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Christian Converts In German Refugee Camps Growing In Number Despite Attacks By Muslim Refugees

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 11, 2017

Christian converts living in German refugee camps are reporting more cases of violent physical and verbal attacks from Muslim asylum seekers living among them.

But despite the huge personal risks involved, thousands more are converting from Islam to Christianity, Deutsche Welle reported, citing church leaders.

At the same time, the attacks on Christian converts have increased since 2015 even with fewer refugees entering Germany, according to the same German news outlet in a separate report.

Gottfried Martens, a pastor at the Protestant Trinity independent church in Berlin, revealed that with the increasing attacks on Christian converts, refugees who come to his congregation can no longer live in their shelters without being bothered by others.

“Right now we have five people with us who have been assaulted. One has lost some of his teeth and one of the others has a wound that had to be sewn up,” Martens said.

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He said German authorities are not doing anything to stop the attacks and harassments in the refugee camps. Most of the time, he said the security personnel even side with the attackers.

Martens said Christian converts are forced to secretly sneak out of the refugee camps to attend church services. They also hide the cross necklaces they receive after baptism, he added.

At the refugee camps, Muslim residents reportedly harass Christian converts with insults and accusations. There have been reported cases of Christians being threatened with death and openly attacked with knives by Muslims.

The Muslims openly conduct their intimidation and persecution campaign on their fellow Christian refugees, even scrawling messages like “It’s time to kill the non-believers” on the walls of the camps, reports said.

Christian converts are also discriminated against in the use of facilities like showers and bathrooms. For instance, the entrances to the facilities would have words like “The impure cannot enter,” according to Deutsche Welle.

In some cases, the death threats have actually been carried out. A 38-year-old Afghan mother, for instance, was recently stabbed to death by a “very religious” Afghan man, the report said.

Last year, Open Doors provided numbers to show the extent of persecution among Christian converts in German asylum centers.

In its report, the nonprofit Christian persecution watchdog said 617 of the 743 respondents included in its survey were assaulted multiple times, with 416 of them subjected to violent attacks, 314 received death threats, and 44 sexually assaulted.

Moreover, 674 respondents said the attacks were carried out against them by Muslims who were also refugees in the asylum center. Other respondents said the Muslim guards assaulted them.

Open Doors said the interviews it conducted among the Christian converts showed that the attacks were religiously motivated.

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Christian Converts Flee German Asylum Centres After Muslim Intimidation

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on February 25, 2016

“And once they have cleared the asylum centers they will move into Berlins streets where bit by bit they will drive out ALL the Christians.

WarOnChristiansChristian converts are being expelled from an asylum home in Berlin according to Junge Freiheit. Six Iranian Christians who were former Muslims themselves have fled the centre fearing for their safety and their lives. The incidents all occurred at a centre for migrants seeking asylum near the Tempelhof airport in the German capital.

One of the Iranians told German media, “we would read the Bible in our Twelve-bed room. Immediately, the Muslims come into the room to insult us, because we have converted from Islam to Christianity,” and one of the other victims of the abuse said, “suddenly seventy people stood in front of us called us names and said they wanted to beat us. We were afraid for our lives!”

According to reports at the centre it took over 20 police officers and a K9 unit in order to stop the Muslim mob from committing acts of violence against the Christians.

The National director of the asylum centres admitted: “yes, there is harassment against Christians,” not just in Berlin but all across Germany and in many asylum homes.

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