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More Than 500 Ethiopian Christians Slaughtered by Muslims | ከ፭መቶ በላይ ተዋሕዶ ክርስቲያኖች ተገድለዋል

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on September 6, 2020

በግራኝ መንግስትና ባለሥልጣናቱ ድጋፍ በተካሄዱት በደንብ የተቀናጁ ግድያዎች ከ፭፻/ 500 በላይ ክርስቲያኖች ኦሮሚያ በተሰኘው ሲዖል መገደላቸውን በርናባስ ፈንድየተባለው ታዋቂ የክርስቲያን ዕርዳታ እና ተሟጋች ቡድን አሳወቀ።

👉 የሙስሊም ታጣቂዎች ኦሮሚያ በተባለው የኢትዮጵያ ክልል ውስጥ ነፍሰ ጡር ሴቶችን ፣ ሕፃናትን እና መላው ቤተሰቦችን ጨምሮ በብዙ መቶዎች የሚቆጠሩ ክርስቲያኖችን ገድለዋል።

👉 አጥቂዎቹ በተለምዶ ሙስሊም ከሆነው የኦሮሞ ብሄረሰብ ተወላጆች ናቸው።

👉 የአከባቢው ክርስትያኖች እና የእርዳታ ሰራተኞች እንዳሉት ታጣቂዎቹ በክርስቲያን ቤተሰቦች ላይ ከቤት ወደ ቤት እየተዘዋወሩ ለማጥቃት ሽጉጥ ፣ ሜንጫ ፣ ጎራዴ እና ጦር የያዙ መኪኖችን ይዘው ነበር የመጡት።

👉 በደንብ መረጃ ያለው የበርናባስ ፈንድ በሰጠው መግለጫ “ኦሮሞዎቹ ክርስቲያኖችን ብቻ እየፈለጉ አረዷቸው” ብሏል ፡፡ “ሕፃናት ልጆች ወላጆቻቸውን በጭካኔ በሜንጫ ተቀልተው ሲገደሉ ለማየት ተገድደዋል።”

👉 ኦሮሞ በአላህ ብቻ የሚያምን ሙስሊም ነው፤ ክርስትና በኦሮሚያ አይፈቀድም ተብለውና ክርስቲያኖቹ በክርስቶስ ያላቸውን እምነት ለመካድ ፈቃደኛ ባለመሆናቸውና ማሕተባቸውን አንበጥስም በማለታቸው አንገታቸው ተቆርጧል።

👉 በጸጥታ ሥጋት ምክኒያት ስማቸው ያልተጠቀሰ አንድ ኢትዮጵያዊ ክርስቲያን መሪ ፣ በጅምላ ግድያው/ጀነሳይዱ ዓለም አቀፍ ምርመራ እንዲደረግ ጥሪ አቅርበዋል።

👉 የአከባቢው ምስክሮች እንዳሉት ግድያው ሲፈፀም ፖሊስ በገዳዮች አጠገብ እያለ ዝም ብሎ ይመለከት ነበር።

👉 ከግድያው በተጨማሪ የክርስቲያኖች የንግድ ቤቶች እና ቤቶች በኦሮሞ ሙስሊሞች ተቃጥለዋል ፣ ተደምስሰዋል ወይም በሌላ መንገድ ወድመዋል ሲል በርናባስ ፈንድ አስታውሷል። በንብረት ላይ በቢሊዮኖች የሚቆጠር ዶላር ጉዳት ደርሷል።

👉 የኢትዮጵያ ክርስቲያኖች በዓለም ዙሪያ የሚገኙ የእምነት አጋሮቻቸው ግድያውን ለማስቆም አፋጣኝ እርምጃ እንዲወስዱ በኢትዮጵያ ኤምባሲዎች ላይ ጫና እንዲያደርጉ አሳስበዋል።

👉 መንግስት ኢንተርኔት እያጠፋ መረጃዎች እንዳይወጡ በማድረግ ላይ ነው፤ ጭፍጨፋው አሁንም ቀጥሏል። ብዙዎች አሁንም በፍርሃት ይኖራሉ። የቤተ ክርስቲያን አባቶች አካባቢዎቹን ጎብኝተዋል። ካህናት ከተጎጂዎች ቤተሰቦች ጋር በአካል ተገኘተው አሰቃቂ የሆኑትን ዜናዎችን በመስማት በታላቅ ሃዘን ሲያለቅሱ ታይተዋል።

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At Least 500 Ethiopian Christians Reported Slaughtered in Relentless Door-To-Door Attacks Since June

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Muslim militants have killed hundreds of Christians, including pregnant women, children, and whole families in Ethiopia’s most populous regional state, aid workers told BosNewsLife.

The coordinated killings of more than 500 Christians in Oromia reportedly began after famous Oromo singer Hachallu Hundessa was shot dead June 29 while driving on the outskirts of the nation’s capital Addis Ababa.

The attackers are from the Oromo ethnic group, which has traditionally been Muslim, “explained Barnabas Fund, a Christian aid and advocacy group. “They are members of Qeerroo (meaning, “bachelors”), an Oromo male youth movement, “Barnabas Fund added.

Local Christians and aid workers said the militants arrived in cars armed with guns, machetes, swords, and spears for door-to-door attacks on Christian households.

They “sought out and slaughtered Christians,” said well-informed Barnabas Fund in a statement. “Children were forced to witness their parents being brutally murdered with machetes.”

BEHEADED FOR FAITH

Among those killed were Oromo Orthodox Christians and believers from other ethnic backgrounds, several Christian sources said. At least one Oromo Orthodox Christian was reportedly beheaded for refusing to deny his faith in Christ.

The militants killed him while tearing off the thread around his neck that is worn by many Ethiopian Christians as a sign of their baptism, Christians said.

His widow told Barnabas in a statement: “The attackers said that it is only he or she who prostrates with us before Allah for prayer, which is considered an Oromo.”

An Ethiopian Christian leader, who was not named amid security concerns, called for an international inquiry into the mass slayings. The leader and other Christians were not immediately identified amid security concerns.

But Barnabas regional contacts confirmed attacks in numerous towns such as Arsi Negele, Ziway, Shashemane, Gedeb Asasa, Kofele, Dodola, Adaba, Robe, Goba, Bale Agarfa, Chiro, Harar, Dire Dawa, Adama, Dera, Asela, and Kembolcha, reaching to the far south-east and east of the African nation.

