morristown Town, N.Y.  The Amish men do not deny the charges nor do they wish to comply with the codes which they say would […]

-Evangelists Cleared of ‘Hate Crime’ Against Homosexuals

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Christian missionaries who were evangelizing a "gay pride" event in Philadelphia in 2004, were arrested and charged in 2004 for "ethnic intimidation" at the parade. The state legislature had added homosexuals to a Pennsylvania law protecting minorities from so-called ‘hate crimes’. The evangelists attending the event were charged under that law for preaching against homosexuality. […]

-India: Islamist Bombs Kill 45 and Injure 161

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

  AHMADABAD, India: Several TV stations received an email message just before 16 bombs went off killing 45 people and wounding 161:  "In the name of Allah the Indian Mujahideen strike again! Do whatever you can, within 5 minutes from now, feel the terror of Death!". These blasts came the next day following seven smaller […]

-Pope to PM Maliki: Christians Need to be Protected in Iraq

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki visited the pope on Friday, at the pontiff’s summer residence, and invited the Pope Benedict to visit Iraq. Maliki said that he believed that a visit by the pontiff could help in the process of bringing peace and reconciliation to the Iraqi people. He also asked the Pope to encourage […]

-Beijing: House Church Leader Harassed and Homeless

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Pastor Bike Zhang, the chairman of the Federation House Church, and his wife Xie Fenglan were forced out of their home on July 6 by Beijing public security bureau officials. It seems that they became ‘persona non grata’ to the Chinese officials after they met with a US Congressional delegation. The couple keep on being […]