“We Are Bigger than Your Jesus!” Muslim Persecution of Christians, March 2018

Source: “We Are Bigger than Your Jesus!” Muslim Persecution of Christians, March 2018 – Raymond Ibrahim

Muslim Slaughter of Christians

Pakistan: In a Lahore hospital, a throng of Muslim doctors, security guards, and medical staff beat Christian family members—one to death—because they tried to prevent another doctor from beating their pregnant sister.   According to Anil Saleem, the pregnant woman’s brother, once they took her to the emergency labor ward, “Kiran [the pregnant woman] went to the doctor on duty, Dr. Saira, who was playing with her cell phone while sipping on tea.  Dr. Saira told Kiran to wait outside until she finished her tea. We waited for some time, but since Kiran was experiencing severe pain, she again went inside the ward to request for immediate attention.”  The doctor instantly began cursing the pregnant woman for bothering her. “When my sister protested against the rude behavior, the doctor started slapping her, throwing her on the floor.  She asked my sister how dare a Chuhri [a derogatory term for Christians] question her order?”

On hearing the commotion, Anil, his brother, brother-in-law and a cousin entered the ward.  Once she saw them, Dr. Saira shouted to the other doctors and security guards to lock the ward’s doors from the inside and “teach these Christians a lesson,” continued Anil: “Around 15 to 20 paramedical staff and security guards and eight to 10 young doctors … lunged at us with iron rods, chairs, leather belts and other things and started beating us.”  The men were severely injured; Anil’s brother, Sunil, died for lack of medical attention:  “Most of the doctors fled after the incident, while those who were present paid no attention to our cries to help our dying brother.” Sunil leaves behind a wife and four children, the eldest ten, the youngest barely three months old.

Although the assaulted Christian family filed charges with police, they arrested no one.  Instead, police  “wanted to take us to the same hospital where we had been subjected to torture and also lost our brother,” Anil said. “Moreover, we have registered a murder case against the doctors and other staff members, so how could the police even think that the hospital staff will treat us fairly?”

Speaking of this incident, a human rights lawmaker said “It’s shocking that even doctors, who are supposedly educated and have taken an oath to save lives regardless of caste, color or faith, have resorted to such acts of religious intolerance and violence.” “I am still trying to digest the fact that doctors took the life of an innocent man,” said another rights activist. “What hope can one have for justice to the family if police have been unable to arrest even one of the accused?”

Separately, in a move criticized by Christian activist groups, after “giving them the benefit of doubt,” a court freed 20 Muslims suspected of immolating a Christian couple, says a report, adding: “Shahzad and Shama were burned alive in a brick kiln by a frenzied lynch mob ─ incited by announcements made from mosques in the area ─ ranging between 400-1,000 people for their alleged role in the desecration of the Holy Quran in Nov 2014….  [T]he woman, a mother of three, was pregnant at the time.”

Nigeria: After a group of Christians tried to rescue two girls who were earlier kidnapped and forcefully converted to Islam, Muslims, some armed with AK-47s, rampaged through the would-be rescuers Christian town; they murdered 12 Christians, wounded another 20, and torched Christian property. Many of the slain were members of Pentecostal, Baptist, Assemblies of God and Seventh-day Adventist churches. “The case was reported to the police, and the girls were not rescued, so some Christians decided to rescue the girls, but the Muslims in the town attacked them,” explained a local.  “The Muslims did not just attack the Christians that went to rescue the girls, but also went around town attacking Christians they sighted and burned houses belonging to Christians.”  Another local said,  “This is the practice by Muslims in Kaduna state. They abduct small Christian girls and force them to become Muslims, and when Christians reject this, they attack them ….”

Separately, armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen murdered 20 Christians, including a pastor.  According to the report, “The killings reportedly came in retaliation for an unspecified attack on Fulani families by young men from the predominantly Christian Bachama tribe who have formed militias in response to violence by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram and heavily-armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen.”

