BBC Minimizes Christian Persecution

Raymond Ibrahim
While it is no secret that the so-called mainstream media habitually fails to report on the international phenomenon of Christian persecution, few are aware that they sometimes actively work to undermine the efforts of those who do expose it. Consider a new report by the BBC titled "Are there really 100,000 new Christian martyrs every year?" by Ruth Alexander, who asks: So how widespread is anti-Christian violence? "Credible research has reached the shocking conclusion that every year an estimate of more than 100,000 Christians are killed because of some relation to their faith," Vatican spokesman Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi announced in a radio address to the United Nations Human Rights Council in May. On the internet, the statistic has taken on a life of its own, popping up all over the place, sometimes with an additional detail-that these 100,000 lives are taken by Muslims. The number comes originally from the Center for the Study of Global Christianity (CSGC) at...(Read Full Post)

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