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Wednesday May 11, 2011 Hate Groups • Islam:
As she lay on the ground after being shot and then slashed with a machete by Muslim extremists, Dune James Rike looked into her husband’s tear-filled eyes and asked, “Is this the end between us, so we shall not be together again?”
Pastor James Musa Rike told Compass he held the hands of his dying, 35-year-old wife and told her, “Hold on to your faith in Jesus, and we shall meet and never part again.”
Wednesday May 4, 2011 Hate Groups • Islam • Pakistan:
Hundreds of Muslims in Gujranwala on Saturday attacked homes of Christians, a school and a Presbyterian church building after learning that police had released two Christians accused of “blasphemy” – amid reports of another alleged desecration of the Quran.
The riots compelled a large number of Christian families to flee, as they feared the kind of large-scale violence that occurred in Gojra on Aug. 1, 2009, when at least seven Christians were burned alive by Muslim mobs after the spread of a rumor of blasphemy.
Tuesday April 26, 2011 Hate Groups • Islam • RNB's Religion News Blog:
The Finsbury Park mosque in north London served as a “haven” for Islamic extremists
as the capital became a central hub in the worldwide movement of Muslim militants, US documents seen by WikiLeaks showed Monday.
The files, written by senior US military commanders at Guantanamo Bay, called the Finsbury Park mosque “an attack planning and propaganda production base” and named preachers Abu Qatada and Abu Hamza as key recruiters.
Tuesday March 8, 2011 Hate Groups • Islam • Kenya • Religious Persecution:
At least one Christian was killed and others injured when thousands of Islamic extremists set fire to 59 churches and at least 28 homes in western Ethiopia in the past five days, Christian leaders said.
More than 4,000 Christians in and around Asendabo, Jimma Zone have been displaced as a result of attacks that began on Wednesday (March 2) after Muslims accused a Christian of desecrating the Quran by tearing up a copy, sources said.
Monday March 7, 2011 Islam • RNB's Religion News Blog:
Religious leaders, community members and activists took to the streets Sunday in New York to protest upcoming congressional hearings, convened by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King, on “the radicalization of American Muslims.”
But do the hearing have the danger of portraying all Muslims and Islam as the enemy?
Wednesday March 2, 2011 Hate Groups • Islam • Pakistan • Religious Persecution:
Gumen have shot and killed Pakistan’s Minister for Minorities Shahbaz Bhatti, a Christian, who publicly challenged the country’s controversial blasphemy laws and demanded more rights for minority Christians in the mainly Islamic nation.
He was the only Christian in the cabinet.
Tuesday February 15, 2011 Hate Groups • Islam • RNB's Religion News Blog:
Police have arrested a man concerning alleged assaults on children at a mosque after viewing a Channel 4 documentary
screened on Monday.
Monday February 14, 2011 Hate Groups • Islam • Jemaah Islamiyah • RNB's Religion News Blog:
Indonesia’s best-known radical cleric went on trial Monday on fresh terrorism charges as the predominantly Muslim nation grappled with a jump in religious tensions and violence, the Associated Press reports.
Sunday February 13, 2011 Hate Groups • Islam • RNB's Religion News Blog:
Young Muslims are being taught extremist views in British mosques, an undercover investigation has found.
Wednesday February 9, 2011 Hate Groups • Islam • RNB's Religion News Blog:
Indonesian police stood guard outside churches Wednesday after a wave of religious hate crimes swept the mainly Muslim country, shocking civil society and sparking international concern.
Monday February 7, 2011 Ahmadiyya • Hate Groups • Islam • RNB's Religion News Blog:
Muslims extremists have attacked members of an heretical sect, killing three and injuring five others.
Thursday February 3, 2011 Hate Groups • Islam • RNB's Religion News Blog: Hate Groups • Islam • RNB's Religion News Blog:
Pakistan must immediately drop blasphemy charges against a teenager and let him out of jail, Human Rights Watch said.
Wednesday January 19, 2011 Hate Groups • Islam • RNB's Religion News Blog:
Tuesday January 18, 2011 al-Shabab | Al Shabaab • Hate Groups • Islam • Religious Persecution:
A mother of four was killed for her Christian faith on Jan. 7 on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia by Islamic extremists
from al Shabaab
militia, a relative said.
Al Shabaab insurgents control much of southern and central Somalia and have embarked on a campaign to rid the country of its hidden Christian population.
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