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Submitted by Jeff (United States), Aug 10, 2012 at 13:51

Saudi Arabia just deported 35 Ethiopian Christians after incarcerating them for over seven months for praying in advance of the Christmas season in December 2011. Doesn't that say something?

Iran's court of appeals upheld last week a six-year prison term imposed on Farshid Fat'hi for practicing Christianity. Doesn't that say something?

Christians in Pakistan are routinely arrested for blasphemy and sit in prison with no trial. Doesn't that say something?

Syrian "freedom fighters" are telling Christians to leave their homes or be killed, emptying Christian villages. Doesn't that say something?

Ayatollah Ali Sistani's najis list puts Christians down at number 8, below pigs, urine and feces. Doesn't that say something?

The Iranian Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani is still in prison, his death penalty for being a Christian yet to be carried out only because the world is watching. Doesn't that say something?

Saudi Arabia just arrested a young Sri Lankan for praying to Buddha. Doesn't that say something?

Muslim mobs in Egypt and Indonesia ransack and burn churches, and then the police arrest Christians. Doesn't that say something?

Lara Logan was attacked, stripped of her clothes and almost ripped apart by Muslims in Egypt while they yelled that she was a member of, refresh my memory, what religion?

And now for a sample of prayers blasted over a megaphone at Mecca:

O Allah vanquish the unjust Christians and the criminal Jews, the unjust traitors; strike them with your wrath; make their lives hostage to misery; drape them with endless despair, unrelenting pain and unremitting ailment; fill their lives with sorrow and pain and end their lives in humiliation and oppression; inflict your tortures and punishments upon the unjust Christians and criminal Jews. This is our supplication, Allah; grant us our request!

Doesn't that say something?

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