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Ethiopian Christians shot, beheaded and filmed by Islamic State
The video features two different versions: 12 decapitated on the seashore; 16 killed by firing squad. Threats to Christians if they do not convert to Islam. UN envoy to Libya: Close to an agreement for a new government.
13/03/2013 EGYPT - LIBYA
Benghazi, Coptic Christians denounce torture and attempts to convert them to Islam
44 of the 48 Christian vendors arrested in the market of Benghazi in February on charges of proselytizing have returned home. The Salafis forced them to say the prayer of conversion to Islam and spit on the images of Pope Shenouda III. Four of them are still in the hands of the Libyan police.
Indonesia: 3 Christian girls beheaded
Bandits beheaded the girls as they walked to school. One of the heads was left outside a church. President Susilo has condemned the attack and the head of the police talked of "helpless victims".
Egypt launches air strikes against the Islamic State in Libya, after the beheading of 21 Copts
Training camps and military arsenals in Libya targeted. Al-Sisi states that "Egypt and the entire world" must counter the Islamist challenge. Video released of the beheading of 21 Egyptian workers. Strong confessional connotation as a "revenge" against "people of the cross". "We are just south of Rome." Italian embassy in Tripoli evacuated.
Copts beheaded in Libya: the families’ Calvary, the pain of Muslims
The young men murdered by the Islamic State, where in Libya for work, many of them had waited to get married and were helping their relatives at home. The fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters and wives of those killed are in shock. Many, unable to bear the news of the tragedy, have been hospitalized. The solidarity of the villages, of the Churches and the nation, which is increasingly united. The list of those killed. From our AsiaNews correspondent in Egypt. Part I.
30/10/2005 VATICAN INDONESIA
Pope close to the families of beheaded Indonesian girls
Benedict XVI asks the bishop of the Manando's diocese to express his condolences to families and the diocesan community. He assures his "fervent prayers for peace among the people of that region".
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