Category: Persecution

Militants abduct more Christians, smash ancient artifacts

Assyrians citizens hold placards during a sit-in for abducted Christians in Syria and Iraq, at a church in Sabtiyesh area east Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

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Mosque torched near Bethlehem in apparent hate crime

Palestinian Imam Ibrahim Abu Luha shows the damage at a mosque that was torched overnight in the West Bank village of al-Jaba, southwest of Bethlehem, February 25, 2015. (photo credit: AFP/MUSA AL-SHAER)

Palestinian Imam Ibrahim Abu Luha shows the damage at a mosque that was torched overnight in the West Bank village of al-Jaba, southwest of Bethlehem, February 25, 2015. (photo credit: AFP/MUSA AL-SHAER)

Anti-Arab graffiti sprayed on walls of building; worshipers arriving for prayers put out the fire

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Activists: IS militants kidnap dozens of Christians in Syria

FILE – In this photo taken Monday, June 23, 2014, fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle down a main road at the northern city of Mosul, Iraq. Islamic State militants have abducted at least 70 Assyrian Christians, including women and children, after overrunning a string of villages in northeastern Syria, two activist groups said Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/File)

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Islamic State video shows beheading of 21 Christians

Relatives of Egyptian Coptic Christians held by the Islamic State protest in Egypt (photo credit: YouTube screenshot)

Relatives of Egyptian Coptic Christians held by the Islamic State protest in Egypt (photo credit: YouTube screenshot)

Egyptian Copts killed on shores of Libya; Cairo confirms 20 of its citizens were kidnapped

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After Copenhagen attack, PM urges that Jews move to Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, February 1, 2015 (photo credit: Alex Kolomoisky/Pool)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, February 1, 2015 (photo credit: Alex Kolomoisky/Pool)

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First Copenhagen shooting victim identified as film maker

Police investigators work at the scene of Saturday’s shooting at a free speech event in Copenhagen, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. Danish police shot and killed a man early Sunday suspected of carrying out shooting attacks at a free speech event and then at a Copenhagen synagogue, killing two men, including a member of Denmark’s Jewish community. Five police officers were also wounded in the attacks. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

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IDF opens fire after Palestinian attempts to run over troops

Illustrative photo of the IDF in the West Bank. June 19, 2014. (photo credit: AP/Majdi Mohammed)

Illustrative photo of the IDF in the West Bank. June 19, 2014. (photo credit: AP/Majdi Mohammed)

Driver flees scene near Bethlehem; no soldiers hurt

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