| Raymond Ibrahim: U.S. Ignores the Muslim Slaughter of Over 10,000 Christians and Destruction of 13,000 Churches in Nigeria
| Thursday, March 31, 2016
|Jihad Watch : Boko Haram, the Nigerian Islamic extremist group, has killed more people in the name of jihad than the Islamic State (ISIS), according to the findings of a new report.
Since 2000, when twelve Northern Nigerian states began implementing or
more fully enforcing Islamic law, or Sharia, “between 9,000 to 11,500
Christians” have been killed. This is “a conservative estimate.” In addition, “1.3 million Christians have become internally displaced
or forced to relocate elsewhere,” and “13,000 churches have been closed
or destroyed altogether.”
Countless “thousands of Christian businesses,
houses and other property have been destroyed.” The report alludes to a number of other factors that connect the
growth of the Nigerian jihad to the growth of the global jihad. The rise
of anti-Christian, Islamic supremacism “did not emerge in Northern
Nigeria until the 1980s, when Nigerian scholars and students returned
from Arabic countries influenced by Wahhabi and Salafist teaching.
year, thousands of West African Muslims get free scholarships to pursue
their studies in the Sunni Arab countries; this has had a major impact
on Nigerian culture.” This “major impact” is not limited to Nigeria. Saudi Arabia annually
spends over $100 billion disseminating “Wahhabi and Salafist
teaching”—or what growing numbers of Muslims refer to as “true
Islam”—including through European and American mosques.
radicalization of ISIS, Boko Haram, and Lone Wolf jihadis stand America’s best Muslim friends and allies. Another important finding from the report is that, “Not just radical
Islam, Boko Haram being the most notable example, but also Muslim
Hausa-Fulani herdsmen and the Northern Muslim political and religious
elite are also major actors of targeted violence towards the Christian
That assessment is similar to the Obama Administration’s claim that “a lack of opportunity for jobs” is what created ISIS; or CIA John Brennan’s claim that
the global jihad is “fed a lot of times by, you know, political
repression, by economic, you know, disenfranchisement, by, you know,
lack of education and ignorance, so there — there are a number of
phenomena right now that I think are fueling the fires of, you know,
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|posted by D.Swami Gwekanandam @ 1:23 PM