Egypt:  Although the military said it was suicide, a  young Christian conscript “was in fact killed by his commanding officer,” says a report.  Matthew Samir Habib, 22, was pronounced dead on March 14.  The military told his father, Samir, that Matthew had shot himself—apparently twice.  But according to a relative,  “Matthew told us many times before that the colonel in his military unit, Ayman Mohamad Ahmed El Kabeer, was always persecuting and insulting him because of his religious identity.  Matthew, however, was patient and endured it all. His friends from the same unit told us that there had been a quarrel between Colonel El Kabeer and him on the day of the incident, when he had objected to something the colonel said.”  He is the latest of about nine Christian soldiers to be killed in recent times by Muslim officers and soldiers on account of their faith.

Iraq:  A few days after gunmen shot Samir Younis, 28, a Christian father of two, four other men broke into the house of Hisham al-Maskouny, a Christian doctor, and stabbed him to death on March 10. When his wife and her mother tried to intervene, they too were slaughtered. Although the home was looted, local Christians say they were targeted because of their religious identity.    Discussing these murders, Father Biyos Qasha said, “This means that there is no place for Christians. We are seen as a lamb to be killed at any time.”  Others in Baghdad voiced the same sentiment: “As a Christian, life is good so long as you don’t have enemies,” said one resident. “(Also you shouldn’t) bring attention to yourself… I feel depressed because of what happened for Hisham and his family, even (though) it is something that has happened so often since 2003, but it still makes me sad.”

Somalia: Orphans whose Christian parents are killed for their faith are growing in number and in need of care, said the pastor of an underground church.  “Last year we lost a Christian family killed by the Al Shabaab, and the number of children rose from 30 to 35.  The Al Shabaab are now hunting down the children in Mogadishu, and we have moved the care center to a bit safer location….  The children look devastated and malnourished, so we as a secret church do appeal to our brothers and sisters in the free world to consider extending a hand to these persecuted children.”

Muslim Attacks on Christian Churches

Turkey: A report briefly notes that on March 6 around 6:30 pm, a man in his forties opened fire on the Saint Maria Catholic Church in Trabzon.  It was just the latest in several attacks on the church. Less than a month earlier, a makeshift bomb was thrown at the church’s garden; in 2016 Muslims crying “Allahu Akbar” vandalized the church, including with sledgehammers;  in 2011 the church was targeted and threatened for its visible cross; and in 2006 its priest was slaughtered during an armed attack.

Indonesia: Less than a month after a radicalized student stormed a church and started hacking at its worshippers and statues with a machete, six unknown persons firebombed St. Zechariah Church shortly after midnight on March 8.  According to the report, the “vandals blew a hole through the wall of the church, consecrated just last March 4 [2017] by Msgr. Sudarso. The strangers then destroyed a statue of the Virgin and stacked some chairs setting them on fire. The noise woke the faithful who live nearby. They rushed to extinguish the flames, while the thugs fled from the place of worship.”

Pakistan:    On March 8, around 15 armed Muslims, led by local strongman Muhammad Sharif, stormed the King Jesus Church during Sunday service; they terrorized and beat the worshippers and injured at least seven.   According to the  pastor, “Some of our church elders were trying to install a flex signboard in connection with the upcoming Easter festival on the wall in front of the church but they were stopped by Sharif’s sons.  Sharif is a local tough who has previously grabbed a piece of the Christian cemetery in our colony and built a cattle shed on the graves….  Suspicions also arose when these Muslim youths started hanging out near the church during service timings and began teasing our girls.”

Things came to a head when Sharif’s sons accosted some elders for trying to post a Christian sign on church property.  “The elders tried to reason with the youths,” said the pastor, “but it seems that the Muslims intentionally wanted to pick a fight with us.  The Muslims snatched the church’s sign and tore it into pieces.”  When “one of our church elders told the Muslims that they had desecrated biblical verses inscribed on the flex sign,” they retorted  “We are bigger than your Jesus.”  It was then that the Muslim youth stormed the church compound and beat the worshippers.  “Some of them whipped out their weapons and opened fire on the church members, who ran to save themselves.  I immediately telephoned the police and headed out to try and defuse the situation. However, I was also beaten up, my service robe torn and my mobile phone smashed to the ground. I think we were fortunate that none of us suffered a fatal bullet injury during the clash.”

In a similar but separate incident, on Sunday, March 18, an armed Muslim mob attacked another Christian church for having an Easter related banner hanging outside the building.   Seven Christians were left needing medical attention.   According to the pastor,  “I was conducting a worship service when [a group of men, including a government official], equipped with firearms, barged into the church. As soon as they entered, [two of them] forcibly took down gospel verses written on banners, while shouting abusive words, tore them into pieces and then denigrated them by throwing them down.”

