Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • July’s Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin recounts significant worldwide persecution of Christians by Muslims and others. This month’s report covers incidents in: Luxor, Egypt Minya, Egypt Bangladesh France Iran Nepal Nigeria Syria Yemen In addition, we include the latest news on gravely ill Christian prisoner Maryam Naghash Zargaran in Iran. Read all of the persecution news in […]

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  • From Elizabeth Kendal– Shortly before midnight on Friday 15 July a faction within the Turkish military and Gendarmerie seized control of strategic locations in Istanbul and Ankara. Subsequently, Turkish fighter jets fired at the National Intelligence Organisation, the Presidential Palace and the National Assembly. Soldiers seized control of the national broadcaster, forcing the presenter to […]

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  • Despite government efforts to control Nigeria’s Boko Haram, the Islamic terror group’s persecution of northern Nigerian Christians continues to grow more severe as it and other Muslim groups seek to establish and enforce sharia law. Sharia is a complex patchwork of laws and restrictions that all Muslims agree is an important part of their faith, […]

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  • Violence by Muslims against Egypt’s indigenous Christian Copts is escalating at an alarming rate, and pogroms are being triggered by mere rumour.   The post-Friday-prayers pogrom in al-Karam Village, Minya Province, on 20 May was triggered by the rumour that an elderly Coptic woman’s son was in a relationship with a Muslim woman. The Coptic […]

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  • A young woman in Libya who converted from Islam to Christianity is deceived by her family, then beaten by Muslim religious leaders and pressured to enter into a polygamous marriage with one of them. Maizah’s family moved from Libya to Egypt in 2011. That’s when Maizah met a Christian neighbor, who invited her to come […]

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  • The violent spirit of Islam lashes out through murder against Christians and non-Muslims in Bangladesh. In recent weeks, Bangladesh has suffered a spate of Muslim against non-Muslim attacks. On June 5, Sunil Gomez, a grocery store owner, was hacked to death in front of his store. He was a Christian. The attack was claimed by […]

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  • Ramadan day 30: Pray for the deliverance of Muslims from the bondage of their belief system that tyrannizes every aspect of their lives. Today marks the end of Ramadan 2016. Muhammad said that during Ramadan “the gates of the heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed and the devils are chained” (Sahih […]

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  • Ramadan Day 29: Muslims are in bondage to a religion that fears personal liberty   Today is the next-to-last day of Ramadan. It also happens to be a special day in my country where we celebrate the freedom we have to work and live as we see fit. Although individual liberty can be (and is) […]

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  • Ramadan Day 28: Muslims are in bondage to a religion that makes allowance for sex trafficking   Around 84,000 women and girls are trafficked for sex in Tehran, Iran…a city only a little smaller than New York City. Islamic leaders are active in the industry, selling young girls to men in Bangladesh and Pakistan. Child […]

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  • Ramadan Day 27: Muslims are in bondage to ignorance of what the Bible says.   Fatima was 26 years old when she was brutally killed by her Saudi Arabian family. Her brother had found her journal and discovered that she had left Islam. Her family found out that she was active on internet chat forums, […]

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