Eagle Rising reports on the dueling stories from the international media out of the Muslim world that are shocking observers again this week.
In Egypt a Muslim man raped his toddler granddaughter, which led the little girl’s mother to murder her in an attempt to avoid a scandal.
It’s not just sexual violence against children that is rampant in Islam. Violence against Christians is also a continuous problem in the Muslim world.
Just this past week in Mali three Christians were killed outside of a Christian radio station as they stood in conversation. While the men were conversing, a fourth man approached and shot them all dead.
Although no group has claimed responsibility for the attack, there has been an upsurge in jihadist attacks in Mali, including the recent incident at the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako on 20 Nov., when 22 people were killed.
Christians, a minority in Mali, have paid a heavy price since jihadists took over northern Mali in 2012. For most of the year, armed Islamist groups ruled the region, banning the practice of other religions and desecrating and looting churches and other places of worship. Thousands, including many Christians, fled and found refuge in the south, or in neighbouring countries such as Niger and Burkina Faso…
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