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  • ‘Get rid of Christians, keep Islamabad clean’: CDA’s Donald Trump moment

    From the makers of the I-11 human rights catastrophe that left thousands homeless, comes a reinvigorated drive to not only keep Islamabad beautiful, but also dependably and homogeneously Muslim...

    In a bid to garner legal support for its slum demolition drive in Islamabad, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) submitted a report to the Supreme Court, lamenting the Christian community’s alleged takeover of the government’s territory,...

  • Seven killed in attack on bus carrying Egyptian Christians

    CAIRO: Gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt on Friday, killing at least seven in the latest attack on a religious minority repeatedly targeted by jihadists...

    The gunmen “killed seven people and wounded 14, all of whom are in the Sheikh Fadel hospital in Beni Mazar” around 200 kilometres (120 miles) south of Cairo, said Bishop Makarios of Minya...

  • Pakistan's Christians face Easter vulnerable and jobless

    Days after the coronavirus crisis took hold in Pakistan, Aamir Gill, a cleaner and member of the country's Christian underclass, was fired with no warning or severance by the wealthy family he had helped look after...

    Many other Christians – who live a hand-to-mouth existence in the Islamic country – have also been laid off and, with little access to government help, are wondering how they will survive...

  • Christians should apologise to gay people: Pope Francis

    ROME: Pope Francis said Sunday that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should apologise to gay people and seek their forgiveness for the way they have been treated...

    "We Christians have to apologise for so many things, not just for this [treatment of gay people], but we must ask for forgiveness...

  • Crackdown on Christians in China after killing of two missionaries in Balochistan

    The militant Islamic State (IS) group announced on June 8 that Meng Lisi and Li Xinheng, who were in their mid-twenties, had been killed...

    The government has detained “at least four preachers from church groups in Zhejiang [province] as part of a targeted blitz against house churches connected to overseas missions, says Bob Fu, whose US-based China Aid group supports Christians in the country”, said the BBC report...

  • IS claim killing of 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya

    CAIRO: A video purportedly prepared by the self-styled Islamic State (IS) and posted on social media sites on Sunday appeared to show militants shooting and beheading about 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya...

    The video, in which militants call Christians “crusaders who are out to kill Muslims”, showed about 15 men being beheaded on a beach and a second group of the same size being shot in the head in another area...

  • Christians file nominations for first time in Dir

    TIMERGARA/UPPER DIR: For the first time in the history of Dir districts, eight Christians have also filed nomination papers for different slots in the upcoming local government elections...

    In Upper Dir, the election officials said three Christians had filed papers for different positions in the district and tehsil councils...

  • Singapore expels Muslim cleric over Christians, Jews remarks

    SINGAPORE: Singapore on Monday said it would repatriate the chief cleric of a Muslim mosque for offensive remarks targeting Christians and Jews, a decision that aimed to “repudiate divisive speech”...

    During Friday prayers on Jan 6, the cleric, Nalla Mohamed Abdul Jameel Abdul Malik, made use of the phrase, “Grant us help against the Jews and the Christians,” the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on its website...

  • Residents shield Christians in bold exodus from Philippines city

    More than 160 civilians walked out of the besieged Philippines city of Marawi just after dawn on Saturday, deceiving Islamist fighters they encountered by hiding the identity of the many Christians among them...

    “We saved ourselves,” said Norodin Alonto Lucman, a well-known former politician and traditional clan leader who sheltered 71 people, including more than 50 Christians, in his home during the battle that erupted on May 23 in...

  • Easter declared national holiday for Christians

    ISLAMABAD: For the first time in the country’s history, the government has announced a nationwide optional holiday for Christians on the occasion of Easter Monday, on April 17...

    ”A resolution to declare Easter a national holiday for Christians was presented by lawmaker Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani in the National Assembly last month...

  • Gunmen kill 23 in gun attack on Christians in Egypt

    Masked gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians as they were driving to a monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing 26 and wounding 26, the governor of Egypt's Minya province, Essam al-Bedaiwy, said...

    Coptic Christians, who make up about 10 per cent of Egypt's population of 92 million, have been the subject of a series of deadly attacks in recent months...

  • Who are Egypt’s Coptic Christians?

    In March the same year, 13 people were killed in clashes between Muslims and Copts in Cairo’s working class neighbourhood of Moqattam, where around 1,000 Christians had gathered to protest over the torching of a church...

    That October, almost 30 people — mostly Coptic Christians — were killed after the army charged at a protest in Cairo to denounce the torching of a church in southern Egypt...

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