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Washington Times Entrevista Raymond Ibrahim sobre a Perseguição Muçulmana aos Cristãos

Fonte/Source: Washington Times Interviews Raymond Ibrahim on Muslim Persecution of Christians | Raymond Ibrahim Nota de Raymond Ibrahim: Cheryl Wetzstein do Washington Times me entrevistou ontem a respeito da perseguição de Cristãos em terras Muçulmanas, especialmente no contexto da Nigéria. A entrevista foi publicada (ontem) no final do dia. Veja a seguir: “Eleições na Nigéria colocam Cristãos em [...]

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1,000 CHURCHES DESTROYED! Fear of More Muslim Attacks on Christianity Escalate During Nigerian Election

By Abigail James Catholic Online Muslim persecution of Christians is unfortunately not something new for those in Nigeria, a population made up of half Muslim and half Christian people. Their upcoming presidential election awakens more fear in Nigerian Christians; the outcome of the election can put them in danger of more Muslim attacks. LOS ANGELES, CA [...]

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Christians Burned Alive: Where’s the Outrage?

Powerline By John Hinderaker From Pakistan, another in a long series of horrifying news stories: because of a (presumably false) rumor that they had burned pages of a Koran, a Christian couple was burned alive by a mob of Muslims: Sajjad Maseeh, 27, and his wife Shama Bibi, 24, were set upon by at least 1,200 [...]

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Western Sleepwalkers and the Paris Massacre

FrontPage Magazine By Bruce Thornton The jihadist murderers are dead, after killing five more Parisians, but many Westerners, long drugged by bad ideas and received wisdom, continue to sleepwalk through the war against jihadism. This means that after all the brave words and feel-good marches, little significant action will be taken to prevent such atrocities [...]

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Egypt’s New President Blasts Islamic Extremists

Newsmax By Todd Beamon In a bold yet little-reported speech, The President of Egypt has directly confronted Islamic leaders in his country and challenged them to stand against extremism in their religion. “We are in need of a religious revolution,” President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi told imams on New Years Day at al-Azhar University in Cairo. The [...]

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After Paris Attacks, 7 Questions Being Asked about Islam

CNN By Daniel Burke Paris. Nigeria. Pakistan. Australia. Somalia. Turkey. Iraq. Canada. All are sites that suffered attacks committed by Muslim extremists in recent months. Expand the time frame, and the list lengthens. Even as the vast majority of Muslims condemn terrorism, the frequency and cruelty of the assaults have led many people to ask tough questions about the faith. Here [...]

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Distinguished Pol of the Week

Washington Post By Jennifer Rubin It was a harrowing and eventful week. In the midst of the horrific killings in France, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi gave a speech which, via a translation from Raymond Ibrahim’s Web site, included this: It’s inconceivable that the thinking that we hold most sacred should cause the entire umma [Islamic world] [...]

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The Real Lesson of Charlie Hebdo

PJ Media By Roger Kimball As the world endeavors to digest the savage massacre of 12 innocent people in Paris by French Muslims, it is worth stepping back to remember that the last week or so has also seen the publication of two important manifestos by prominent Muslims. Both manifestos, though in different ways, are [...]

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Raising Questions Within Islam After France Shooting

New York Times By David Kirkpatrick Pakistani students read the Quran and prayed last month for the victims of a Taliban attack on a school that left 132 children and nine staff members dead. CreditRizwan Tabassum/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images CAIRO — Islamist extremists behead Western journalists in Syria, massacre thousands of Iraqis, murder 132 Pakistani schoolchildren, [...]

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Jonah Goldberg: Islam Reformer Being Ignored

USA Today By Jonah Goldberg The slaughter in Paris Wednesday shocks the conscience but hardly shocks the intellect. In other words, no one is surprised that Muslim extremists are capable of doing this sort of thing. And nearly everyone expected in the early moments of this story that the culprits would be revealed to be Islamic extremists. [...]

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