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‘A pure genocide’: Extremist persecution of Christians, June 2018

The majority of those 6,000 Christians massacred this year were “mostly children, women and the aged. ... What is happening in ... Nigeria is pure genocide and must be stopped immediately.”

The town of Zweitina in Wadi al-Nassara, which means "Valley of Christians," in Western Syria. Credit: Anas Salloum via Wikimedia Commons.
The town of Zweitina in Wadi al-Nassara, which means "Valley of Christians," in Western Syria. Credit: Anas Salloum via Wikimedia Commons.
  • The majority of those 6,000 Christians massacred this year were “mostly children, women and the aged. … What is happening in … Nigeria is pure genocide and must be stopped immediately.” — Christian Association of Nigeria.
  • “There is no doubt that the sole purpose of these attacks is aimed at ethnic cleansing, land-grabbing and forceful ejection of the Christian natives from their ancestral land and heritage.” — Christian Association of Nigeria.
  • “Realistically speaking, Christianity is on the brink of extinction in Nigeria. The ascendancy of Sharia ideology in Nigeria rings the death toll for the Nigerian Church.” — Christian Association of Nigeria.
  • “Just one in 400 Syrian refugees given asylum in the United Kingdom last year were Christians despite them being subjected to ‘horrendous persecution.’ ” — Express, UK.
  • Read full article at Gatestone.
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