This is our archive of news items tagged Islamism.

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Muslim Extremists in Sudan Threaten to Target Christians

Sudan Muslim extremists have sent text messages to at least 10 church leaders in Khartoum saying they are planning to target Christian leaders, buildings and institutions.

Church leaders said they fear more persecution as they and their flocks become targets of local Islamists. [Read more...]

Nigerian Army Said to Help in Slaughter of Christians

Nigeria Muslim extremists with the alleged help of Nigerian army personnel killed 24 Christians this month in central Nigeria’s Plateau state, area sources said.

Plateau Gov. Jonah Jang called for immediate withdrawal of the Nigerian army because, he said, Muslims in the army have taken sides with Islamist assailants. [Read more...]

Indonesia jails victim of attack on Ahmadi sect

Ahmadiyah attacked by Muslims An Indonesian man wounded when Muslim hate criminals attacked members of his minority Islamic sect was sentenced Monday to six months in jail, more than some of the actual attackers who were caught on video.

It is part of a pattern of abuse against followers of the Ahmadiyya sect. [Read more...]

No shame for religious killings in Indonesian town

Islam When Dani bin Misra was released from prison last week after serving just three months for smashing in the skull of a member of a Muslim sect, this conservative Indonesian town let out a triumphant cry. “He’s a hero!” Rasna bin Wildan said of the teenage killer. [Read more...]

GOP hopeful Herman Cain: Communities have right to ban mosques

Islam Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said Sunday that communities should be able to prevent the construction of mosques in their neighborhoods.

Cain said his view doesn’t amount to religious discrimination because he says Muslims are trying to inject Shariah law into the U.S. [Read more...]