A human rights group recently published photos documenting the Islamic State's fanatical and virulent hate for Christians -- even dead ones. The photos show the Christian cemetery of Qarqoosh, Iraq that was vandalized by the Islamic group. Among other things, the jihadis opened coffins and desecrated the remains of the dead-- in the picture below, by snapping off the head of … [Read more...]
Note: The following is a book review of The Last Supper: The Plight of Christians in Arab Lands, by Klaus Wivel. A shorter version of the review first appeared in the Middle East Quarterly (Fall, 2016, vol. 23, no. 4).Danish journalist Klaus Wivel is to be commended for shedding light on an important but ignored topic, the plight of present-day, Arabic-speaking … [Read more...]
In the following video clip, Islamic State members are seen hurling four people, one by one, to their deaths -- all to triumphant shouts of "Allahu Akbar!" The video was likely made last summer in Mosul according to local sources. Throwing people off rooftops is an Islamic punishment often reserved for homosexuals.