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Islamic State: ISIS orders parents to MARRY OFF their daughters to its depraved fighters

TERRIFIED parents in Libya have been ordered to MARRY OFF their daughters to depraved Islamic State (ISIS) fighters, it emerged today.

By Nick Gutteridge

PUBLISHED: 03:27, Mon, Sep 7, 2015 | UPDATED: 11:07, Mon, Sep 7, 2015

Isis fighters and women led away in chains IG/GETTY

Isis has ordered parents to hand over their daughters in marriage

Sex-crazed Islamists in the coastal city of Sirte are looking to force mothers and fathers to hand over their young girls in the name of jihad.

Those who refuse could find themselves hauled before a Sharia court, with public floggings and even the death penalty amongst the punishments routinely handed down by Isis militants.

The move comes after Express.co.uk revealed how Nigerian terror group Boko Haram has sent hundreds of fighters to Sirte to help the jihadis hold the city.

The hated terror group has declared the Sirte its new capital in north Africa as part of its bid to create a so-called caliphate.

A billboard in Sirte shows women what they are allowed to wearIG

A billboard in Sirte shows women what they are allowed to wear

In a sermon to Sirte’s terrified people – who recently rebelled against their new Isis rulers – militant Hassan al-Karami ordered locals to marry off their female relatives to Isis fighters.

He said that mothers and fathers should "step up and take the initiative" by handing over their daughters as part of jihad. Isis has made similar demands in areas it has captured in Iraq and Syria, with many women revealing the horrific treatment they have received at the hands of its twisted and depraved fighters.

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The Benghazi-born jihadist also declared the city, once the hometown of Colonel Gaddafi, to be part of the so-called caliphate.

Isis has declared its intention to use the Mediterranean city as a springboard from which to invade Europe.

Cars with Islamic State flags drive through SirteIG

The hated terror group has declared Sirte part of its so-called caliphate

Speaking at a mosque in the city’s third district, where an ill-fated anti-Isis rebellion was brutally crushed two weeks ago, al-Karami announced that the group will set up Sharia Law courts in Sirte to hand down brutal punishments to anyone who questions their rule. Penalties for anybody who disobeys the Islamist fanatics will include public flogging and even the death sentence.

He also said that the city’s university will be reopened in a bid to brainwash local inhabitants. It will teach a strictly Isis-approved curriculum, and men and women will be completely separated. ,

Boko Haram militants wielding gunsIG

Hundreds of Boko Haram militants have joined the Isis in Sirte

Boosted by hundreds of heavily armed Boko Haram warriors, al-Karami also taunted the group’s enemies, who are trying to take back the city.

Referring to a newly formed Arab League force, which has vowed to fight Isis, he boasted: "The Islamic State does not fear the infidel apostate Arab coalition against it."

Libya’s embattled government has called for international air-strikes on Isis to halts its rapid spread through northern Africa.

Last month Isis announced plans to use Sirte as a springboard to invade Europe, urging its militants to make the short journey across the Mediterranean and "conquer Rome".

The jihadists in Sirte have threatened to turn their attentions on nearby Europe, saying in propaganda videos that they will "conquer Rome".

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Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim is shown working on an agricultural project in North Korea. Officials in the reclusive nation are holding the pastor, but there are few details.

Hong Kong (CNN)A Canadian pastor, who went to North Korea on a humanitarian trip in late January, is being held in the reclusive Communist state, his family said early Thursday.

The family of Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim said they received notice from Canadian officials that Pyongyang has confirmed that the pastor is being held.

"The Lim family and the church community is asking fellow Canadians and the international community to continue praying for his release and safe return home," a family spokeswoman said in a short emailed statement.

Lim, 60, went to North Korea on a humanitarian trip as he had done over a hundred times before, said Lisa Pak, a spokeswoman for his church, based in Mississauga, Ontario.

On January 30, Lim traveled to North Korea from China with a companion from the church who last spoke with him the following day.

Lim was scheduled to return February 4 from what was described as a "routine" trip to Rajin, in northeastern North Korea, where his church supports a nursery, orphanage and nursing home, according to the Light Korean Presbyterian Church.

In 1986, Lim immigrated to Canada from South Korea with his wife and son. He speaks fluent Korean and leads a 3,000-member church.

Pak, the church’s spokeswoman, said she doesn’t believe Lim would have engaged in any type of proselytizing, which is prohibited in North Korea.

"He knows the language, he knows the nature of the government, so we don’t see that as a legitimate reason that he would be detained," she said. "We don’t believe that’s the way he would have behaved. He’s very wise about that."

