Wednesday, 23 July 2014


Stand in Solidarity for Iraqi Christians



Saturday 26-July-2014


The Iraqi Christian community in the United Kingdom and their churches are organising a solidarity stand for the victimised Iraqi Christians in London on Saturday 26-July-2014 with the support of many Eastern and Western Churches and various Christian organisations and charities in the United Kingdom.


The assembly will start at 11:30 near Parliament Square.


Then the demonstrators will move from the assembly point to stand in solidarity outside the Parliament building for a period of time followed by a march towards 10 Downing Street.


We look forward to your participation to illustrate your solidarity with the displaced and suffering Christians of Mosul and Iraq.


Please pass this on to as many people you know as possible.


The event will be covered by the media


We will update with additional email(s) if there are changes.


Many thanks.

Communications and Media

The Syriac Orthodox Church

in the United Kingdom

St Thomas Cathedral

T: +44 (0) 20 - 87495834

W3 7JL


Radical Islam Watch
Thursday, 24 July 2014


Noted Convert in Egypt, Released in Appeal, Quickly Imprisoned Again Mohammed Hegazy, now called Bishoy Armia Boulous, faces 2009 charges.

By Our Middle East Correspondent
Bishoy Armia Boulous, previousy known as Mohammed Hegazy. (Morning Star News)ISTANBUL, Turkey, July 23, 2014 (Morning Star News)

A noted convert in Egypt released on bail this week for the appeal of his disputed conviction for “inciting sectarian violence” was quickly imprisoned again on equally controversial charges from 2009 of “defaming Islam,” his attorney said.
Local security officials on Monday (July 21) turned Bishoy Armia Boulous, previously known as Mohammed Hegazy, over to the Ministry of Interior to face the blasphemy charges filed five years ago.

In 2009 two lawyers supported by a group of Islamists charged him with defaming Islam after he filed what became a very public lawsuit to force the Egyptian government’s Ministry of Interior to change the religious affiliation listed on his state-mandated national identification card from Muslim to Christian.


Radical Islam Watch
Wednesday, 23 July 2014


Trojan Horse Report Finds 'Determined Effort' To Implement Radical Islam In School

A report into the so-called Trojan Horse plot to takeover schools in Birmingham has found a "determined effort" to implement radical Islam. The comments came from the newly appointed Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, who made a statement on the subject in the House of Commons today.

The review was ordered by the Morgan's predecessor Michael Gove, following reports that as many as twenty-five Birmingham schools had been the subject of takeovers. In each case, the governing bodies were infiltrated by radicals who then set about pushing out moderate teachers and implementing radical Islam. 

Thursday, 10 July 2014

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Summer test for "Islamic State" call to young European radicals-EU official

 * Caliphate declaration may attract radical students on summer break 

* Caliphate, violence in Iraq show need for "immediate action" 

* Nine EU countries agree to measures to counter jihadist risk

    By Steve Scherer and Ilaria Polleschi 

MILAN, July 8 (Reuters) - The long summer break will test the ability of the militant "Islamic State" group led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to draw radical Islamist students in Europe to fight in Iraq and Syria, an EU official said in Milan on Tuesday. 

Radical Islam Watch
Thursday, 10 July 2014

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Jihadists Escalate the Persecution and Slaughter of Christians Worldwide

Rebel fighter points his gun at suspected Gaddafi supporter as other rebels try to protect suspected supporter, on road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah, near Ajdabiyah

In recent days and weeks, we’ve witnessed and unprecedented escalation of radical Islamic violence and persecution of Christians in the Middle East and North Africa.

In Nigeria, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, and a number of other countries in the region, radical jihadists are literally slaughtering Christians.  They are pillaging Christian villages and burning churches.

Radical Islam Watch
Wednesday, 09 July 2014

Christians Killed in Attacks in Coastal Region of Kenya

Amid ethnic and political conflicts, religion also appears as factor in killings.

By Our East Africa Correspondent

Tana River in county of the same name in Kenya. (Morning Star News via Wikipedia)

Tana River in county of the same name in Kenya. (Morning Star News via Wikipedia)

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two Christians near Kenya’s coast were killed Monday night (July 7) following attacks by suspected Islamic extremists over the weekend on two predominantly Christian villages that left more than 30 people dead, sources said.

Wednesday, 09 July 2014


المفكر مدحت قلادة أعود الى سويسرا وفى رأسى تؤاطو الأمن فى صلح المطرية .

