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DUBLIN, October 6 (Compass Direct News) – Militant Islamists in the southern island of Mindanao have stepped up their attacks on majority-Christian villages following the failure of a peace agreement that would have enlarged an existing Muslim ....
Muslim Militants Target Clergy    Published in 2008
DUBLIN, January 30 (Compass Direct News) – In the midst of recent threats of violence against clergy in the Philippines, one repentant murderer next week will express his remorse by visiting the grave of the priest he killed. Norberto Manero Jr. ....
 
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Friends and family of two Indian Christians arrested after a prayer meeting in Saudi Arabia in January have tried in vain to secure their release. The two Christians were incarcerated for attending the prayer meeting with other Indian nationals ....
Authorities Release Christian Blogger    Published in 2009
LOS ANGELES, April 16 (Compass Direct News) – In a surprise move, a Saudi Christian arrested in January for describing his conversion from Islam and criticizing the kingdom’s judiciary on his blog site was released on March 28 with the stipulation ....
Authorities Release Christian Blogger    Published in 2009
In a surprise move, a Saudi Christian arrested in January for describing his conversion from Islam and criticizing the kingdom’s judiciary on his blog site was released on March 28 with the stipulation that he not travel outside of Saudi Arabia or ....
Pastor Flees Death Threats    Published in 2009
LOS ANGELES, January 30 (Compass Direct News) – A prominent foreign pastor in Saudi Arabia has fled Riyadh after a member of the mutawwa’in, or religious police, and others threatened him three times in one week. Two of the incidents included ....
Pastor Flees Death Threats    Published in 2009
A prominent foreign pastor in Saudi Arabia has fled Riyadh after a member of the mutawwa’in, or religious police, and others threatened him three times in one week. Two of the incidents included threats to kill house church pastor Yemane Gebriel of ....
Authorities Arrest Christian Convert    Published in 2009
LOS ANGELES, January 28 (Compass Direct News) – Five months after the daughter of a member of Saudi Arabia’s religious police was killed for writing online about her faith in Christ, Saudi authorities have reportedly arrested a 28-year-old Christian ....
Authorities Arrest Christian Convert    Published in 2009
Five months after the daughter of a member of Saudi Arabia’s religious police was killed for writing online about her faith in Christ, Saudi authorities have reportedly arrested a 28-year-old Christian man for describing his conversion and ....
Four African Christians Deported    Published in 2006
August 25 (Compass Direct News) – Saudi Arabia deported four East African Christians last month after they were detained while leading a prayer service in Jeddah. Arrested on June 9, the church leaders were beaten and imprisoned for more than a ....
June 15 (Compass Direct) – Ten Saudi Arabian police armed with wooden clubs raided a private Christian worship meeting in the coastal city of Jeddah on June 9, arresting four East African citizens leading the service. At press time the two Ethiopian ....
Five Christian Prisoners Released    Published in 2005
June 20 (Compass) -- Five East Africans arrested and detained for a month for leading a private Christian worship service in Riyadh have been released and allowed to return to their jobs in the Saudi Arabian capital. Three weeks after their May 30 ....
Yemane Gebre Loul,May 16 (Compass) -- Five East African Christians arrested at a private Christian worship service three weeks ago are being refused any access to visitors at the interrogation center where they are jailed in the Saudi Arabian ....
Police Raid Another House Church    Published in 2005
May 4 (Compass) -- One week after arresting 40 Pakistani Christians, Saudi Arabia’s vigilante religious police broke up another private worship service of expatriate Christians in the capital last Friday. Five elders of an East African house church ....
Police Arrest 40 Pakistani Christians    Published in 2005
April 25 (Compass) — Saudi Arabia’s religious police arrested 40 Pakistani Christians while the group met privately for worship last Friday morning in Riyadh. The house church gathering was a joint Catholic-Protestant prayer service held weekly in ....
Christian Prisoner Deported    Published in 2004
November 2 (Compass) -- Seven months and seven days after he was arrested, tortured and jailed on charges of “spreading Christianity” in Saudi Arabia, Indian national Brian O’Connor was deported back to his homeland today. “It’s a miracle,” O’Connor ....
Christian Prisoner Deported    Published in 2004
O'Connor (with beard) at the Riyadh airportNovember 2 (Compass) — Seven months and seven days after he was arrested, tortured and jailed on charges of “spreading Christianity” in Saudi Arabia, Indian national Brian O’Connor was deported back to his ....