Previously, North Korea has detained Westerners on religious grounds.

Former detainee's advice: Keep the faith

    Former detainee’s advice: Keep the faith

Kenneth Bae, who was detained for two years after North Korea accused him of trying to bring down the government through religious activities. Bae was released in November.

Another American, Jeffrey Fowle, was arrested after leaving a Bible at a club in North Korea and released after five months in detention.

Aijalon Mahli Gomes, a U.S. citizen sentenced to eight years of hard labor and believed to be a Christian activist, was released from North Korea in 2010 after a visit to Pyongyang by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.

CNN’s KJ Kwon contributed to this report from Seoul, South Korea, and Tina Burnside from Atlanta.

Family: Canadian pastor being held in North Korea – CNN.com

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Iran: Pastor Nadarkhani speaks to wife as lawyers seek confirmation of execution order 24/02/2012

CSW’s contacts report that Pastor Nadarkhani was in contact with his wife this week, although his lawyers are still seeking written confirmation of a report that the order for his execution has been issued. CSW continues to call for urgent prayer and action on his behalf.

Pastor Nadarkhani’s lawyers still awaiting confirmation of execution order

CSW has learned that Pastor Nadarkhani spoke to his wife as recently as yesterday, although his lawyers and the Church of Iran leadership are still seeking clarification and written confirmation of a report that the order for execution has been issued.

Mr Sadegh Larijani, Head of the Iranian Judiciary could stop execution

The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has not made a decision on Pastor Nadarkhani’s death sentence for apostasy, despite two appeals for him to so from the lower court in Rasht, which originally heard Nadarkhani’s case. He and Mr Sadegh Larijani, the Head of the Iranian Judiciary, are the only people with the authority to stop the execution, but without their intervention the authorities are obliged to carry out the Supreme Court ruling, which stated that Pastor Nadarkhani could be executed if he did not recant.

Pastor Nadarkhani has been offered freedom in exchange for renouncing his faith on at least four occasions, but has consistently refused to do so.

CSW continues calls for Pastor Nadarkhani’s release

According to Iranian law, once the execution order is officially confirmed, Pastor Nadarkhani’s lawyers would have a final opportunity to stop the execution if notified in time. However, it is not uncommon for the Iranian authorities to execute a prisoner without notification. In 1990, Pastor Hossein Soodmand was executed without notification.

CSW’s Advocacy Director Andrew Johnston said, “In sentencing Pastor Nadarkhani to death for apostasy, Iran has so far flouted its own law and the principles of the international covenants to which it is signatory. We therefore have no confidence that the Iranian authorities will follow due process and notify his family and legal team if a decision to execute him has indeed been taken. We urge the international community to press the Iranian authorities for the release of Pastor Nadarkhani and to urge them to follow their own laws with regards to guaranteeing freedom of religion for Christians and other minorities in Iran.”

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Pray

Learning of the imminent threat of execution, CSW is mobilising worldwide prayer on behalf of Pastor Nadarkhani –you can join CSW’s facebook group in support of Pastor Nadarkhani and receive the latest prayer and action updates.

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Protest

Your voice could help to save Pastor Nadarkhani’s life: Email Iran’s Chief Justice Mr Sadegh Larijani today!

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IRAN: CSW continues to call for prayer for Pastor Nadarkhani as final verdict delayed.

 

Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, sentenced to death for apostasy in Iran, is still awaiting the final ruling on his case. He recently refused an offer to secure his own release. He was asked to agree to make a statement that Mohammed, the Muslim prophet, was a messenger sent by God – he refused. CSW urges continuing prayer for his release and acquittal.

Silence from the regime on Pastor Nadarkhani’s case

After failing to persuade Pastor Nadarkhani to secure his release by making a statement that would have amounted to a change of faith , the Iranian authorities have once again become silent.

A visit by the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, is scheduled for the end of March this year. A further visit will be made by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, who co-ordinates human rights work throughout the UN. . These potential visits come at a time when repression continues in Iran, with Iranian security forces reportedly arresting many journalists in the last few weeks.

Pastor facing execution on charges of apostasy

Pastor Nadarkhani of the Church of Iran denomination was initially arrested in Rasht in 2009. In September 2010 he was tried and found guilty of apostasy, and sentenced to death. After further legal wrangling in 2011 during which the pastor thrice refused to recant his faith to save his own life, his case was eventually referred to Iran’s Supreme Leader, as international pressure mounted on his behalf. Towards the end of 2011, CSW received unconfirmed reports indicating that the case may have been passed on to the head of the Iranian judiciary, and that execution may have been delayed for up to a year to allow time to convince the pastor to renounce his faith.