LISTS OF CHRISTIANS

Some of the Qeerroo fighters held lists of Christians and were helped by local authorities, often run by Muslims in the Oromia region,” Barnabas Fund explained. They used the lists “to find individuals, particularly those actively involved in supporting the Church,” the group said.

Local witnesses said that police stood by and watched as the murders unfolded. However, Barnabas Fund also noted that in Bale Agarfa area, “some Christians were saved by the intervention of courageous local Muslims who risked their own lives to protect them.”

Besides the killings, Christians’ business premises and houses were burnt, vandalized, or otherwise destroyed by the extremists, Barnabas Fund recalled. “Billions of dollars of damage was caused to property, including businesses owned by internationally renowned Christian athlete, Haile Gebreselassie, in Ziway and Shashamahe towns.”

The severity of the atrocities shocked local witnesses. In Dera, a witness reportedly described how killers desecrated corpses by “dancing and singing, carrying the chopped or hacked body parts of those they slaughtered.”

Another witness reported how the hacked bodies of an elderly Christian couple, who were beaten to death in their home, were dragged through the streets in Gedeb Asasa.

MANY ARE TRAUMATISED

Thousands of traumatized survivors have fled for their lives, including orphaned children, and many are being sheltered in churches and community centers,” Barnabas Fund told Worthy News.

A regional contact was quoted as saying: “Many still live in fear. Christian leaders from all denominations visited the areas. I watched news where priests and pastors physically wept in tears while listened to horrors from the victims’ families.”

The Ethiopian government reportedly suspended the internet in the region for several weeks in an “attempt to reduce incitement” to violence through social media channels.

But Christians say government security forces have been slow to intervene to halt the mass killings.

Christians compared the increase in murders to the period that led to the Rwandan genocide of hundreds of thousands of people in 1994.

VIOLENCE STILL CONTINUES

Though police detained thousands, including local officials implicated in the attacks, violence continues. Local Christians say “targeted genocide” of Christians by militants continued in the south, south-east, and east of Addis Ababa.

Ethiopian Christians have urged fellow believers worldwide to pressure Ethiopian embassies to take immediate action to end the killings.

Barnabas Fund told Worthy News that these are no isolated incidents. “High-profile Oromo media mogul, Jawar Mohammed, provoked unrest in Ethiopia in October 2019 when he criticized the government in tweets to his supporters. Violent protests ensued, leading to 67 deaths,” it recalled.

Around the same time, two pastors were beheaded in Sebeta, in the Oromia region to the south-east of Addis Ababa. A Barnabas contact added that many churches were burnt that year,” Barnabas Fund said.

Since September 2018, violent ethnic clashes have led to some two million Ethiopians becoming internally displaced, according to Christian aid workers

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Who Is Truly ‘Terrorized’: America’s Blacks or Islam’s Christians?

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 3, 2020

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Two themes permeate much of the discourse surrounding ongoing riots: that racism in America, particularly against blacks, is “systemic” and that any show of force against the “protesters” — many of whom are simply criminals, looters, and thugs out to capitalize on a tragedy — is more proof of America’s ingrained racism and intolerance.

Wonderfully encapsulating these two points is Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). In a recent interview, she asserted that “we are living in a country that has truly for a long time brutalized African-Americans, from slavery, to lynching, to Jim Crow, to mass incarceration and now to police brutality.” As for the rioters, they “were terrorized,” Omar claims, “by the presence of tanks, by the presence of the National Guard and the militarized police.”

Let’s respond to these two charges of “brutalization” and “terrorization” by way of analogy — say, by looking at how minorities are treated (including vis-à-vis tanks) in nations where Omar’s religion permeates, which is to say in Muslim nations. Egypt is a perfect example, as its non-Muslim minority, the Christian Copts, make for about the same percentage of the general population that blacks do in America: 15%.

Back in 2011, and due to nonstop attacks on their churches — whether from local authorities that demolish “unlicensed” churches or from Muslim mobs that burn down recognized ones — Egypt’s Christians held a demonstration in Maspero. By any stretch of the imagination — and especially compared to what’s happening now in the U.S. — their protest was orderly and peaceful. It was, after all, actually about ending discrimination against Christians and their churches, not capitalizing against weak leaders.

The Egyptian government responded by initiating what came to be known as the “Maspero Massacre“: it sent out troops — including snipers — and tanks against the peaceful demonstrators. In the end, dozens of Christians were murdered in cold blood, many by being intentionally run over and mangled by tanks. Hundreds were wounded. All the Obama White House did at the time is call “for restraint on all sides” — as if Egypt’s unarmed Christian minority needed to “restrain” itself against the nation’s military.

The Maspero Massacre is just the tip of the iceberg for Egypt’s Christians, who openly experience discrimination and persecution in a myriad of ways, from not getting the best or administrative jobs to getting killed by fellow policemen and soldiers for being “infidels.” (Only “spectacular” terrorist attacks — such as the bombing of their churches and killing of dozens of Christians — ever get noticed by the “mainstream media.”) None of this is surprising, considering that Egypt’s constitution (Article 2) makes clear that “Islam is the religion of the state” and that “Islamic Sharia” — which is inherently discriminatory if not downright hostile to non-Muslims — is the “main source of legislation.”

The plight of Egypt’s Copts is representative of the plight of all Christians throughout the Muslim world — where both discrimination and outright persecution are systemic, not to mention endemic. If you doubt this, see my “Muslim Persecution of Christians” series and witness the nonstop discrimination, persecution, and carnage committed — quite often in the name of Islam — by “everyday” Muslims, including their governments, against Christians. Each monthly report — there are currently well over a hundred, stretching back to July 2011 — contains a dozen or so atrocities, most of which if committed by Christians against Muslims would receive 24/7 blanket coverage.

Despite all this — despite the fact that 38 of the 50 nations that persecute and terrorize as many as 260 million Christians are Islamic — curiously, no Muslim has begun a “Christian Lives Matter” movement.

Indeed, and to return to Ilhan Omar, her Islamic homeland of Somalia is widely considered the third worst nation in the entire world in its horrific and ideologically driven butchery of Christians (Egypt in comparison is ranked #16). Yet, instead of using her prominent position as a member of congress to draw attention to and help the non-Muslims of Somalia, she is busy projecting what her homeland does to its minorities onto America.

