Christians in the Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan have been targeted by deadly air strikes and ground attacks. Muslim militia shouting “Allah Akbar” opened fire at congregations gathered for worship.
Shot in Cold Blood
At Kadugli, on 8 June, Nimeri Philip Kalo, a Theological student, was accused of being a Christian and shot dead in front of horrified bystanders. This took place close to the gate of the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS), which is meant to be ensuring “a peaceful transition” after South Sudanese voted to secede. In January the people of South Sudan voted overwhelmingly for independence.
Muslim Jihadists continue to attack Christians in Northern Nigeria. Rev. Dachollom Datiri of The Church of Christ in Nigeria has reported that over 100 members of the Church of Christ were killed by Muslim assailants in 12 villages: Dogo, Kakkuruk, Kuzen, Kai, Kura Falls, Maseh, Negon, Ninchah, Pwabiduk, Ngyo and Ruk in Plateau state.
Reports have reached us that Muslims destroyed the St. John's Parish of the Episcopal Church of Sudan in Khartoum. A separate report from Bishop Ezekiel Kondo reported that the Episcopal Church in Haj Yousif, in Khartoum North, was destroyed by government forces. The demolition of the church building began Monday evening 16 April, after sunset at about 9pm.
Ivory Coast Conflict
Christians in the Ivory Coast are outraged that United Nations Peacekeepers failed to protect Christian refugees in a UNHCR refugee camp from a violent attack by Muslim radicals. Violence between the Muslim North and Christian South in Ivory Coast erupted after the December 2010 elections.
War Between Sudan and South Sudan
President Salva Kiir of South Sudan has warned that Sudan has effectively declared war against the newly Independent South Sudan. The Sudan Air Force has bombed targets inside South Sudan. Land-locked South Sudan stopped pumping oil through Sudan in January. In view of the government of Sudan in Khartoum failing to pay the hundreds-of-millions of Dollars of oil revenue due to South Sudan, they had no other option than to withhold oil from the North.
Dr. Ted Baehr Responds to the Joker Massacre in Colorado.
Hollywood, California - In a statement today, Christian media scholar and family values advocate Dr. Ted Baehr responded to the news of the shooting massacre of at least a dozen people early this morning in Aurora, Colorado at a midnight showing of THE DARK KNIGHT RISES:
"The shooting at the midnight showing of THE DARK KNIGHT RISES will be blamed on many things.
Twelve Villages Suffer Co-ordinated Attacks
Hundreds of heavily armed gunmen, wearing military camouflage and bulletproof vests, attacked Christians at 12 villages on the outskirts of Jos, in Plateau state, in Northern Nigeria on Saturday, 7 July. Initial reports are that 25 people are known to have been killed in these terrorist attacks and 19 of the gunmen were killed in follow-up operations by the Joint Task Force.
Since the establishment of Sharia Law in Northern Nigeria, in 2001, over 13,750 Christians have been killed for their faith by Muslims.
Just since December 2011, over 300 churches have been destroyed in Northern Nigeria.