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-Nigeria: Islamists Kill 12 at Christmas Services

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

(Trumpeting the Good News!- Photo credit: Puzzler4879) This Christmas ‘only’ 12 Christians attending Christmas services in Nigeria were killed by radical Islamists: (CNN) — At least 12 people died in northern Nigeria when attackers raided two churches during Christmas Eve services, police said. One assault occurred at the Church of Christ in Nations in Postikum, […]

-Nigeria: Islamists Bomb Church Kill 11 and Injure Over 30

Monday, November 26th, 2012

                 (Kaduna State Nigeria: Wikipedia) Just a reminder that some places in the world the Christmas season is an excuse to target Christians. There really is a ‘war on Christmas’ in Nigeria and all year long Christians are being killed. From the Christian Post: Suspected suicide bombers from Islamist group Boko Haram detonated two cars […]

-Nigeria: Islamists Kill Dozens of Christian Students

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

            (Nigeria-Adamawa State in red: Wikipedia) From the Christian Post: Multiple sources have confirmed that about 25 to 30 Christian college students were massacred at a university in northeastern Nigeria late Monday night, causing Christians to pray for a "change of heart" among the extremist Islamist group Boko Haram to put a stop to the […]

-Nigeria: Muslim Radicals Threaten to Make June “The Bloodiest Month Yet”

Monday, June 25th, 2012

(The 12 Nigerian states with Sharia law: Wikipedia) From the CSW Newsline: Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling for an increased security presence in five northern and central Nigerian states following a threat by  Boko Haram to quadruple attacks on churches this Sunday and make June 2012 “the bloodiest month yet.” This threat follows attacks […]

-Nigeria: Three Churches Bombed by Muslims on Sunday

Monday, June 18th, 2012

(CSW photo: Shalom Pentecostal Church) Three churches were bombed by Muslims on Sunday (June 17) during services in Kaduna, Nigeria. It is the third Sunday in a row that churches have been bombed in Northern Nigeria. Here’s the story from CSW (Christian Solidarity Worldwide): Kaduna City in northern Nigeria is currently under a 24-hour curfew […]

-“How the MSM Whitewashes Muslim Persecution of Christians”

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Over the last the last five or six years I have noted on this blog a myriad of instances where the Western main stream media (MSM) either ignored stories of Christians being persecuted by Muslims or distorted the facts to make it look like the victims were just as much at fault as the perpetrators. […]

-Re: Islamic Attacks on Churches During Easter

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

                                          (Photo credit: Wikipedia) On Monday I searched the news for the usual radical Islamic response to a Christian holiday- which is to kill and maim Christians. I only found one incident and ‘only’ 50 Christians were killed. I found myself thinking- only one-not bad, not bad at all! Obviously if you are one of […]

-Nigeria: Dozens of Christians Killed on Christmas in Islamist Attacks

Monday, December 26th, 2011

The angel Christmas message of “peace on earth, good will toward men” was totally rejected by a group of Islamists who attacked Christian worshippers all across Nigeria on Christmas morning killing dozens and wounding hundreds. At least 5 churches were bombed on Christmas. The worse attack by far was a bombing of St. Teresa Catholic […]

-Nigeria: Muslim Attacks on Christians Continue -45 Killed

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

                                          (Image via Wikipedia) The Muslim attacks against Christians in Nigeria continues. At least 45 more Christians are dead. Plus an untold number of houses and churches destroyed, and crops and fields burned. This time around ethnic Fulanis crying ‘Allahu akbar!’ attacked churches, and Christian communities this past week in Plateau state of northern-central Nigeria. […]

-Nigeria: Islamists Kill 150 Christians

Monday, November 7th, 2011

                                          (Image via Wikipedia) You probably didn’t see this in the newspapers or on a newscast over the weekend but Islamic radicals in northeastern Nigeria attacked several Christian communities and killed around 150  men, women, and children. The Western media largely ignores what is happening in Nigeria and passes it as tribal disputes or as […]