Meanwhile, it’s only because the U.S. Constitution does not base freedom and equality on race or religion that Omar — a Muslim woman from Africa — could become a member of Congress in the first place. It’s also why countless other blacks and non-white minorities come to and have achieved great success and social mobility in America: here, everyone stands equal before the law.

Does that mean that American society is perfect, that there is no racism or discrimination whatsoever? Of course not. No nation — because no individual human — is perfect. That said, things don’t get a whole lot better than this. They only get worse — potentially much, much worse.

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After Syria Islamic Jihadists Allied Themselves with Protestants Against Ancient Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 4, 2019

Islamic Jihad against Ethiopian Christians Spreading Dramatically

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Jihadists Rape, Stone Armenian Christian Woman to Death in Syria

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 18, 2019

የኢልሃን ኦማር ጂሃዳውያን ወንድሞች የስልሳ ዓመቷን አርሜኒያዊት ክርስቲያን እህታችንን ለዘጠኝ ሰዓታት ያህል እየተፈራረቁ ያለማቋረጥ በወሲብ ከደፈሯት በኋላ በድንጋይ ወግረው ገደሏት። ነፍሷን ከደጋጎቹ ቅዱሳን ጎን በአፀደ ገነት ያሳርፍልን!

Christian and human rights groups reported over the last week that the 60-year-old Suzan Der Kirkour was found dead outside of her village, al-Yaqoubiyeh.

Islamic terrorists from the Jihadist organization Jabhat al-Nusra stoned to death an Armenian Christian woman living in the Syrian province of Idlib.

Christian and human rights groups reported over the last week that the 60-year-old Suzan Der Kirkour was found dead outside of her village, al-Yaqoubiyeh.

According to the website of International Christian Concern (ICC), “An autopsy revealed that Suzan was tortured and repeatedly raped over an estimated period of nine hours. She was then stoned to death.”

The French Christian humanitarian organization SOS Chrétien’s d’Orient, wrote that “cruel was her ordeal. The reality is just as much… (a) virgin at sixty, she died under the repeated assaults of the jihadists of al-Nusra.”

The autopsy reveals that Suzan had been subjected to repeated rape since the afternoon of Monday (the 8th) until early Tuesday morning, only hours before her discovery. As a martyr, she is joined in heaven by thousands of Christian brothers, who died in the arena of barbarism,” SOS Chrétien’s d’Orient added.

SOS Chrétiens d’Orient describes itself as a non-political NGO that works “in the heart of the secured areas of the Middle East. It’s young and dynamic members, work on a 24/7 basis the field supporting the Christians of the East, whether Orthodox or Catholic, providing concrete and humanitarian material aid.”

ICC wrote that Suzan worked as a gardener and Arabic teacher. After her retirement, she was a volunteer at the Kneye Village Church “where she helped youth achieve their baccalaureate.”

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የዋቄዮ-አላህ ጂሃድ “በኦሮሚያ” | በሮቤ ባሌ የነበረ የመካነ እየሱስ ቸርች ሕንጻ እንዲዘጋ ታዘዘ

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 18, 2019

ቸርቹ ለአሥር ዓመት ያህል ጴንጤዎችን ሲያገለግል ነበር። አሁን እንዲዘጋ የታዘዘው ጩኽት ፈጥራችኋል የአካባቢውን ነዋሪዎች ረብሻችኋል በሚል ክስ ነው። ዜናውን ያቀበለን ይህ ድህረገጽ ነው፦

https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/

ድህረገጹ ካወጣቸው አንዳንድ መረጃዎች መካከል፦

If noise is the problem, Protestant churches cannot be the first to be accused of sound pollution. Other religious institutions use much more powerful sound systems all over the country. Noise from mosques and Ethiopian Orthodox churches can be heard throughout the day and even at night.

የድምፅ ብክለትን ስለፈጠራችሁ ነው ብለው የሚወንጅሉን ለምንድ ነው? ሌሎች የሀይማኖት ተቋማትም እኮ በመላዋ ሀገሪቱ በጣም ኃይለኛ የሆኑ የድምፅ አሰራሮችን ይጠቀማሉ፤ መስጂዶች እና የኢትዮጵያ ኦርቶዶክስ አብያተክርስቲያናት ቀኑን ሙሉ እና በምሽት ላይም ድምጽ ያሰማሉ።”

It’s not only the state’s Protestant churches that face problems. Some Ethiopian Orthodox churches have reported an increase in difficulties, World Watch Monitor was told. In Woliso, 120km southwest of Addis Ababa, authorities are reported to have confiscated church land and handed it to followers of the increasingly powerful Wakefeta African Traditional Religion.

ችግር የሚገጥማቸው የክልሉ ፕሮቴስታንት ቸርቾች ብቻ ሳይሆኑ፤ አንዳንድ የኢትዮጵያ ኦርቶዶክስ አብያተ ክርስቲያናትም እየተቸገሩ እንደሆነ ተዘግቧል። ከአዲስ አበባ በደቡብ ምዕራብ 120 ኪሎሜትር ርቃ በምትገኘዋ ወሊሶ ከተማ ባለስልጣናት የቤተክርስቲያንን መሬት በመወረስ እየጠነከረ ለመመጣው የአፍሪካን ባህላዊ እምነት ተከታይ ለሆኑ፤ ለዋቀፌታ ተከታዮች አሳልፈው ሰጥተዋል።”

ጴንጤዎቹ ላይ አሁን መጣባቸው እንጅ ይህ የዋቄዮአላህ ልጆች ጂሃድ በዋንነት ያተኮረው በኦርቶዶክስ ተዋሕዶ ቤተክርስቲያን ላይ ነው። ባለፈው ጥር ወር ላይ በባሌ ሀገረ ስብከት ሮቤ ከተማና አካባቢው ወረዳ ቤተ ክህነት ሥር የሚገኘው የመጥምቀ መለኮት ቅዱስ ዮሐንስ ቤተ ክርስቲያን እስካሁን ምክንያቱ ባልታወቀ ሁኔታ መቃጠሉ የሚታወስ ነው፡፡

ወገኖቹ፤ ኦሮሚያ በተባለው ክልል እየተፈጸመ ያለው ወንጀል በኢትዮጵያ ታሪክ ታይቶም ተሰምቶም የማይታወቅ ነው። ብዙ ወጣቶች በዘርና በፖለቲካ አስተሳሰብ እየተነዱ ጣዖታዊ ወደ ሆኑት የእስልምና እና ዋቄፈታ አምልኮት ተቀላቅለዋል ፤ በዚህም ብዙዎች ማህተማቸውን እየበጠሱ በመጣል እና ተዋሕዶ ቤተክርስቲያንን በጠላትነት ፈርጀው በማጥቃት ላይ ናቸው።

