Raymond Ibrahim, Gatestone Institute

Raymond Ibrahim

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Past articles by Raymond:

Islamic Justice Prevails: Stripped Naked and Paraded in Egypt, Christian Grandmother Is Now the Guilty One

Her "crime" was that her son was accused of being romantically involved with a Muslim woman. Islam assumes the man is superior, and that non-Muslims must never have authority over Muslims. Non-Muslim men may therefore never court or marry Muslim women, → Read More

Genocide in Nigeria, Armenia and Syria: The Persecution of Christians, December 2022

"These military attacks by Recep Tayyip Erdogan's regime are part of a wider Turkish policy of annihilation of the Kurdish and Assyrian people in northern Syria and Iraq. Turkey has committed war crimes and crimes against humanity, including → Read More

The Death of Christianity in Bethlehem

"The systematic persecution of Christian Arabs living in Palestinian areas is being met with nearly total silence by the international community, human rights activists, the media and NGOs." — Justus Reid Weiner, International Christian Embassy, → Read More

"We Are Going to Kill You and Destroy Your Church": The Persecution of Christians, November 2022

Without any prior notice, government authorities bulldozed the church and homes of 200 Christians in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, leaving them homeless. "The timing is particularly concerning, coming so soon after costly and devastating floods, → Read More

How Victims of Rape Are Viewed: The Persecution of Christians, August 2022

When the 12-year-old girl was produced at court and said that she had converted of her free will and married her Muslim kidnapper, the judge—ignoring the girl's young age and distraught demeanor—ordered the accused released and the girl returned to him, → Read More

'These Attacks Have Racist, Religious Motives': The Persecution of Christians, July 2022

After raping a Christian woman, her Muslim employer told her and her family—both still not over the shock—to get back to work. — Pakistan. "The scale of killings, displacement and wanton destruction of property by these Fulani jihadist militia only → Read More

The Severed Head of Santa Claus: The Persecution of Christians, December 2021

Days before Christmas, on December 17, a Muslim cleric told his congregation, following mosque prayers, that wishing non-Muslims a Merry Christmas is "like congratulating murderers and pedophiles" — Breitbart.com, December 23, 2021, Canada. The imam → Read More

"Christians Enjoy No Rights in This Country": The Persecution of Christians, October 2021

Ali Harbi Ali, a 25-year-old Muslim man of Somali descent, lunged at and repeatedly stabbed British MP Sir David Amess with a knife. Amess, 69, died soon after.... It is worth noting that, when it comes to severely persecuting and slaughtering → Read More

Indoctrinated in Hate: 'This Is the Start of the New Caliphate'

Hate-filled indoctrination and training in violence is not limited to the "schools" of ISIS or Boko Haram. Public schools all around the Muslim world share elements of this indoctrination. Most recently, a March 2021 study exposed how the school → Read More

"This Is a Warning to Christians in All Parts of the World": The Persecution of Christians, December 2020

Muslim fighters tortured a 58-year-old Christian woman of Armenian descent by hacking off her ears, hands, and feet before finally executing her. — Medium.com, January 14, 2021, Artsakh. As to why she was mutilated before being killed, jihadis often cite → Read More

"Burned Alive": Persecution of Christians, June 2020

A Christian teenager was sexually assaulted by his Muslim employer in early June. The boy's father and brother were then beaten for trying to seek justice for him. — Persecution.org, June 19, 2020, Pakistan. "These Muslim Fulani herdsmen have been → Read More

"You Are Finished!": Turkey's Growing War on Christians

When pretexts cannot be found, assailants sometimes resort to other tactics. In an apparent attempt to conceal the online presence of at least one church, for instance, authorities labeled its website "pornographic," and blocked it. "his hateful → Read More

Middle Eastern Terrorism Coming to the US through Its Mexican Border

In May, Abu Henricki, a Canadian citizen of Trinidadian origin, told researchers with the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism that ISIS sought to recruit him and others to penetrate the US-Mexican border through routes originating in → Read More

"We Are Never Heard": Persecution of Christians, May 2019

"The assailants asked the Christians to convert to Islam, but the pastor and the others refused." So "they called them, one after the other, behind the church building where they shot them dead." — World Watch Monitor, Burkina Faso, May 2, 2019. "When → Read More

European Churches: Vandalized, Defecated On, and Torched Every Day

Countless churches throughout Western Europe are being vandalized, defecated on, and torched, as Gatestone Institute has reported. → Read More

The Rubber Whip: Extremist Persecution of Christians, October 2018

Following the secession of South Sudan in 2011, Sudan President Omar al-Bashir vowed to adopt a stricter version of sharia (Islamic law) and recognize only Islamic culture and the Arabic language. Church leaders said Sudanese authorities have demolished → Read More

The Most Consequential Clash between Muslims and the Western World

Muslims defeated a Roman army at Yarmuk, in Syria, in 636. The expulsion of Christians from the region had begun. → Read More

"It Was Like a War against the Church"

According to the well-known Conditions of Omar, which are believed to have been promulgated by the second caliph of the same name, churches may not have bells or visible crosses. "The attack on Christians was simply because of the pariah status they have → Read More

UN Has Only Recommended Tiny Token Numbers of Syrian Christians for Resettlement in the UK

Critics accused the United Nations in general and the British government in particular of continuing to discriminate against Christian refugees in favor of Muslim refugees from Syria. Barnabas Fund said it had "finally obtained figures proving that the → Read More

Infidel Women: Spoils of War

The treatment of non-Muslim women as subhuman by jihadi organizations, such as ISIS or Boko Haram in Nigeria -- where "infidel" females are bought, sold, gang-raped, mutilated, dismembered and burned alive — is relatively well known from ISIS videos. → Read More