Special Report: Growing Christian Persecution in Egypt and Libya

Special Report:  Growing Christian Persecution in Egypt and Libya

  CFI Interviews families of abducted Christians: By CFI Field Staff in Cairo EGYPT — with a population of almost 90,000,000, Christians make up less than 10 percent of the population and are targeted for death and growing persecution from the Sunni Muslim majority who comprise over 90 percent of Egypt’s inhabitants.   Background: Egyptian President al-Sisi’s authoritarian style of government has to some extent restored the rule of law in...

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Pray for Christian Boy Kidnapped in Egypt

Pray for Christian Boy Kidnapped in Egypt

By CFI Field Staff, Egypt CAIRO, EGYPT — On Saturday, February 13, Mina Samir, a five-year old Christian boy from the village of Youssef El-Seddik, Fayoum Governorate, Egypt, was kidnapped by Muslims while he was playing in the front of his home. After the kidnappers took him, they contacted his father demanding a ransom of 500 thousand Egyptian pounds in exchange for his return. On Sunday, February 14, Mina’s father headed to...

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Three Reasons President Obama is Wrong

Three Reasons President Obama is Wrong

  Three Reasons President Obama is Wrong By Jim Jacobson, President, Christian Freedom International A war is raging. ISIS is systematically and methodically abducting and slaughtering Christians. Unless defeated, ISIS will continue to target and kill especially Christians and people of other faith besides the ISIS version of Islam. The recent abduction of dozens of Christians in Syria by ISIS, coupled with the beheadings of 21 Christians in...

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Christian Freedom International Urges Prayer for Kidnapped Syrian Christians

Christian Freedom International Urges Prayer for Kidnapped Syrian Christians

  Christian Freedom International Urges Prayer for Kidnapped Syrian Christians By CFI Field Staff MAE SOT, THAILAND — According to reports, Islamic State (IS) militants have abducted at least 90 Christians from a northern village in Syria. The pre-dawn raids occurred on Monday. Many of the Christians were abducted from the town of Tal Shamiram, in the countryside of the predominantly Kurdish city of Hasaka, Xinhua reported. Dozens of...

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URGENT UPDATE: Egyptian Christians Abducted by ISIS

URGENT UPDATE: Egyptian Christians Abducted by ISIS

Urgent update on Abducted Egyptian Christians By CFI Field Staff MAE SOT, THAILAND — Christian Freedom International has received the following tragic news from our co-worker in Egypt: “Yesterday ISIS declared that they executed the 21 Egyptian Christian captives on a beach in front of Tripoli, Libya, through their magazine ‘Dabiq.’ They posted two pictures on their magazine. The pictures show the captive Egyptian Christian workers...

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