በእነዚህ ኦሮሞ ነን በሚሉ ምስጋናቢሶች አማካኝነት በየቀኑ ቤተክርስቲያን ይጠቃል ፤ በዚህ አመት ብቻ ፲፩ አብያተ ክርስቲያናት ተቃጥለዋል፣ ሌሎች አብያተክርስቲያናት ተዘርፈዋል፣ ምእመናን ተገድለዋል፣ በመንግስትና ዘረኛ ተቋማት ሳይቀር ተዝቶባታል፣ በይፋም ጠላት ተብላ ተፈርጃለች። ልጆቿ ዘራቸውን አስበልጠው ክደዋታል። ከውስጥ ዶግማዋን፣ ቀኖናዋን በዘር ጦራቸው ወግተው አቁስለዋታል። ገና ብዙም ተደግሶላታል። እነዚሁ ዘረኞች አቡነ ናትናኤልን፣ አቡነ ጎርጎሪዮስን፣ እና ሌሎች ጳጳሳት እንዲሁ እንግልት እየደረሰባቸው ይገኛል። በአቡነ ናትናኤል በይፋ ሲኖዶሱን ከቄለም ወለጋ እንዲያነሳቸው መጠየቃቸውን ከዚህ ቀደም ሰምተናል።

ለእኔ፡ እንደ ከሃዲ የሚናቅና የሚያስጠላ ሰው ያለ አይመስለኝም፤ በሰሜን ኢትዮጵያ ያሉ የተዋሕዶ ልጆች እየተራቡና እየተጠሙ እንዲሁም ብዛት ባላቸው ጦርነቶች ደማቸውን እያፈሰሱ ክብርት የሆነችውን ተዋሕዶ ቤተ ክርስቲያንን አጋሯቸው/ መዳኛውን ለብዙ ሺህ ዓመታት ያህል መስዋዕት እየከፈሉ “በነፃ” ሰጧቸው፥ ወርቅ ወርቁን እንኩ ሲባሉ፥ አንፈልግም መዳብ ይሻለናል አሉ፤ በክህደት። አይይ ጉዳችሁ፣ አቤት መጨረሻችሁ! ዝነኛው የጣሊያን ፈላስፋ ዳንቴ፡ “ምስጋናቢስ ሰው ወደ ሲዖል ነው የሚገባው” ያለን ትክክል ነው።

ኦሮመነትን” ከፈረንጆች የተቀበላችሁ የተዋሕዶ ልጆች “ኦሮመነታችሁን” የምትክዱበት ጊዜ አሁን ነው!

[፩ኛ ወደ ቆሮንቶስ ሰዎች ምዕራፍ ፬፥]

አንተ እንድትበልጥ ማን አድርጎሃል? ያልተቀበልኸውስ ምን አለህ? የተቀበልህ ከሆንህ ግን እንዳልተቀበልህ የምትመካ ስለ ምንድር ነው?“

አሁን ጠግባችኋል፤ አሁንስ ባለ ጠጎች ሆናችኋል፤ ያለ እኛ ነግሣችኋል፤ እኛ ደግሞ ከእናንተ ጋር እንድንነግሥ ብትነግሡ መልካም ይሆን ነበር።

ለዓለም ለመላእክትም ለሰዎችም መጫወቻ ሆነናልና፤ እግዚአብሔር እኛን ሐዋርያቱን ሞት እንደ ተፈረደባቸው ሰዎች ከሁሉ ይልቅ የኋለኞች እንዳደረገን ይመስለኛልና።

እኛ ስለ ክርስቶስ ሞኞች ነን እናንተ ግን በክርስቶስ ልባሞች ናችሁ፤ እኛ ደካሞች ነን እናንተ ግን ኃይለኞች ናችሁ፤ እናንተ የከበራችሁ ናችሁ እኛ ግን የተዋረድን ነን።

፲፩ እስከዚህ ሰዓት ድረስ እንራባለን፥ እንጠማለን፥ እንራቆታለን፥ እንጐሰማለን፥ እንንከራተታለን፥

፲፪ በገዛ እጃችን እየሠራን እንደክማለን፤ ሲሰድቡን እንመርቃለን፥ ሲያሳድዱን እንታገሣለን፥ ክፉ ሲናገሩን እንማልዳለን፤

፲፫ እስከ አሁን ድረስ የዓለም ጥራጊ የሁሉም ጉድፍ ሆነናል።

ዋውው!


የጂጂጋውን ጭፍጨፋ በማስመልከት አንድ የምስራቅ ኦርቶዶክስ ወንድም ይህን ልኮልኝ ነበር፦

This was a large scale attack in which 15 priests were murdered and Ten churches burned down! This is another level of coordinated islamist attack on Ethiopian Christians and this kind of large scale attack has never happen in Ethiopia before, never!

Rest In Peace!

The massacred Orthodox priests didn’t deserve this! In this day and age It is always very dangerous to set up churches in islamic regions even in countries where muslims are a minority! Uncolonized, in its long history, Ethiopia has always been staunchly Orthodox Christian since Biblical times and defeated many islamic armies and others who tried to conquer it! However, lately many Ethiopians are worried the direction their country is moving under their new, pro-Western and pro-Arab prime minister. Many Ethiopians think that Saudi Arabia and a US-backed coup has taken place in their country a few months ago! Please read more of their concerns on the link below and please pray for Ethiopia!”

https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2018/08/20/ethiopia-turmoil-of-us-saudi-backed-coup-not-reforms.html

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በአንዳንድ የዓለም ክፍሎች በክርስቲያኖች ላይ የሚታየው ስቃይና መከራ የዘር ማጥፋት ደረጃ ላይ ደርሷል

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 13, 2019

የብሪታኒያ የውጭ ጉዳይ ሚንስትር፡ ጀረሚ ሀንት በአለፈው ሳምንት አዲስ አበባን በጎበኘበት ወቅት ነበር ይህን ከብሪታኒያ መንግስት ያልተጠበቀ መግለጫ የሰጠው። (ኢትዮጵያን በሚጎበኝበት ወቅት (በተለይ የክርስትና ጠላት የሆነው ቢ ቢ ሲ) ይህን ማሳወቁ በአጋጣሚ አይደለም)

