Christian Convert in Afghanistan Freed

Christian Convert in Afghanistan Freed

As reported by the New York Times and other sources, Said Musa, an Afghan man who had been in prison for the past eight months and faced death by hanging for converting from Islam to Christianity, has been released. Under enormous international pressure, government officials in Kabul, Afghanistan, said they freed Said Musa. His release followed intense negotiations between the Afghan government and United States Department of State and members...

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CFI To Aid Egyptian Christians

CFI To Aid Egyptian Christians

As Egypt’s civil unrest contributes to skyrocketing food and oil prices throughout the world, Christian Freedom International (CFI), a Michigan-based humanitarian organization, is preparing to deliver desperately needed food supplies to Egyptian Christians. The existing global food shortage has been just one factor at the heart of Egypt’s turmoil that caused thousands of demonstrators, demanding an end to the dictatorial Mubarak...

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Persecution of Christians on the Rise in Egypt

Persecution of Christians on the Rise in Egypt

CAIRO, EGYPT – A CFI coworker in Cairo (for security reasons the CFI coworker’s name must remain anonymous) affirmed that on February 19, “Muslims broke into the home of a Christian family and abducted their 18 year old daughter, Nesma Sarwat.” The abduction occurred in Talbiya, within the Omraniya neighborhood of Giza. During the abduction, the abductors painted messages on the home’s wall. One of the messages proclaimed, “Islam is the...

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American Missionaries Murdered

American Missionaries Murdered

“We are very saddened by the execution style murder of four American Christians off the coast of Somalia,” said CFI president Jim Jacobson. Scott and Jean Adam, the owners of the yacht Quest, along with their guests, Bob Riggle and Phyllis Macay were on a mission to distribute Bibles to remote places in the world. According to the Adam’s website, their ten year mission was to “…allow the power of the Word to transform lives.”  As stated on...

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Emergency Alert: Red Cross Worker Faces Execution

Emergency Alert: Red Cross Worker Faces Execution

CFI has learned of an Afghan Christian who is scheduled for execution unless he converts to Islam. Said Musa, a Red Cross worker, has been detained for the past eight months in a Kabul prison, where he has reportedly been tortured and sexually abused. Musa was recently visited by a judge, and was told that he would be hanged within three days unless he reconverted to Islam. Defense lawyers have refused to take his case. Although this brave...

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