In Egypt, calls for jizya—the tribute doctrinally demanded and historically collected from conquered infidels—are increasing day by day, by those who wish to be true to the words of Koran 9:29:
FrontPage Interview’s guest today is Raymond Ibrahim, an Islam expert and author of The Al Qaeda Reader. A Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center and Associate Fellow at the Middle East Forum, he writes frequently on all things Islamic, including Muslim persecution of Christians.
Raymond Ibrahim’s written testimony submitted for the record at Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission’s December 7 hearing titled “Under Threat: The Worsening Plight of Egypt’s Coptic Christians.”
Egypt’s Maspero massacre—where the military killed dozens of Christians protesting the destruction of their churches—dominates October’s persecution headlines. Facts and details concerning the military’s “crimes against humanity” are documented in this report, and include videos of armored-vehicles running over civilians, a catalog of lies and deceitful tactics employed by Egypt’s rulers and state media, and other matters overlooked in the West.
Mese particolarmente pieno di persecuzioni contro i Cristiani, lo scorso Settembre ha visto anche la pubblicazione, da parte del Segretario di Stato Americano, Hillary Clinton, del Rapporto Annuale sulla Libertà Religiosa Internazionale.
An especially busy month in the persecution of Christians in the Muslim world, September also witnessed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton release the Annual Report on International Religious Freedom. Ironically, aside from Iran and Sudan, none of the countries that habitually appear in this series were designated as “countries of particular concern,” defined by the State Department as countries that are “engaged in or tolerated particularly severe violations of religious freedom.”
Fino a che punto, il massacro di Maspero in Egitto, in cui l’esercito ha letteralmente falciato i Cristiani Copti che protestavano per la continua distruzione delle loro chiese, è un prodotto di un diffuso sentimento anti-Cristiano?
Lla cobertura mediática occidental a ignorado la reciente matanza de cristianos coptos en El Cairo, Egipto-en la que el gobierno militar mató a decenas de cristianos e hirieron a unos 300, fue, como se discutió anteriormente , deplorable.
by Raymond Ibrahim • Nov 3, 2011 at 1:27 pm Cross-posted from Jihad Watch Earlier we saw that Egypt’s Grand Mufti, Ali Gomaa, the nation’s second highest religious authority,categorized all Christians as “infidels” – a word that is much more complicated, and more damning, than the usual and casual translation of “non-believer.” We also saw that some […]
For a religion that is perpetually “misunderstood,” the consistency of Islam is remarkable. Consider how ostensibly diverse issues—complaints of “human rights” abuses at an American university and murder in an Egyptian classroom—are interconnected.