በዓለማችን በሚገኙ ሃምሳ ስምንት ሀገራት ውስጥ ክርስቲያኖች ከፍተኛ ስቃይና በደል እንዲሁም መገለል እንደሚደርስባቸው፤ ከእነዚህም መካከል ሃምሳዎቹ የሙስሊም ሀገራት መሆናቸው ተገልጿል።

በክርስቲያኖች ላይ ይፈጸማሉ የተባሉ በደሎችና ጭቆናዎችም፣ እምነታቸውን ወደ ክርስትና ለውጠዋል በመባል፣ ጋብቻን አስገድዶ መፈጸም፣ የአጠፍታ ጥውፊ ጥቃት፣ ዘረፋ፣ የአምልኮ ስፍራዎችንና መንፈሳዊ ምስሎችን፣ ቅርሶችንና ምልክቶችን ማውደም፣ አፈና፣ የሐሰት ክሶችን ማቅረብ፣ በሐይማኖት ጉዳይ ውስጥ ጣልቃ መግባት፣ በእምነት ተቋማት ላይ ቁጥጥር ማድረግና በሐይማኖት ነጻነት ላይ ገደብ መጣል ይገኙባቸዋል።

ከባድ የሐይማኖት ነጻነት ጥሰቶች ከሚካሄድባቸውና በክርስቲያኖች ላይ የከፋ ስቃይ ከሚያደረሱት ሙስሊም ሀገራት መካከል የሚከተሉት ይገኙበታል፦

ሳውድ አረቢያ፣ ባንግላደሽ፣ ሕንድ፣ ኢንዶኔዢያ፣ ኢራቅ፣ ሊቢያ፣ ኒጀር፣ ናይጀሪያ፣ ፓክስታን፣ ፍልስጤም፣ ሶሪያ፣ ሶማሊያ፣ ሱዳን፣ ቱርክመኒስታን፣ ኡዝቤክስታን፣ የመን፣ አልጀሪያ፣ አዘርባዣን፣ ብሩኔይ፣ ግብጽ፣ ኢራን፣ ካዛክስታን፣ ኪርጊዚስታን፣ ማልዲቭስ፣ ማውሪታኒያ፣ ኳታር፣ ታጂክስታን፣ ቱርክ።

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የዲያብሎስ ጂሃድ በፋሲካ | መሀመዳውያኑ በግብጽ እና ናይጄሪያ ክርስቲያን ሕፃናት ላይ እየዘመቱ ነው

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 24, 2019

በደቡብ ግብጽ የአንድ ሺህ ሦስት መቶ ኮፕት ክርስቲያኖች መኖሪያ በሆነችው በ ናጋ አልጋፊር መንደር የሰንበት ትምህርት ቤት ውስጥ የተገኙትን ሦስት መቶ የሚሆኑ ሕፃናትን ጎረቤቶቻቸው የሆኑት ሙስሊሞች ግር ብለው ለጥቃት በመምጣት ስላስፈራሯቸው ቤተክርስቲያናቸው ያው በፋሲካ ዋዜም እንዲዘጋ ተደርጓል። ለመንደሩ ያለው ቤተክርስቲያን አንድ ብቻ ነው።

በናይጄሪያ ደግሞ፤ በካቶሊኮች ፋሲካ ዕለት፡ ጎምቤ በምትባለዋ ከተማ አንድ ሙስሊም ፖሊስ በዓሉን ለማክበር መንገድ ላይ ወጥተው የነበሩትን ሕፃናት በመኪና በመግጨት አሥሩን ሲገድል፤ ሰላሳ የሚሆኑትን አቁስሏል። በድርጊት የተናደዱት የሕፃናቱ ዘመዶች ሙስሊሙን ፖሊስ ተከታተለው በመያዝ ቀጥቅጠው ገድለውታል።

በሌላ በኩል ባለፈው ረቡዕ በመካከለኛ ናይጄሪያ ሙስሊም ፉላኒ እረኞች፡ ለ አንድ ህፃን የቀብር ሥነ ሥርዓት የወጡትን አስራ ሰባት ክርስቲያኖችን ጨፍጭፈው ገድለዋቸዋል

ባለፈው ዓመት የፋሲካ በዓል ላይም ፉላኒ ሙስሊሞች አሥራ ዘጠኝ ክርስቲያኖችን መግደላቸው ይታወሳል።

ሜዲያዎች ይህን ዜና አግባብ ባለው መልክ አላቀረቡልንም፤ የመሀመድ አርበኞች በአገራችንም ተመሳሳይ ዲያብሎሳዊ ድርጊት በመፈጸም ላይ ነው፤ እግዚአብሔር ያልታሰበ ነገር ወይም እሳቱን ያውርድባቸው፤ እነዚህ ሰይጣኖች፤ ባጭር ይቅሩ!


10 Killed, 30 Injured In Nigeria After Policeman Ploughs Car Into Children


Ten people have died and 30 left wounded after a policeman ploughed his car into a group of children during Easter proceedings under way in Nigeria late on Sunday, AFP reported.

According to police sources who spoke to AFP, the angry bystanders killed the policeman, who was off-duty at the time the incident took place.

State police spokesperson Mary Mallum told AFP that the policeman as well as a parliamentary member were among the dead.

Witnesses who spoke to AFP said the driver got into an argument regarding the proceedings blocking the road and purposefully rammed his car into the crowd, RTE writes.

“The driver of the car had a heated argument with the children before they made way for him to pass, only for him, in a fit of rage, to turn and drive into them,” said Isaac Kwadang, head of the Boys Brigade in Gombe.

Various reports state that according to Mallum, the injured children have been taken to hospital and the investigation is ongoing.

Other recent Easter Sunday attacks include a series of eight bombings in Sri Lanka which left at least 322 people dead and more than 300 injured, the Associated Press previously reported.

Police have arrested 40 suspects, including the driver of a van allegedly used by the suicide bombers and the owner of a house where some of them lived.

The attacks took place at three churches attended by worshippers during Easter Sunday services as well as three luxury hotels. At least 39 foreigners were killed.

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CHURCH CLOSED IN EGYPT AFTER MUSLIM MOB FRIGHTENS CHILDREN IN SUNDAY SCHOOL


Another worship building shuttered over ‘sectarian tensions.’