Court Sidesteps Religious Accusations    Published in 2004
October 27 (Compass) -- Without explanation, an Islamic court in Saudi Arabia ignored Christian prisoner Brian O’Connor’s previous charge of “spreading Christianity,” under which he has already been jailed for seven months. Instead, the Indian ....
Court Sidesteps Religious Accusations    Published in 2004
Brian O'ConnorOctober 27 (Compass) — In an arbitrary verdict handed down last week by a Saudi Arabian court, Christian prisoner Brian O’Connor was convicted of the alleged possession and sale of alcohol in the strictly Muslim kingdom.Without ....
September 17 (Compass) — Brian O’Connor, a Christian guest worker from India, was produced before an Islamic court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on September 15, nearly six months after he was arrested, tortured and jailed for allegedly “spreading ....
September 17 (Compass) — Brian O’Connor, a Christian guest worker, from India, was produced before an Islamic court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on September 15, nearly six months after he was arrested, tortured and jailed for allegedly “spreading ....
July 30 (Compass) — Four months after he was tortured and jailed for “spreading Christianity” in Saudi Arabia, Indian Christian Brian O’Connor received his first official prison visits this week. O’Connor, 36, was lured out of his home in Riyadh on ....
Indian Christian Jailed, Tortured    Published in 2004
June 9 (Compass) -- An Indian national abducted and tortured by Saudi Arabia’s religious police for “spreading Christianity” remains jailed without trial 10 weeks after his detention. Brian Savio O’Connor, 36, was accosted in the Mursalat district ....
Saudi Arabia Jails Indian National    Published in 2004
Brian O'ConnorJune 9 (Compass) — An Indian national abducted and tortured 10 weeks ago by Saudi Arabia’s religious police for “spreading Christianity” remains jailed in Riyadh’s Al-Hair Prison without trial or even formal charges against him. Brian ....
Authorities Release Egyptian Christians    Published in 2003
(Compass) — Two Egyptian Coptic Christians jailed by Saudi authorities were released 17 days after their arrest for establishing an expatriate house church in the capital of Riyadh. Dr. Sabry Awad Gayed and Eskander Guirguis Eskander, both 38, were ....
Two Egyptian Coptic Christians jailed by Saudi authorities have been released 17 days after their arrest for establishing an expatriate house church in the capital of Riyadh. Dr. Sabry Awad Gayed and Eskander Guirguis Eskander, both 38, were ....
(Compass) — Six days after the third-ranking official in the Saudi government ordered their release, two Egyptian Christians remained in police custody in Riyadh. Arrested on October 25, Dr. Sabry Awad Gayed and Eskander Guirguis Eskander were ....
Eritrean Christian Deported    Published in 2003
(Compass) — After 20 weeks in a Saudi jail for participating in prohibited Christian activities, Eritrean Christian Girmaye Ambaye was deported from Jeddah by plane back to his home country on August 9. Ambaye had been jailed at the Bremen ....
(Compass) — After nearly three months in a Saudi Arabian jail, Eritrean Christian Girmaye Ambaye is still awaiting deportation for alleged participation in “Christian activities” prohibited under the country’s strict interpretation of Islamic law. ....
Eritrean Christian Remains in Jail    Published in 2003
(Compass) — On May 16, an Ethiopian Christian was deported from Saudi Arabia for alleged “Christian activities,” but a fellow Christian prisoner of Eritrean citizenship remained jailed in Jeddah. Girmaye Ambaye, who was arrested on March 25 in the ....
Two African Christians Jailed in Jeddah    Published in 2003
(Compass) — Two African men jailed in Saudi Arabia’s port city of Jeddah for “Christian activities” are slated for deportation back to their homelands. Girmaye Ambaye, 44, of Eritrea, was arrested at his sponsor’s office on March 25. Ethiopian ....
Last Two Christian Prisoners Deported    Published in 2002
(Compass) - An Ethiopian and Filipino Christian jailed since last summer in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah were released and deported to their home countries over Easter weekend. Filipino Dennis Moreno flew home to Manila on Emirates airlines ....
(Compass) - Six of 14 foreign Christians slated fordeportation from Saudi Arabia have been released for return to their home countries during the past 10 days. But another eight prisoners and their families remain entangled in a process that could ....
