Friday, April 14, 2017

Pew: Christians harassed in 128 nations

'Physical assaults, arrests and detentions, desecration of holy sites, discrimination'

The number of countries in which Christians suffer from government restrictions and social hostilities grew from 108 to 128 in one year, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center.   The study, which covered 2015, the most recent year for which statistics are available, also found harassment of religious believers of all kinds rose for the first time in three years.  The lengthy report tied the rising level of persecution to the record number of refugees – almost all Muslim – entering Europe.  The report documents governmental laws, policies and actions that restrict religious beliefs and practices as well as “acts of religious hostility by private individuals, organizations or groups in society.”.........Read more

My Take - What this article fails to state outright is most of these persecuted groups are in Muslim controlled lands, and these migrating Muslims are part of the problem, not the solution. 

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