A Coptic church in Upper Egypt is closed after a throng of angry Muslims attacked it this month, beating a priest and another Copt as more than 200 fearful children who had gathered for Bible lessons looked on, according to advocacy groups.

One of the injured Copts, Asaad Bakheet Rezek, told Coptic TV (CTV) that a Muslim about 17 years old beat one of the priests with a club as security forces led him from the Anba Karas Church building in Naga al-Ghafir, Sohag Governorate in southern Egypt.

The priest, identified as Father Basilious, sustained a minor head injury as security forces escorted him and another priest into an armored vehicle after the chanting mob tried to enter the building, Rezek said, adding that the children were terrified by the club- and knife-wielding crowds as they shouted, cursed and pelted the building with rocks.

The village mayor had gone to the church premises the previous day, angry at construction underway for a fourth floor to a building annex, according to advocacy groups Coptic Solidarity and the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR).

The mayor accused the Christians of “treason” for the add-on. He started shouting to neighbors to take action against the church and left, later submitting a notice at the city council complaining about the construction, according to the groups. The city council immediately arrived, stopped the work and confiscated building materials, including the cement and the reinforced steel.

The next day at 4 p.m., dozens of angry demonstrators tried to enter the church premises but were unable to get through a steel door. Carrying clubs and knives, they started shouting, cursing and pelting the building with rocks, according to Coptic Solidarity.

Additional forces arrived, and Father Basilious was struck as he and another priest were escorted off the premises. Parents and church leaders were not able to move the 200 children away from the angry, chanting villagers until security forces dispersed the crowds. Though police witnessed the beating of the priest, no arrests were made.

Both Father Basilious and Father Bakhoum were taken for questioning into the evening hours.

Police issued an indefinite closure order, pending investigations, and froze all activities of the 10-year-old church, including the its daycare and the Sunday School.

The church, which held worship services every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, was the only one serving a Christian population of about 1,300 in Naga al-Ghafir village

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Media Silence Surrounds Muslim Massacre of Christians

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on March 18, 2019

Political leaders and public figures were falling over themselves this weekend to condemn the mosque attacks in New Zealand, while dozens of Christians were slaughtered by Muslims in Nigeria to the sound of crickets.

The mosque attacks were indeed a horrific affair and worthy of universal condemnation. Presidents, prime ministers, royalty, and religious leaders rushed to extend their condolences to victims and their families — as well they should — while decrying the hate that purportedly motivated the shootings.

Without exception, the mainstream media gave top billing to the shootings, with newspapers carrying the story on their front pages and television news channels leading off their broadcasts with the story.

The bizarre aspect of the coverage was not, in fact, the attention paid to a heinous crime committed in New Zealand, but the absolute silence surrounding the simultaneous massacre of scores of Christians by Muslim militants in Africa.

As Breitbart News alone reported among major news outlets, Fulani jihadists racked up a death toll of over 120 Christians over the past three weeks in central Nigeria, employing machetes and gunfire to slaughter men, women, and children, burning down over 140 houses, destroying property, and spreading terror.

The New York Times did not place this story on the front page; in fact, they did not cover it at all. Apparently, when assessing “all the news that’s fit to print,” the massacre of African Christians did not measure up. The same can be said for the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, the Detroit Free Press, the LA Times, and every other major paper in the United States.

The news shows from the three major television channels did not mention the story, and nor did CNN or MSNBC.

There are several possible explanations for this remarkable silence, and none of them is good.

Since, in point of fact, Muslim radicals kill Christians around the world with alarming frequency, it is probable that one more slaughter did not seem particularly newsworthy to the decision-makers at major news outlets. Muslims being killed, on the other hand, may strike many as newsworthy precisely because it is so rare.

A second motive for the media silence around the massacre of Christians in Nigeria may be geo-political and racial. New Zealand is a first-world country where such things are not supposed to happen, whereas many people still consider Africa to be a backwards place where brutal killings are par for the course.

Moreover, the slaughter of black Christians in Africa may not enkindle rage among westerners the way that the murder of white and brown Muslims in New Zealand would.

Finally, the story simply does not play to the political agenda that many mainstream media would like to advance. How much mileage can be gained from Muslims murdering Christians, when Christians in America are often seen as an obstacle to the “progress” desired by liberals? The left sees Christians in the United States as part of the problem and seeks to undermine their credibility and influence at every turn rather than emboldening them.

Anti-Christian bias has been rightly called “the last acceptable prejudice,” one that few bother condemning.

No one much cares about offending Christians,” wrote the coalition of African-American pastors in an essay last Tuesday. “In fact, mocking, belittling, and blaspheming Christianity is becoming a bit of a trend in our culture. Anti-Christian bigotry truly is the last acceptable prejudice.”

The hypocrisy on display is astounding,” the pastors continued. “Christianity is the dominant religion of our country. It is the foundation of our government and morality. And yet, Christians are treated as fair game for mockery and insult.”

Christians are by far the most persecuted religious group in the world, but the mainstream media routinely ignore this fact as if it were unimportant or uninteresting. As a result, many people do not even realize how widespread the persecution is or that 75 percent of the victims of religious persecution around the world are Christians.

Whatever the reason — or reasons — for the media silence surrounding the most recent massacres of Christians in Nigeria as well as numerous other such events, it should give right-thinking people pause.

By all means, the lethal shootings of dozens of Muslims in New Zealand is a massive story and merits extensive coverage. But it only stands to reason that similar coverage should be devoted to the slaughter of Christians.

For the moment, it serves as a poignant reminder that a double standard is at work when it comes to news coverage, and that it is Christians who inevitably draw the short straw.

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Christchurch, Birmingham, and the Power of Islamic Victimhood

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የግብጽ እባብ | በረሃ ላይ አዲስ ቤተክርስቲያን ሠሩ፡ ክርስቲያኖች በብዛት በሚኖሩበት ሠፈር አራት አብያተክርስቲያናትን ዘጉ

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on January 17, 2019

በልደት ዋዜማ ቤተክርስቲያን ይከፍታሉ፤ በጥምቀት ዋዜማ ቤተክርስቲያን ይዘጋሉ!