Finally, on the pretext of a land dispute, a Muslim mob beat five Christians for trying to build a wall to protect their church.  According to the pastor of Pakistan Gospel Assemblies Church, “Our church elder, George Masih, who is 70, was overseeing masons and laborers who were constructing the wall. We were praying [inside the church] when we heard shouting and yelling, and, when we rushed outside, we saw about 20 men, armed with clubs and axes, [who] were beating Masih and others…  Then our women tried to intervene but they too were beaten and their clothes were torn.”

Algeria: Three more churches were shut down.   First, local authorities in Oran closed two churches “amidst growing pressure on Christians in the Maghreb country,” says a March 1 report. “The two churches … were sealed off by police on Tuesday, 27 February.” A separate report from March 22 says that the “village church in Azagher, near the town of Akbou, was forced to stop all activities on 2 March. The church had been running for over six years…..  The church is the fourth forced to close in the past four months.”  Commenting on this uptick of church closures, an advocacy group said that they were part of a “coordinated campaign of intensified action against churches by the governing authorities.”

Separately, two Christian brothers were fined $900 each for transporting over 50 Bibles in their car.  The brothers said the Bibles were for church use but authorities insisted that they were meant for evangelizing.

Egypt: Muslims blocked the legalization of yet another church, this time in the village of al-Tout.  According to the report, “The small 10-year old church of the Holy Virgin, which serves some 400 Coptic villagers, was built as a village house in the midst of a collection of some 70 Copts’ houses, and was used for worship even though it had never been licensed as a church. This was a very common situation in Egypt: Copts resorted to worshipping in unlicensed churches owing to the dire need of the growing population and the near-impossibility of obtaining license to build a church.”

Then a celebrated law dedicated to easing restrictions on churches passed in 2016, and the al-Toud church was among the very first churches to be inspected by a committee for approval.  But then “village Muslims got wind of the matter,” says the report. “Egged on by calls broadcast through mosque microphones in the village, thousands of them held angry demonstrations against there being a church in the village. Screaming “Allahu Akbar” (Allah is the Greatest) and angry slogans against the church, they attacked the Copts’ houses with stones and rushed to hastily build a wall blocking access to the street leading to the church and, in the process, placing the Copts’ homes under siege. When the committee members arrived, they were forced away under the pretext that there was no church in that place.”  If any measure of peace between Muslims and Christians is to prevail, no church can exist in the village, local Muslims said, adding,  “The only houses of worship that can ever be built in this village are Muslim places of worship for Allah.”

A separate report offers more general information, including why the “decision to legalize 53 churches did little to impress Egypt’s Christian minority.  One of the reasons is that they are just a fraction of the unlicensed churches in Egypt…”  Another reason, according to a human rights activist, is that “The Christians are afraid to pray at hundreds of churches … because they know that the prayers will incite the radicals and cause bloodshed.  There is total frustration among Christians because of the failure of the government to legalize the churches.” The report adds that, “although the population of the Christian minority is estimated at 9 million … there are only 6,000 churches in the country. Many Christians must travel long distances to reach a church.”  And although the majority of Christians live in the more rural parts of southern Egypt, about 150 villages there “do not have access to a church at all and most of Egypt’s churches are concentrated in Cairo, Giza province and Alexandria.”

Muslim Attacks on Christian Freedom and Dignity

Indonesia:  Two Christians were publicly flogged in front of a mosque for playing a children’s game said to violate Islamic law.  According to the report, “The game [unspecified] is seen by authorities in the conservative Muslim province [of Banda Aceh] as ‘gambling’ and therefore it violates Islamic Sharia law.  Some 300 people jeered and held up their mobile phones to record when Dahlan Silitonga, 61, and Tjia Nyuk Hwa, 45, were flogged six and seven times respectively.  The pair had been arrested along with a third man for playing a game at a children’s entertainment complex that lets users exchange coins for prizes or vouchers, including cash.  They were among five people—including a couple whipped two dozen times each for showing affection in public—receiving between six and 24 lashes with a rattan stick.”

