Category: Persecution

New Islamic State video purportedly shows killing of captured Ethiopian Christians in Libya

EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT – This undated image made from a video released by Islamic State militants, Sunday, April 19, 2015, appears to show the killing of a group of captured Ethiopian Christians in Libya. The 29-minute video released online Sunday purportedly shows two groups of captives. It says one group is held by an IS affiliate in eastern Libya and the other by an affiliate in the south. A masked fighter delivers a long statement before the video switches between footage that purportedly shows the captives in the south being shot dead and the captives in the east being beheaded on a beach. (Militant video via AP)

 

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Italy police: Muslims threw Christians overboard during Med voyage

Migrants arrive at Palermo's harbor, Italy, after being rescued at sea, Wednesday, April 15, 2015.  (Photo credit: AP/Alessandro Fucarini)

Migrants arrive at Palermo’s harbor, Italy, after being rescued at sea, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (Photo credit: AP/Alessandro Fucarini)

In recent crossing from Libya, officials say at least 12 were tossed from ship, 41 feared drowned in separate incident

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Israeli researchers say attacks against Jews spiked in 2014

FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 file photo, people hold candles and a placard reading “I am Charlie” as they gather to commemorate the victims of a terror attack against French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Jewish communities around the world faced an “explosion of hatred” last year, with the number of violent anti-Semitic attacks rising by 38 percent, according to a report released Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by Israeli researchers. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

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