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 Christians in Indonesia Suffering Persecution from Muslims

Despite being a “Christian” province, West Papua, Indonesia has been experiencing heightened Christian persecution.
Christian Today reports that though the majority of people living in West Papua are Christians, ever since the government took control of the area in 1963, reports of Christian persecution have been surfacing.

The majority of Indonesians are Muslims, and there are reports of Muslim persecution of Christians.

"The Indonesians want to replace the Christian religion with Islam,” says a report by an Australian Catholic organization. "Many mosques are being built everywhere. They want Papua to be a Javanese Malay nation. Radicalisation is happening in Papua, with some militias very active near the border with PNG. They burn down the Papuan houses. They are recruited as illegal loggers. Their camps and logging are well protected by the military." ...

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SI Moderator - Greg Gordon

 2016/3/14 11:53Profile

 Re: Christians in Indonesia Suffering Persecution from Muslims

Same thing is seeing surfacing in Kenya too (historically a more predominant Christian nation than Islam - not everyone, but the majority of the people overall). I watched a testimony from a dear Kenyan sister being interviewed by David Curry of Open Doors recently & her explaining how they murdered her well known husband in the front yard, & how God had to work on her to forgive (among other things in prophetic dreams speaking to & showing her her heart & the heart of the father).

 2016/3/14 13:35

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