First off I know the politicians say how Extremists kill more Muslims than non-Muslims. Of course but it does not mean Muslims like Christians either,
they are being oppressed or even stopped in their tracks before they even get a chance to become free thinking Christians.
I found this article that I find very true, it tells what I know through research in a better descriptive light and has done most of the work for me
if I had to construct an in-depth thread about this.
The Bible tells how Christian persecution will come about and why, it will happen and does happen, history shows it will always be like this, but now
the world is global and the agenda could not be more simple in erasing the memory of the Bible and Christ, already we have the 1.2 Billion Muslims who
deny them and would love to kill a Muslim converted to Christianity, then we have 2 billion Chinese who cannot have a religious freedom, then another
Billion in India who along with the triangle of hate and large numbers squeeze out the minority Christian populace.
The Spiritual Satanic Global agenda is this, destroy the Jews and Israel, kill the Christians and no doubt the world would be happy if Christianity
was out of the way, this will be a majority point of view, they will use Muslims to water down the beliefs of the west, they will be used to ban
crosses, convert churches to Mosques like here they do in the UK, make laws to bring your freedoms to court and intimidate people of their own host
country as we see in many newspapers and videos across the internet.
Then you have the Politically Correct madness going on, who would rather give their all in changing their culture for the sake of another in fear of
coursing offence and even the fear they could be a target.
Yet who is pollitically correct in Saudi Arabia China or Pakistan or India or even in some African countries of Christians who want to spread the love
of God and not the intolerant version of God?
No doubt some people on ATS might sound like Christianity should be banned or make threads against it because it is easy to do as you won't be
persecuted for it.
In every corner of the globe, Christians are being shot, burned, hanged, tortured and even stuffed into metal shipping containers. Christian
clergy are being marked for assassination around the world, hundreds of churches are being burned to the ground along with scores of homes and
businesses owned by Christians. Dozens of nations across the globe have now passed strict anti-conversion laws in an attempt to stifle the spread of
Christianity. In the countries where Christians are not yet facing physical persecution, they still must deal with open discrimination, lawsuits and
increasing ridicule. Christianity is now the most hated and most persecuted religion on the plant. The reality is that the words that Jesus spoke in
John 15:18 ring truer today than ever: "If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first."
Of course China is no friend to any religion.
Chinese authorities have conducted a crackdown on "illegal" Christian churches in recent months that church leaders are calling the harshest in
years. Christians in China are required to worship in "churches" run by state-controlled organizations, and Christians who attempt to worship on
their own are brutally persecuted.
Recently, hundreds of government police and hired thugs descended on a megachurch that served approximately 50,000 worshippers, smashing doors and
windows, seizing Bibles and sending dozens of worshippers to hospitals with serious injuries. The co-pastors of the church are in prison and police
vehicles remain parked on virtually every corner of the neighborhood where the church is located. Scenes such as this are regularly being repeated
all over China as the Communist government seeks to eliminate all religion that is not government-sanctioned.
Of course but in Paris you have Muslims blocking roads off for outside prayer and turning streets into no go zone areas and businesses have to do
without for two hours or more but you go to Eritea and the these old women are like the baddies.
In a story that recently made headlines all over the world, thirty elderly women in Eritrea were arrested for simply praying together. But the truth
is that this is just the latest episode in an ongoing persecution of Christians that is beyond brutal.
Eritrea is half Muslim (mostly Sunni) and half Christian (mostly Oriental Orthodox). In May 2002 the regime banned all religion except
state-approved Islam, Eritrean (Oriental) Orthodox, Roman Catholicism and Lutheranism. The banned mission churches, independent fellowships and
Protestants account for some 20,000 believers. In January 2006, the regime forcefully took over the administration of the Eritrean Orthodox Church
(EOC) and arrested those who protested. There is a renewal movement inside the EOC known as 'Medhane Alem' and dozens of its leaders also have been
arrested, accused of heresy. Because Eritrea has absolutely no freedom of expression and no independent media, information on the persecuted church
can only be leaked out at great personal risk.
Today some 3,000 Eritrean Christians are imprisoned for their faith. Some are in underground and solitary cells whilst some are in 'secret' prisons
for the 'disappeared'. However, most are herded into unventilated shipping containers in the desert where dysentery and inf ectious diseases go
untreated. Torture is routine.
Of course the UK and Europe harbour preachers of hate, the Mosques are save havens for extreamism but have some Cleargy telling the truth or being in
the wrong country and it is a social death penalty.
Assassinations Of Clergy
Increasingly, Christian clergy are being targeted for assassination all over the world. The following are just a few of the recent examples....
*A Russian priest that had been highly critical of Islam has been assassinated inside his own church.
*Leftist guerrillas in Colombia brutally executed a Christian pastor just outside his own home.
*Two masked members of the al-Shabaab Muslim militia shot and killed a Christian pastor in Somalia as
Of course India is no different in some cases, the religious struggle continues if not become worse in this century.
Persecution of Christians in India is getting so bad that India actually made International Christian Concern's Hall of Shame.
According to the ICC, 2008 was particularly bad, with "wave after wave of highly coordinated Hindu raids" that resulted in "the worst outbreak of
anti-Christian violence in its recent history."
The statistics that the ICC quotes regarding the outbreak of persecution in India are sobering....
"In all, more than 100 Christians are confirmed dead, 4,000 homes have burned down, and over 50,000 Christians have fled their homes."
People on ATS should know about Egypt by now and the treatment of coptics there.
Hundreds of Muslim villagers in southern Egypt recently burned and looted scores of Christian-owned shops. Christians in Egypt live in a constant
state of fear and thousands are being forced to relocate. In fact, the forced deportation of Egyptian Christians from their homes by the government
in order to "protect" them is rapidly increasing.
Honour killings related to change of religion still happens in 2010 because maybe someone is stuck in AD 666.
Saudi Arabia, of course, strictly forbids the conversion of any Muslim to Christianity. The penalty for conversion is death. Back in 2008, The
daughter of a man who works for Saudi Arabia's religious police became a Christian after she joined an Internet chat group. He responded by cutting
out her tongue and burning her to death.
In Europe it is more than that really, anti Christianity and political correctness is spreading everywhere and even Chatholic Italy has to put their
The United Kingdom and Europe
All across Europe, "anti-proselytising" laws are being passed. Not only that, but other laws are being adopted that force Christians to deny their
beliefs. For example, the U.K. government is being forced by the European Commission to eliminate exemptions that allow churches to refuse to employ
Korea is not exactly known for its human rights and the world does not trust them when they go Nuclear, the same Iran.
North Korea is one of the most brutally repressive governments in the history of mankind. Tonight more than 200,000 Christians will try to stay warm
in horrific North Korean labor camps.
Then the Communist guard shouted directly at the adult Christians, "Deny Christ, or we will hang your children." The young girl looked up at her
mother. She gripped her and knowing how much her mom loved her. her mother then leaned down. With confidence and peace she whispered, "Today, my
love, I will see you in heaven."
All of the children were hanged.
Remember how Jesus was treated, then I can imagine on a global scale the same will happen in the same ways as the Bible predicts on an individual
basis like how Jesus was before Pilate and how a murderer was set free in his place.
[edit on 17-12-2009 by The time lord]