Persecuted Pakistani Christians Caught Between Islam and the West

The photo shows a memorial gathering for the French teacher killed last year for showing cartoons of the prophet Mohammed. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain)

Persecution against Christians in Pakistan has increased over the past 20 years. Many Christians have fled, leading to a declining Christian population in the country.

Nehemiah with FMI says things took a bad turn after the 9/11 attacks. “There is a misconception or taboo in Pakistan among Muslims. They think that every American or Europe is a Christian and that they’re a spy for the United States.”

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For example, France has suffered a rash of brutal murders by Islamic extremists in October of last year. One teacher was attacked for showing cartoons of the prophet Mohammed during a class.

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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Kevin Zeller


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