(Compass) - More than a dozen foreign Christians remain jailed in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah, where local authorities have for months ignored inquiries and notes of protest from consulates requesting diplomatic access to their imprisoned ....
Consular Access Requests Ignored    Published in 2001
(Compass) - At least 12 foreign Christians jailed months ago in the port city of Jeddah remain under arrest in the Sharafia detention facility. Verbal reports indicate that investigations of their case were completed weeks ago. Diplomatic officials ....
(Compass) - Nigerian Christian Afobunor Okey Buliamin, 40, was arrested without explanation on August 19. Buliamin is the only Nigerian among 13 foreign nationals known to be detained since mid July in a series of religious police raids in Jeddah. ....
Police Holding 13 Foreign Christians    Published in 2001
(Compass) - At least 13 foreign Christians have been arrested since mid July in Jeddah, where Saudi Arabia’s religious police are apparently trying to track down Saudi nationals thought to have contact with expatriate house churches in the city. The ....
(Compass) - Four Filipino Christians arrested on January 7 remained jailed a month later in the capital of Riyadh. The four men were identified as Vic Mira Velez, Rupino Sulit, Art Abreu and Eminesio Rabea. A total of 15 Christians were arrested ....
Christian Engineer Still under Arrest    Published in 2000
(Compass) - Filipino Christian Edmar Romero is still awaiting release six weeks after Saudi’s religious police arrested him December 1 in his own home. Romero’s personal Bible and other Christian literature he was studying were confiscated from his ....
(Compass) - Saudi Arabia’s vigilante religious police raided a private Christian worship service in Riyadh on January 7 on a tip from a Filipino Muslim who infiltrated the group. Police arrested 15 of the estimated 100 persons gathered in a private
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    SAUDI ARABIA --- Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle, and, over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life)! Authorities Arrest Christian Convert Published in 2009 January 28 (World Watch Monitor) — LOS ANGELES, January 28 (Compass Direct News) -- Five months after the daughter of a member of Saudi Arabia's religious police was killed for writing online about her faith in Christ, Saudi authorities have reportedly arrested a 28-year-old Christian .... Authorities Arrest Christian Convert Published in 2009 LOS ANGELES, January 28 (World Watch Monitor) — Five months after the daughter of a member of Saudi Arabia's religious police was killed for writing online about her faith in Christ, Saudi authorities have reportedly arrested a 28-year-old Christian man for describing his conversion
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    Philippines -- Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle, and, over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life)! Christians Fear Failed Pact Increases Risk of Reprisals Published in 2008 October 7 (World Watch Monitor) — DUBLIN, October 6 (Compass Direct News) -- Militant Islamists in the southern island of Mindanao have stepped up their attacks on majority-Christian villages following the failure of a peace agreement that would have enlarged an existing Muslim .... Muslim Militants Target Clergy Published in 2008 January 31 (World Watch Monitor) — DUBLIN, January 30 (Compass Direct News) -- In the midst of recent threats of violence against clergy in the Philippines, one repentant murderer next week will express his remorse by visiting the grave of the priest he killed. Norberto Manero
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    Peru -- Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every BEAST criminals (LIKE monsters, go to hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life, of his fellow man. Unjustly Imprisoned Christian Freed Published in 2006 February 13 (World Watch Monitor) — February 13 (Compass) -- After serving 13 years for terrorist crimes he didn't commit, Walter Cubas left Lima's maximum security Castro Castro prison February 1 as a parolee. But the 42-year-old Peruvian evangelical labor leader is finding that his .... Court Orders Re-arrest of Wrongly Convicted Christians Published in 2005 September 12 (World Watch Monitor) — September 12 (Compass) — Two Peruvians, one of them an evangelical Catholic, have gone into hiding after Peru's National Penal Court ordered their re-arrest for terrorist crimes that the same court had cleared them of less than a year ago
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    Palestinian Territories --- Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle, and, over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life)! Unknown Assailants Attack Christian School Published in 2008 June 4 (World Watch Monitor) — ISTANBUL, June 4 (Compass Direct News) -- An attack on a Christian school in Gaza last weekend has created fear among the strip's tiny religious minority, a Palestinian Christian said. Armed assailants broke into the El-Manara school in Gaza City's .... Murder of Gaza Christian Unresolved as Threats Continue  Published in 2008 February 15 (World Watch Monitor) — Pauline Ayyad and SamaBETHLEHEM, February 15 (Compass Direct News) -- Palestinian Christian widow Pauline Ayyad gave birth in Gaza last week to a healthy little girl, four months after the tiny infant's father was kidnapped and shot to death
