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Written by Andrew Puhanic
Published on Sunday, December 30th, 2012
A new study published by the Institute for the Study of Civil Society has revealed that Christianity is in serious danger of being wiped out in its biblical heartland because of Islamic oppression and extremism.
According to the author of the study titled Christianophobia, one of the primary reason why Christianity is at risk of being wiped out in the Middle East is because religious freedoms in Muslim dominated countries for non-Muslim faiths are being eroded.
It was discovered that 12 of the 20 countries judged to be “unfree” on the grounds of religious tolerance were Muslim dominated. Of the seven states receiving the lowest possible score, four were Muslim.
On the other hand, when comparing religious freedoms in Christian dominated countries, the study only found two traditionally Christian countries out of 45 (Belarus and Cuba) were deemed to be ‘not free’.
The author highlights the fact that politicians in western Christian dominated countries and the Globalist backed mainstream media are ignoring the widespread persecution of Christians in the Middle East and the wider world because they are afraid they will be accused of racism.
Rupert Shortt, the author of the study, highlighted that the oppression against Christians is magnified by anti-Americanism (As portrayed by the mainstream media) and the false belief that Christianity is a “Western” creed, even though it originated in the Middle East and has been an integral part of that region’s belief systems for 2000 years.
One Interesting finding from the report is that countries where the government was considered a dictatorship or communist, religious freedoms for Christians are considered virtually non-existent.
Traditionally Buddhist countries such as China, Tibet, Laos, North Korea and Vietnam rated low on the religious freedom score. Whereas Buddhist countries who have a democratic government such as Japan, Mongolia and Thailand were rated high in the religion freedom score.
Sadly, the persecution of Christians in the Middle East has been escalating at a rapid pace since Muslim Extremists have now been granted permission by western governments to impose their religious intolerance’s.
The report highlights that In 1990 there were between 1.2 to 1.4 million Christians in Iraq. By 2003 when the West invaded Iraq, there were only around half a million Christians. Today, there are less than 200,000.
However, the persecution of Christians doesn’t end in the Middle east. The study also highlights the fact that more Christians are imprisoned in China than in any other country in the world. It is estimated that almost 2000 members of house churches were arrested during the 12 months after May 2004 alone.
The Middle East is the heartland of Christians, Muslims and Jews. Yet, what we are witnessing in the 21st Century is a ‘religious extermination’ in the Middle East that will see the permanent eradication of Christians from their heartland.