ባለፈው የገና ዕለት በብዙ ሺህ የሚቆጠሩ ሙስሊሞች በፖሊሶች እየተደገፉ የኮፕት አብያተክርስትያናት ፊት ሆነው ክርስቲያኖችን ሲሳደቡና እነርሱን እንደሚያጠፏቸውም በጩኸት ሲዝቱባቸው ነበር።

አሁን ክርስቲያኖች በብዛት በሚኖሩባቸው የተለያዩ የግብጽ መንደራት የሚገኙትን አራት አብያተክርስቲያናት እንዲዘጉ የግብጽ መንግስት ትዕዛዝ አስተላለፈ። ይህ ውሳኔ ያደፋፈራቸው ሙስሊሞቹና ፖሊሶቻቸውም ቀሳውስቱንና መነኮሳቱን ጠፍረው በማሠር በከብት ማመላለሻ መኪናዎች ወዳልታወቀ ቦታ ወስደዋቸዋል።

አዎ! የእባብን ሥራ እያየን ነው? የግብጹ ፕሬዚደንት ከሁለት ሳምንታት በፊት አዲስ ካቴድራል በርሃ ላይ መርቀው ከፈተው ነበር። ባለፈው ጊዜ ልብ ያላልነው ነገር፦ እዚህ በረሃ ላይ፡ አንደኛ፤ ክርስቲያኖች አይኖሩም፣ ሁለተኛ፤ እዚህ አንጋፋ ካቴድራል አጠገብ በይበልጥ አንጋፋ የሆነ አዲስ መስጊድ በዚያው ዕለት በፕሬዚደንቱ ተመርቆ ነበር። አሁን ክርስቲያኖች በብዛት በሚኖሩባቸው ሠፈሮች የሚገኙትን አብያተክርስቲያናት ዘግተዋ፤ ክርስቶስንና ተከታዮቹን ለማዋራድም ቀሳውስቱን ጠፍረው በማሠር በከብቶች ማመላለሻ የጭነት መኪናዎች ላይ ወርወረዋቸዋል።

እነዚህ እርኩስ የዲያብሎስ ልጆች፣ የእነዚህ እባቦች ምላሳቸው ካልተቆረጠ በቀር መናደፉቸውን አያቆሙም፤ ቅዱስ ገብርኤል ምላቻቸውን በሰይፉ ፈጥኖ ይቁረጥባቸው!

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New Revelation: The Obama Administration Facilitated Christian Genocide in Nigeria

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 29, 2018

SIMILAR THING IS GOING ON IN ETIHOPIA

On March 23, 2015, President Obama himself took the unusual step of releasing a video message directly to Nigerians all but telling them how to vote. In that video, Obama urged Nigerians to open the ‘next chapter’ by their votes.” — Goodluck Jonathan, former president of Nigeria, in his new book, My Transition Hours.”Christianity is on the brink of extinction in Nigeria.” — Bosun Emmanuel, the secretary of the National Christian Elders Forum,June 23, 2018.

“Hundreds of indigenous Numan Christians in Adamawa state were attacked and killed by jihadist Fulani herdsmen. When they tried to defend themselves the Buhari govt. sent in the Airforce to bomb hundreds of them and protect the Fulani aggressors.” — Femi Fani-Kayode, Nigerian lawyer, author and former Minister of Aviation, Daily Post, December 6, 2017.

In March 2014, after the United States Institute for Peace invited the governors of Nigeria’s northern states for a conference in the U.S., the State Department blocked the visa of the region’s only Christian governor, Jonah David Jang, an ordained minister.

In a bombshell revelation, Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria’s former president (2010-2015), has accused the Obama administration of meddling with his nation’s politics in order to replace him with its current president, Muhammadu Buhari — whom many blame for facilitating the persecution of Christians. In his new book, My Transition Hours, Jonathan writes:

“On March 23, 2015, President Obama himself took the unusual step of releasing a video message directly to Nigerians all but telling them how to vote… In that video, Obama urged Nigerians to open the ‘next chapter’ by their votes. Those who understood subliminal language deciphered that he was prodding the electorate to vote for the [Muslim-led] opposition to form a new government.”

A 2011 ABC News report provides context:

The current wave of [Muslim] riots was triggered by the Independent National Election Commission’s (INEC) announcement on Monday [April 18, 2011] that the incumbent President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, won in the initial round of ballot counts. That there were riots in the largely Muslim inhabited northern states where the defeat of the Muslim candidate Muhammadu Buhari was intolerable, was unsurprising. Northerners [Muslims] felt they were entitled to the presidency for the declared winner, President Jonathan, [who] assumed leadership after the Muslim president, Umaru Yar’Adua died in office last year and radical groups in the north [Boko Haram] had seen his [Jonathan’s] ascent as a temporary matter to be corrected at this year’s election. Now they are angry despite experts and observersconcurring that this is the fairest and most independent election in recent Nigerian history.

That the Obama administration may have imposed its will on a foreign country’s politics and elections is hardly unprecedented. Recall the administration’s partiality for the Muslim Brotherhood during and after 2012 presidential elections in Egypt; or its unsuccessful efforts to oust Israeli prime minister Netanyahu with U.S. taxpayers’ money; or its efforts — with an admittedly unverified “dossier” (here, here and here) — to prevent then-presidential candidate Donald J. Trump from being elected, or by discussing an “insurance policy” in the event that Trump won. Moreover, texts by Peter Strzok revealed that Obama “wants to know everything we’re doing.”

So in Nigeria, the Obama administration, it seems, sought to right the apparently intolerable wrong of having a duly elected Christian president in a more than 50% Christian nation.

Two questions arise: 1) Is there any outside evidence to corroborate Jonathan’s allegations against the Obama administration? 2) Is Buhari truly facilitating the jihad on his Christian countrymen?

The Obama Administration’s Pro-Islamic/Anti-Christian Policy

Former Nigerian President Jonathan’s newly published accusations appear to correspond with the former U.S. administration’s policy concerning Muslims and Christians in Nigeria.

To begin with, the Obama administration insisted that violence and bloodshed in Nigeria — almost all of which was committed by Muslims against Christians — had nothing to do with religion. This despite the fact that Boko Haram — which was engaging in ISIS type of atrocities: slaughter, kidnap, rape, plunder, slavery, torture before ISIS was even born — presented its terrorism as a jihad. In one instance it even called on President Jonathan to “repent and forsake Christianity” and convert to Islam as the price for peace. The Obama administration, however, refused to designate Boko Haram as a foreign terrorist organization until November 2013 — years after increasing pressure from lawmakers, human rights activists, and lobbyists.