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    [came my kingdom, among the corpses of Psalm 110] What should not be forgotten, is that: the mind of Paul was corrupted: by the racist doctrine of the Pharisees NAZI 666, With Their damn talmud .. as many Islamists: to worship God, in the sharia With Their accursed Koran:? kill many Christians,! but God knows who is predestined to salvation (to have mercy on his life), and who is predestined to damnation (to ruin the man guilty)! Because the demands of justice can not be suppressed! Therefore, if Jesus Christ does not kill for me, now, all over the world, a good number of pieces of shit? then, he can not be God! Because I called Rothschild and the King of Saudi Arabia?, but they did not come: from me! I am unius REI! and since, my ministry is political: that's why, I can expect: expect from him: the my kingdom
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    What should not be forgotten, is that: the mind of Paul was corrupted by the racist doctrine of the Pharisees NAZI 666, with their damn talmud .. as many Islamists: to worship God, in the sharia, with their accursed Koran:? kill many Christians ,! but God knows who is predestined to salvation (to have mercy on his life), and who is predestined to damnation (to ruin man guilt)! because the demands of justice can not be suppressed! Therefore, if Jesus Christ does not kill me, now, all over the world, a good number of pieces of shit? then, he can not be God! because I called Rothschild and the King of Saudi Arabia?, but they did not come: from me! I am unius REI! and since, my ministry is political: that's why I can expect from him the my kingdom
     
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Christian Murdered in Southern Region    Published in 2005
April 5 (Compass) -- A small group of Sama Christians in the southern Philippines are living in fear after unknown assailants killed Mr. Angelada, a fellow church member. Angelada was brutally murdered in his own home on February 24, apparently in ....
Christians Face Islamic Challenge    Published in 2004
December 3 (Compass) -- A 24-year-old Christian man in Zamboanga City, Philippines, is recovering from serious injuries after being shot by Muslim activists on November 17. Friends and family have asked that the victim not be identified by name, as ....
Living Through Jihad    Published in 2003
(Compass) — Gracia Burnham recounts the saga of her kidnapping, and the tragic death of her husband, Martin, in a newly released book entitled In the Presence of My Enemies. On May 27, 2001, guerrillas of Islamic Abu Sayyaf raided the Philippines ....
(Compass) -- A March 4 bomb attack at Davao International airport, one of an increasing number of violent incidents in the southern Philippines, signaled an increased risk for local Christians. The bomb ripped through a crowded waiting area outside ....
(Compass) - Kidnapped American missionary pilot, Martin Burnham, was killed on June 7 in a Philippine military raid to rescue him, his wife, Gracia, and a Filipina nurse. Gracia was shot in the leg during the raid in the Zamboanga del Norte area on ....
Hostage Knew the Risks    Published in 2002
(Compass) - Years ago, while New Tribes Mission (NTM) was in the throes of its third Colombian hostage crisis, a group of NTMers attended an in-house seminar on handling a kidnapping or terrorist attack. The mission’s plan was to have attendees, in ....
Hostages Near One-Year Mark    Published in 2002
(Compass) - Almost a year after Muslim rebels kidnapped Martin and Gracia Burnham from a Philippine resort, there’s no end in sight for the missionaries’ release “unless something pretty dramatic happens,” reports New Tribes Mission’s (NTM) Scott ....
(Compass) - It was hoped that American missionary hostages Martin and Gracia Burnham were within days of gaining freedom from their radical Muslim captors in the southern Philippines, said officials with the couple’s sending agency on March 16. “We ....
(Compass) - Islamic rebels holding kidnapped American missionaries Martin and Gracia Burnham in the Philippines may be trying to strike a deal for their release, said a close relative in regular contact with the U.S. State Department. The Burnhams’ ....
(Compass) - Churches in the Philippines are divided in their response to the presence of U.S. troops in Mindanao even while agreeing that something needs to be done to put an end to the frequent kidnappings. The United States is concerned that the ....
Two Missionaries Taken Captive    Published in 2001
(Compass) - Two New Tribes Mission (NTM) workers kidnapped with 18 others from a southern Philippines resort are unharmed, but the Islamic rebels that snatched them are still holding them captive. Gracia and Martin Burnham were captured May 27 while