Nigeria:  After kidnapping 110 school girls in Dapchi, the Islamic jihadi organization, Boko Haram, ended up releasing them all, except for one Christian girl, Liya, because she refused to convert to Islam.  According to her father, “they said she is a Christian and that is why they cannot release her. They said if she wants to be released” she must “become a Muslim and she said she will never become a Muslim.”   After all the other girls were released and returned to their parents, he described the mood in Dapchi as one of “jubilation,” whereas “I am very sad but I am also jubilating too because my daughter did not denounce Christ.”

Egypt:  Magdy Farag Samir, 49, a Christian teacher, was arrested on March 14  and charged with “contempt for religion”—more colloquially known as the blasphemy law—three months after he administered a multiple choice test revolving around prophet Muhammad.  This outraged some Muslim students and parents.   “Many Copts are being charged with contempt of religion and jailed for nothing…because the revolution dropped the Muslim Brotherhood but left their ideology unchanged,” explained a local human rights activist in the context of this case.  “Egypt’s law of contempt of religion only applies to one side—Islam. Crimes of contempt in Egypt only refer to contempt of Islam.”

Uganda:  A Muslim family attacked a male member with boiling oil for becoming Christian.  A week earlier, on Sunday March 4, Gobera Bashir, 27, had accompanied a friend to church in a different village; during service he accepted Christ and a pastor gave him a Bible, adding,  “Be cautious when reading the Bible, since your family is a Muslim family.”  Four days later his young sister walked into his room while he was reading the Bible.   “Why are you reading the Bible? You know our family only reads the Koran,” she said.  He replied that he was merely trying to gain knowledge, but word soon spread that he was in possession of a Bible.  On March 10, around 9:30 pm, a group of people began knocking on the door of his home.  When he refused to answer, they broke in.    “As they entered the house, they found me in the sitting room and began tying my arms and legs with robes and shouting, ‘Shame! Shame! You are bringing a bad omen to the family with your bad Christian religion. Our family is a Muslim family.’”  Although the men were masked, he determined that some, including his uncle, were related to him.  “There and then,” continues Gobera “one of them poured a hot liquid from a thermos flask on me, and then they dragged me out of the house” to a nearby swamp.  “As they pulled me, I felt a lot of pain and screamed for help as one of the attackers blocked my mouth, and there I lost consciousness.  I only gained consciousness around midnight.”  A nearby Christian family took him in.  He received medical treatment at a health center for four days.  Burns covered 40% of his body.  Most were on his legs and buttocks, caused when his persecutors forced him to sit on the scorching oil.

Saudi Arabia:  The   United States Commission on International Religious Freedom issued a statement on March 24 saying that it “is disappointed to find inflammatory content in Saudi textbooks that was previously thought to have been removed.”  A study conducted by the commission  “uncovered content promoting violence and hatred toward religious minorities and others. While the Saudi government has been engaged in textbook reform for the last 15 years, the presence of these passages makes clear how little progress has been made and highlights an immediate need for the Saudi government to more seriously address this issue, as well as the exportation of these textbooks internationally, as a part of its ambitious reform process.”  Previous studies have found that Saudi school textbooks regularly dehumanize non-Muslims, Christians and Jews chief among them.

25 thoughts on ““We Are Bigger than Your Jesus!” Muslim Persecution of Christians, March 2018

  1. if this actually happened, they must be uneducated Muslims who tarnished the images of Islam. they will surely pay for what they did. in this life or the hereafter for sure.

    • I wonder why you’re ANONYMOUS? A muslim can defend anything against an infidel. And per your “good book” we Christians are infidels. Whether this story is true or not, it would be in line with the teachings of the “good book” of the Muslim faith, the Koran, right?

      • Islam is totally evil.
        Meet Mohammad the writer of the Qur’an.
        The “Crescent Moon and Star” symbol of Islam actually pre-dates Islam by several thousand years. It represents the Horns of Lucifer, a once arch angel that Rebelled against God and was cast out from Heaven; A fallen angel.
        Lucifer, from the Latin “The morning star”
        Which is the final symbol in the Islamic Sign.

