Where is the reporting of Christian massacres around the world?


 

Judge Jeanne got ripped off our TV screen this week because she raised a question about a Muslim head covering worn by a Muslim Congresswoman. That made headline news. Meanwhile, Christians are being slaughtered world-wide without so much of a note on any major news source. Why?

 

Basra Armenian Church
The Armenian Church in Basra, Iraq, dates from 1736 but has been rebuilt three times.

As a result of the lack of media coverage, the vast majority of Americans do not know that “4,136 Christians were killed for faith-related reasons” last year.

That number breaks down to an average of 11 per day.

In Nigeria, more than 120 Christians have been gunned down or killed with machetes over the past three weeks, but Breitbart was the only big media outlet to report on it…

As Breitbart News alone reported among major news outlets, Fulani jihadists racked up a death toll of over 120 Christians over the past three weeks in central Nigeria, employing machetes and gunfire to slaughter men, women, and children, burning down over 140 houses, destroying property, and spreading terror.

The New York Times did not place this story on the front page; in fact, they did not cover it at all. Apparently, when assessing “all the news that’s fit to print,” the massacre of African Christians did not measure up. The same can be said for the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, the Detroit Free Press, the LA Times, and every other major paper in the United States.

But they aren’t stopping there.  Bibles are being burned, and any churches that do not “cooperate” with Chinese officials are being either shut down or destroyed.  Earlier in 2019, one of the largest megachurches in the entire country was literally blown to pieces with dynamite

And of course Breitbart is not exactly “mainstream” media.

So why won’t anyone else report on this?

And this isn’t the first time this has happened.  Last June, twelve entire Christian villages in central Nigeria were completely wiped out

In only days, a dozen villages in Nigeria’s Plateau state were wiped out. The affected communities surround the city of Jos—known as the epicenter of Christianity in northern Nigeria’s Middle Belt.

As many as 200 Christians had been killed, however, some residents fear the death toll may be even higher, as more bodies are yet to be recovered, while others were burned beyond recognition. On Sunday, 75 of the victims were buried in a mass grave.

I’ll bet that most of you had not heard about that until now.

On the other side of the world, 20 innocent people were slaughtered when Muslim radicals bombed a Roman Catholic cathedral in January

On January 27, Muslim extremists bombed a Roman Catholic cathedral on the Philippine island of Jolo, killing some 20 people and injuring dozens of others.

Once again, this is yet another mass killing that was almost entirely ignored by the mainstream media.

Is the anti-Christian bias among the mainstream media so strong that they can’t even bring themselves to report the basic facts to us?

Over in China, the persecution of Christians has reached a frightening crescendo.  Recently, officials have been going house to house and replacing pictures of Jesus Christ “with pictures of dictator Mao Zedong and/or China’s current authoritarian president, Xi Jinping”

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) continues to harass and persecute Christians and, in recent months, has taken to removing pictures of Jesus Christ from inside homes and replacing them with pictures of dictator Mao Zedong and/or China’s current authoritarian president, Xi Jinping.

In addition, Communist officials have removed Christian symbols and phrases on the outside of homes and replaced them with phrases praising socialist materialism.

Chinese authorities blew up a well-known Christian megachurch earlier this year, inflaming long-standing tensions between religious groups and the Communist Party.

Witnesses and overseas activists said the paramilitary People’s Armed Police used dynamite and excavators to destroy the Golden Lampstand Church, which has a congregation of more than 50,000, in the city of Linfen in Shanxi province.

So far in 2019, there have been 453 Islamic terror attacks in which 1,956 people have been murdered.  But you will never hear those numbers from the mainstream media.

Instead, when the mainstream media talks about Bible-believing Christians it is almost always an attack story.  As a recent Breitbart article aptly observed, having “an anti-Christian bias” has become “the last acceptable prejudice”…

How much mileage can be gained from Muslims murdering Christians, when Christians in America are often seen as an obstacle to the “progress” desired by liberals? The left sees Christians in the United States as part of the problem and seeks to undermine their credibility and influence at every turn rather than emboldening them.

Anti-Christian bias has been rightly called “the last acceptable prejudice,” one that few bother condemning.

More over at Zero Hedge

 

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23 Responses to “Where is the reporting of Christian massacres around the world?”

  1. Mustang Says:

    The best way to avoid a religious war is to pretend one doesn’t already exist.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      It sure seems to be working so far…. I read the number of Christians we are allowing in is next to nothing. Yet we will allow thousands of others

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  2. Ed Bonderenka Says:

    “Is the anti-Christian bias among the mainstream media so strong that they can’t even bring themselves to report the basic facts to us?”
    Yes.

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  3. Steve Dennis Says:

    It really sickens me the way all these issues are used for political gain, they really don’t care about the victims but rather only about how they can use the deaths for their agenda. They can’t blame this on Trump so they don’t care anything about it.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      It is so sickening…and where are the churches and their outrage? The Pope?

      Liked by 1 person

      • Steve Dennis Says:

        That is a great question! The Pope usually has an opinion but in this case he is strangely silent.

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  4. Kid Says:

    It really is annoying “They” are all kissing moslem ass. I don’t expect it to change. Why? Because moslems vote democrat to the man. To the man.

    Liked by 1 person

    • bunkerville Says:

      Hope springs eternal that somewhere somehow, critical mass will be reached.

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  5. WHERE IS THE REPORTING ABOUT THE PERSECUTION OF CHRISTIANS? – Citizen Tom Says:

    […] of Christians? It is happening, but have you heard about it? That’s the topic here: Where is the reporting of Christian massacres around the world? (bunkerville.wordpress.com, 19 Mar 2019). Here are are stories that provide additional […]

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Thanks so much for the link….

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  6. Adrienne Says:

    When I see the pearl clutching lefties whining and crying all over Facecrap, it makes me almost have an anxiety attack. How in the name of all that’s holy can these people be so stupid???

    Liked by 3 people

    • Adrienne Says:

      And have the unmitigated gall to call us names?

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      • bunkerville Says:

        The old saw… first they came for…… Christianity is under major attack like never before and yet no one speaks up.

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  7. bunkerville Says:

    Never, ever… last we see of her no doubt.

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  8. geeez2014 Says:

    The lesson is; NEVER QUESTION A MUSLIM”S PATRIOTISM.
    Astonishing. I hope this propels Judge Jeannine to GIVE THIS ATTITUDE HELL!

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    • bunkerville Says:

      see above

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  9. Laura B Mielcarek Says:

    Doesn’t fit their narrative so it is ignored, minimized, poo-pooed, and denied. That’s how they work.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Exactly. An alternative universe thus is created.

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  10. the unit Says:

    Well, the left has their sources for developing their spin away from being religiously inspired. Which I’ve read in comments.
    “For decades there have been intermittent skirmishes” (Wiki), “these clashes are becoming as potentially dangerous” (International Crisis Group). Uh-huh.
    They call it conflict between nomadic herders/pastoralists (livestock, primarily 72.5 million goats) and sedentary farmers.
    It all started with herders wanting to evade the much-hated cattle tax (jangali) imposed by the British colonial government in the northern region. As cattle herds migrated southward, so did conflicts between pastoralists and farmers. (Wiki again)
    There you go western colonialism and pastorialaphobia still root cause. \sar

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    • bunkerville Says:

      It was Trump’s fault of course…

      Liked by 2 people

      • Adrienne Says:

        But, of course, it’s Trump’s fault you silly goose…

        Liked by 3 people

      • the unit Says:

        See Muslim doctors interview over at Townhall where states Trump is “beloved” in many Muslim areas. It on CNN and seems it was cut short.

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