For instance, after a Nigerian church was destroyed in an Easter Day 2012 bombing that left 39 worshippers dead — one of many such deadly church bombings over the years in Nigeria — Obama’s Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Johnnie Carson, said, “I want to take this opportunity to stress one key point and that is that religion is not driving extremist violence” in Nigeria.

Instead, “inequality” and “poverty” — to quote Bill Clinton — are “what’s fueling all this stuff” (a reference to the jihadi massacre of thousands of Christians).

Apparently to prove that it believed what it was saying, the Obama administration even agreed to allocate $600 million in a USAID initiative to ascertain the “true causes” of unrest and violence in Nigeria, which supposedly lay in the socio-economic, never the religious, realm.

Also telling is that, although the Obama administration offered only generic regrets whenever Christians were slaughtered by the dozens — without acknowledging the religious identity of persecutor or victim — it loudly protested whenever Islamic terrorists were targeted. When, for instance, Nigerian forces under Jonathan’s presidency killed 30 Boko Haram terrorists in an offensive in May 2013, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (who is also mentioned in unflattering terms in Jonathan’s memoirs) “issued a strongly worded statement” to Jonathan, reported Reuters: “We are … deeply concerned by credible allegations that Nigerian security forces are committing gross human rights violations,” Kerry warned the Nigerian president.

In March 2014, after the United States Institute for Peace invited the governors of Nigeria’s northern states for a conference in the U.S., the State Department blocked the visa of the region’s only Christian governor, Jonah David Jang, an ordained minister. According to human rights lawyer Emmanuel Ogebe:

“After the [Christian governor] told them that they were ignoring the 12 Shariah states who institutionalized persecution … he suddenly developed visa problems… The question remains – why is the U.S. downplaying or denying the attacks against Christians?”

More recently, Ogebe, of the U.S. Nigeria Law Group based in Washington, told Gatestone in an interview that the Obama administration “State Department actually said they preferred a ‘Muslim majority’ country to explain why Obama chose to visit Senegal instead of Nigeria. Ironically, Jonathan sided with the US on Israel in the UN while Buhari voted against the US/Israel in the UN.”

Muhammadu Buhari’s Role in the Jihad on Christians

Indicators that Muhammadu Buhari — whom the Obama administration helped make president of Nigeria, according to Jonathan — is empowering the genocide of Christians follow.

After Goodluck Jonathan became president, thousands of Christians living near Muslim centers in Nigeria were killed. Since getting what they want — a Muslim president, Muhammadu Buhari, in 2015 — Muslims have attacked Christians in ways that are being characterized as a “pure genocide.”

As the Christian Association of Nigeria, an umbrella group of various Christian denominations, said in a recent statement:

“There is no doubt that the sole purpose of these attacks is aimed at ethnic cleansing, land grabbing and forceful ejection of the Christian natives from their ancestral land and heritage.”

To begin with, significantly more Christians have been massacred under Muhammadu Buhari than his Christian predecessor — mostly by Muslim Fulani herdsmen, who regularly launch raids on Christian villages. In just the first six months of this year, 6,000 Christians were slaughtered in the name of jihad. It took three times as long for the Fulani to kill only 1,484 Christians under Jonathan’s presidency.

Any number of prominent Nigerians have accused Buhari of turning a blind eye to Fulani atrocities. He “is himself from the jihadists’ Fulani tribe,” Ogebe told Gatestone.

According to Rev. Musa Asake, the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria:

“Under President Buhari, the murderous Fulani herdsmen enjoyed unprecedented protection and favoritism… Rather than arrest and prosecute the Fulani herdsmen, security forces usually manned by Muslims from the North offer them protection as they unleash terror with impunity on the Nigerian people.”

Similarly, according to prominent Nigerian lawyer, author and former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode:

“… the Muslim president [Buhari] has only awarded the murderers with impunity rather than justice and has staffed his government with Islamic officials, while doing essentially nothing to give the nation’s Christians, who make up half the population, due representation.”

Like the Obama administration, Buhari also attributes Fulani persecution of Christians to “poverty, injustice and the lack of job opportunities.” As the Christian Association of Nigeria retorts, however:

“How can it be a [secular or economic] clash when one group [Muslims] is persistently attacking, killing, maiming, destroying, and the other group [Christians] is persistently being killed, maimed and their places of worship destroyed?”

The National Christian Elders Forum is more direct concerning the source of violence:

“JIHAD has been launched in Nigeria by the Islamists of northern Nigeria led by the Fulani ethnic group. This Jihad is based on the Doctrine of Hate taught in Mosques and Islamic Madrasas in northern Nigeria as well as the supremacist ideology of the Fulani. Using both conventional (violent) Jihad, and stealth (civilization) Jihad, the Islamists of northern Nigeria seem determined to turn Nigeria into an Islamic Sultanate and replace Liberal Democracy with Sharia as the National Ideology. … We want a Nigeria, where citizens are treated equally before the law at all levels….”

The Buhari government has even been accused of participating in the jihad. For example, one especially savage Fulani “attack razed several [Christian] villages in the southern part of the state [leaving 100 dead], and a military jet bombed a Lutheran church and other targets,” says one report, before adding: “Some people suspect the jets were deployed in collaboration with the terrorists because their bombs hit villagers.”

Fani-Kyode has been even more direct in his accusation against Buhari:

“Hundreds of indigenous Numan Christians in Adamawa state were attacked and killed by jihadist Fulani herdsmen. When they tried to defend themselves the Buhari govt. sent in the Airforce to bomb hundreds of them and protect the Fulani aggressors. Is this fair? WORLD TAKE NOTE!”

It is also worth noting that, although Christians were only recently the majority of Nigeria’s population, the ongoing genocide against them has caused their population to drop — to the point that Christianity in Nigeria “is on the brink of extinction,” warns Bosun Emmanuel, the secretary of the National Christian Elders Forum. Last summer he said that Muhammadu Buhari “is openly pursuing an anti-Christian agenda that has resulted in countless murders of Christians all over the nation and destruction of vulnerable Christian communities.” Accordingly, “the Church has been weakened and unable to stand before its enemies. Realistically speaking, Christianity is on the brink of extinction in Nigeria. The ascendancy of Sharia ideology in Nigeria rings the death toll for the Nigerian Church.”

Source

David Axelrod’s Political Consulting Firm Far More Involved in Nigeria Election than Previously Disclosed

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