        • Where is anonymous? My comments we directed to that chickenskit! Hiding behind mammas hajib no doubt:-) Mack236 I totally understand Islam, plus there really is not any such thing as a moderate Muslim. Example: If you pick a fight with my brothers Jim and Joe(real names)I live 500 miles away, you can bet you butt I’m coming for you. The same with these relatives.

      • SHARIA LAW.
        Who made Sharia Law?
        Muslims believe that Sharia Law was made by Allah and there is no higher authority and therefore override all other constitutions and “Man Made Laws”.
        1. Allah can’t write or speak, which is why he appointed a messenger (Apparently).
        4. 4. 4. Allah’s Messenger (Mohammad) who could not read or write, (Good Choice) which begs the question who actually wrote the Qur’an and when.
        5. Allah doesn’t actually exist and nobody can prove beyond all reasonable doubt over wise.
        Therefore Sharia Law is a “Man Made Law” by (Mohammad), who we know was a Deceiver, a Paedophile, a War Lord and a Meglomaniac, who cannot be trusted. He was NOT the Perfect Man.
        As Sharia Law is a “Man Made Law ” made some 1400 years ago, then it is no longer a valid law because the Human Race has evolved.
        Well some have…!

    • Bullshit, they are just going to go on about their lives as normal, because killing a non-muslim is OK with most all muslims. They are heroes to the rest of their violent, dark ages sect, and to democrackers.

  2. The end of Satan the Devil in the world.
    Do you know that Satan was living in heaven before?
    Do you know that Satan obeyed God before?
    Do you know that Satan worshipped God before?
    Do you know that Satan lost the grace and the glory which God given to him?
    Do you know that Satan mission in the world is to deceive people and to let them lose the grace and the glory of God?
    Do you know that Satan is the cause of sin and death in the world?
    Do you know that Satan is the one who brought the evil in general to the world, and the damages to what God created that was very good in the beginning?
    His name is Ajegbodo. Eniti tire ti baje tio n’weni kunra. Which means the one who is own had been spoiled looking for who will join him to resemble him. Don’t be deceived, our planet the heaven (sky) and the earth has a Creator, God the Father is the Creator of everything. In the holy Bible it is written: In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
    26 Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” 27 So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. 28 Then God blessed them, and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”
    And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day. Genesis 1:1,26-28,31.
    God didn’t created Satan the Devil is own image, he is the angelic type creature, first was called Cherubs, when is in heaven he obeyed God and worshipped Him, until he fell into iniquity and backsliding from obeying God and to worship Him, so he rebelled against God his Creator, then God sent him out from heaven, He became the fallen angel we know him as Devil, Satan, Dragon, and old serpent, then he wanted to be worshipped, is in the world deceiving many in the world since then. God has promised that He will remove him from the world, and renew the damages he has done and He will restore the world back to the very good for us.
    Satan the Devil fate will be eternity in the lake of fire. Read below to know more about him, and see if he worthy to follow, worthy to worship and obey.
    Ezekiel 28:14-18 King James Version (KJV)
    14 Thou art the anointed cherub that covereth; and I have set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire.
    15 Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till iniquity was found in thee.
    16 By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I will cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.
    17 Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.
    18 Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee.
    Isaiah 14:12-17 King James Version (KJV)
    12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
    13 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
    14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.
    15 Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.
    16 They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms;
    17 That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?
    Revelation 12:7-13 King James Version (KJV)
    7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,
    8 And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.
    9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
    10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.
    11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.
    12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.
    13 And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child.
    Matthew 24:14 King James Version (KJV)
    14 And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.
    Revelation 20:1-3 King James Version (KJV)
    20 And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.
    2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,
    3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.
    Revelation 20:10 King James Version (KJV)
    10 And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.

  3. Sharia law must be outright barred it goes against our liberties and freedoms and Democracy itself -Is Non- Existent in any #Islamic Countries as we are most aware this political Supremacist ideology must be expunged from all Democracies

  4. Sharia law must be outright barred it goes against our liberties and freedoms and Democracy itself -Is Non- Existent in any #Islamic Countries as we are most aware this political Supremacist ideology must be expunged from all Democracies

  5. instead of teaching about how to be a Muslim trough studying the Holly book you find yourselves acting as bunch of fool’s. God is great but not a religion.

If sharia keeps spreading, you will not only be silenced by the media and big technology, you will be jailed - or worse. Speak while you can!

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