Posts Tagged ‘Genocide’

Christian persecution: Media and Government soft on truth Comments 0

Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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Governments and media in Western countries have been too scared to point out widespread persecution of Christians. The comments were made to Newshub by Former Massey University Professor and religious history expert Peter Lineham. “Western countries, with the exception of the USA, are sensitive about their Muslim minorities feeling as though things are loaded against Read more

Persecution of Christians close to genocide Comments 0

Monday, May 6th, 2019

The persecution of Christians is at near genocide levels in some parts of the world, says an interim report ordered by British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt. The review estimates that one in three people suffer from religious persecution. Of these, Christians are the most persecuted. Hunt says he thinks “political correctness” has played a part Read more

Christian genocide results in 6,000 deaths since January Comments 0

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Christian genocide has led to the murder of about 6,000 Nigerians since January. Most of the dead are women and children. Hard on the heels of the murder of 238 Christians in Plateau State the weekend before last, a church, hospital and some 17 houses were torched in a central Nigerian village during an hour-long Read more

“A soldier cut off her breast”: Rohingya survivors recount atrocities Comments 0

Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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The mass exodus of the Rohingya from Myanmar became international news in August of 2017. But the military’s campaign against the Rohingyas, a Muslim minority in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, actually began years earlier — and since 2012, a small network of citizen activists have been risking their lives to secretly film its impact. Their harrowing footage, and the Read more

Down’s syndrome abortions: genocide Archbishop tells UN Comments 0

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Aborting a child because it has Down’s syndrome violates human rights and can be considered genocide. “Here at the United Nations (UN) there is much sincere talk and normally passionate action to fight against unjust discrimination,” said Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Vatican nuncio to the United Nations. He pointed to a double standard when he appeared Read more

Nazi genocide research leads to priest’s award Comments 0

Monday, October 30th, 2017

A French priest has received a human rights award for research uncovering millions of previously unaccounted-for Nazi genocide victims. Father Patrick Desbois was awarded the Lantos Foundation’s Human Rights Prize last week for being a “vital voice standing up for the values of decency, dignity, freedom, and justice.” The prize is named after a Holocaust Read more

Pope begged for forgiveness for Rwanda genocide Comments 0

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

The Pope has begged the Rwandan President Paul Kagame  for forgiveness for the Catholic Church’s part in the 1994 Rwanda genocide. Francis said the Vatican acknowledges the church was in part to blame for the genocide, as were some Catholic priests and nuns. He said these priests and nuns had “succumbed to hatred and violence, betraying Read more

Anniversary of ISIS genocide marked Comments 0

Monday, March 20th, 2017

The anniversary of ISIS crimes being recognised as genocide was marked in the US with a gathering of the Genocide Coalition: lawmakers advocates and survivors. On 17 March last year, former Secretary of State John F. Kerry, said ISIS (IS, Islamic State, Daesh) “is responsible for genocide against groups in areas under its control, including Read more

Rwanda’s genocide – apology from Catholic Church for its role Comments 0

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Rwanda’s genocide of 1994 resulted in over 800,000 deaths. Most were ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus. Their killers were extremist Hutus who were Catholic Church members. They planned, helped with and carried out the genocide. The Rwanda Conference of Catholic Bishops has just admitted and apologised for its role in the massacres. “We apologize for Read more

Iraq & Syria: genocide of Christian communities Comments 0

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

A young boy, 10 years old or so, faces the camera. Like many young boys, he is happy to be interviewed. This is war-torn Iraq, however, so he tells of the day ISIS came to his village. He starts to recount, horror after horror, what took place. It is hard to accept that one so Read more