مدحت قلادة

الأهرام الجديد الكندى

كتب المفكر القبطى المعروف مدحت قلادة على شبكة التواصل الأجتماعى الفيس بوك أثناء تواجده بمطار القاهرة عائدا الى سويسرا قائلا من مطار القاهرة أعود الي سويسرا مرة اخري بأفكار ومواقف وأحزان وهموم للحظات تعايشتها علي ارض مصر

في رؤية مظلومين وحزاني بسبب تعنت رجال أمن وتواطؤ الداخلية وفساد عددا من اللؤاءات بها علي سبيل المثال القائمين علي صلح العار والذل بالمطرية وتعصب وكيل نيابة وإخواني بنيابة العمرانية او بلجنة تقصي الحقائق بالدولة و،،،،،

Latest News
Thursday, 03 July 2014


European court backs French ban on full-faced veil


A women, wearing a niqab despite a nationwide ban on the Islamic face veil, gives a phone call outside the courts in Meaux, east of Paris, September 22, 2011.  REUTERS/Charles Platiau


A women, wearing a niqab despite a nationwide ban on the Islamic face veil, gives a phone call outside the courts in Meaux, east of Paris, September 22, 2011.

Credit: Reuters/Charles Platiau

STRASBOURG/PARIS (Reuters) - The European Court of Human Rights upheld France's 2010 ban on full-face veils in public on Tuesday but acknowledged the law could appear excessive and feed stereotypes.

Judges at the Strasbourg-based court, by 15 to 2, said the ban did not violate religious freedom and aimed to ensure "respect for the minimum set of values of an open democratic society" which included openness to social interaction.

Judges at the Strasbourg-based court, by 15 to 2, said the ban did not violate religious freedom and aimed to ensure "respect for the minimum set of values of an open democratic society" which included openness to social interaction.

Radical Islam Watch
Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Cardiff Jihadist 'willing to die' for Isis fight in Syria

Reyaad Khan, Nasser Muthana and Abdul Rakib Amin

Reyaad Khan, Nasser Muthana and Abdul Rakib Amin appeared in a video aimed at recruiting jihadists  

In an online conversation with BBC Wales Aseel Muthana described seeing 'martyrs' to militant group Isis's cause

A man believed to be one of three people from Cardiff who have joined a jihadist group in Syria has said he is willing to die for the cause.

Aseel Muthana, 17, left Britain in February to join his older brother Nasser in the country and says he has no plans to return.

Radical Islam Watch
Monday, 30 June 2014


Sudanese Authorities Demolish Another Church Building Advance notice came previous day -- during worship service.

By Our Sudan Correspondent

JUBA, South Sudan, June 30, 2014 (Morning Star News) –  

Remains of Sudanese Church of Christ in North Khartoum. (Morning Star News) 

Authorities in North Khartoum demolished another church building today, just a day after giving verbal notice during the congregation’s worship service, sources said.
Bulldozers demolished the Sudanese Church of Christ in the Thiba Al Hamyida area of the city as church members watched, with security personnel threatening to arrest them if they tried to block their efforts, church members said.
There were about 70 security personnel armed with guns and tear gas, they said.

Radical Islam Watch
Sunday, 29 June 2014

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High-Profile Convert Jailed for 'Inciting Strife'

Pray that God will protect Mohammed,
as well as his wife and children.

Mohammed Hegazy, a well-known Christian campaigner for religious liberty, has been detained in Egypt for allegedly inciting "sectarian strife." Sources are concerned that the 31-year-old believer may be enduring torture in prison.

Mohammed (now widely known by his Christian name, Bishoy Armia Boulous), was arrested on the morning of December 4th at a café in Minya, Upper Egypt. Security forces claim he had been working for a Christian satellite TV channel and contributing to a "false image" that there is violence being perpetrated against Christians in Minya.

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Friday, 27 June 2014


دين ابوهم اسمه ايه

Radical Islam Watch
Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Copt Convicted of 'Blasphemy' in Egypt for 'Liking' Facebook Page

Severity of sentence shocks Christians, free speech advocates. By Our Middle East Correspondent
ISTANBUL, Turkey, June 25, 2014 (Morning Star News) – A young Christian man in Upper Egypt accused of blaspheming Islam for “liking” a Facebook page was sentenced Tuesday (June 24) to six years in prison, shocking the Coptic community and other Facebook users.
Judge Hazim Hany of Armant Criminal Court found Kerolos Shouky Attallah, 29, of Al-Mahamid village near Luxor, guilty of violating two articles of the Egyptian Penal Code – Article 98F, defaming a divinely revealed religion, and Article 176, inciting sectarian violence.
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Wednesday, 25 June 2014

الحكم على المتنصر محمد حجازي بخمس سنوات

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Wednesday, 25 June 2014


Noted Convert in Egypt, Formerly Known as Hegazy, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Mohamed Hegazy, now known as Bishoy Armia, though not legally

(Morning Star News) – A judge in Egypt yesterday sentenced Bishoy Armia Boulous – formerly Mohammed Hegazy, the first Egyptian to try to legally change his religious identity on his official ID – to five years in prison, his attorney said.

The 31-year-old Christian received the prison term and a fine of 500 Egyptian pounds (US$70) for what the judge called “disturbing the peace by broadcasting false information” after documenting political unrest in Egypt brought on by numerous Muslim extremist attacks on Christians, attorney Wagdy Halfa said.

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