Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Atrocities By Jihadists Continue Against Christians In Egypt's Northern Sinai

CBN: Atrocities Continue against Christians in Egypt's Northern Sinai

ISIS jihadists continue targeting Christians in Egypt's volatile Northern Sinai region, resulting in brutal murders.

Two men who were abducted by the group have been found dead. Egyptian officials said one of the slain men had his eyes plucked out and was set on fire before being shot to death.

Christian families are fleeing the region in droves. At least 100 families left last Friday after ISIS released a video saying they "will kill every infidel" and that Christians are their "favorite" target.

Women are being threatened if they don't wear the Islamic body-covering and farmers are being forced to give money to the group under the guise they are paying a "zakat," a mandatory Islamic donation to charity.

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WNU Editor: Sadly .... there is a lot of truth to this report .... IS Militants in North Sinai Showing Their Strength (VOA).

More News On The Christian Exodus From Sinai

Egypt's Christians flee terror in north Sinai security void -- AP
More Egypt Copts flee jihadists in Sinai -- AFP
More than 100 Christian families escape Sinai after chilling ISIS threat -- FOX News/WSJ
Sinai Terror triangle: Christians under attack -- Middle East Eye
Over 100 Families of Egyptian Christians Fled Sinai From Extremists – Archpriest -- Sputnik
Isis attacks drive Egyptian Christians from Sinai city -- Financial Times
'I spent the night at my Muslim friends'': Christians flee Islamic State in Sinai -- Sydney Morning Herald