CSW calls for worldwide prayer

CSW has been regularly raising Pastor Nadarkhani’s case with key international politicians and institutions, and has mounted a public campaign on his behalf since September 2011. As the UN visits approach, CSW is urging continued prayer for the release of Pastor Nadarkhani and others unjustly detained in Iran.

Join CSW’s facebook group to show your support Pastor Nadarkhani.

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Protest

Download CSW’s lobbying guide.

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Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani

Iran Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani Likely to Remain in Jail Another Year

 
 
 

An Iranian court is likely to delay its verdict in a case concerning Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, who is facing death penalty for converting to Christianity, to allow authorities to further coerce him to convert to Islam as he remains in jail.

The evangelical pastor’s lawyer has learned that the head of Iran’s judiciary, Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani, has asked the presiding judge over the trial, Ghazi Kashani, to delay the pending judgment and keep him in prison for another year, Present Truth Ministries said in a statement Thursday.

Nadarkhani, a 32-year-old house church leader from the Church of Iran denomination, was convicted of apostasy last year and was sentenced to death by hanging. However, the Supreme Court of Iran asked for the retrial of his case by a lower court in the city of Rasht in northern Gilan Province.

The deliberate delay is meant to let the case “slip away from international attention” even as the authorities continue to “use whatever means necessary to cause him to convert to Islam,” said Jason DeMars, the founder of the ministry that was first to report on the pastor’s arrest two years ago.

It was earlier learnt that the court in Rasht had asked Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei, the highest ranking political and religious authority in Shi’a-majority Iran, to rule on whether the pastor should be put to death.

The pastor was arrested in October 2009 from Rasht for allegedly protesting Islamic instruction in schools for his children, Daniel, 9, and Yoel, 7, and after he sought to register his church. Authorities, however, later changed the charges to apostasy. He has been lodged in a prison in Lakan, about seven miles south of Rasht, since then.

 In June 2010, authorities also arrested pastor’s wife Fatemah Pasindedih to pressure him to convert. During this time their boys went to live with a relative. Yousef and his wife were also threatened that their children would be taken away and given to a Muslim family, but they remained firm. Pasindedih was later released.

The Rasht court convicted the pastor of leaving Islam and sentenced him to death in November 2010.

The pastor appealed against the Rasht court’s ruling at the Supreme Court in December 2010, as apostasy is not a crime as per Iran’s penal code. The court, however, held in June 2011 that apostasy was still punishable under Sharia or Islamic law but asked the lower court to reexamine whether Nadarkhani was a believer in Islam when he adopted Christianity at the age of 19.

During the hearings held in September 2011, Pastor Nadarkhani was told by authorities that he would be given three opportunities to embrace Islam and renounce his faith in Christianity to have the charges removed. But he refused to do so.

On Sept. 26, the court determined that Youcef was a Muslim when he adopted Christianity because he was born in a Muslim family. All witnesses stated that he did not practice Islam, yet the court inexplicably determined he was a national apostate.

While the court is likely to wait for another year before reaching a decision, “there are no assurances that he will not be executed,” warned the ministry. “It could happen at any time. This is the way that the Iranian government operates with executions. They do not give advance notice and it is done in secret.”

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 7,300 times in 2010. That’s about 18 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 13 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 4 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 450kb.

The busiest day of the year was April 19th with 722 views. The most popular post that day was Hello world!.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were alphainventions.com, heavyrotations.com, digg.com, blogsurfer.us, and en.wordpress.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for derick bingham, http://www.derickbingham, william crawley derick bingham, derick bingham died, and crawley derick bingham.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

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Hello world! February 2010
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Derick Bingham March 2010

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“What is wrong with this World “ February 2010
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Read The Book February 2010
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I just wonder what God would say? March 2010

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The Age of Media

We live in the age of the “sound bite” and the various means of mass communication including television, radio, magazines, and newspapers, together with the people involved in their production THE MEDIA. Everything today is stage managed down to the last fine detail. Most of our days begin and end with sound bites either from the TV or Radio or IPod, Computer, Mp Player….. Look at the UK today and the run up to the General Election the big parties have everything looking, feeling and sounding just right for today’s modern world…so are we really so stupid that we believe all that is presented to us on a plate. Is it just me or is everything today packed up in a nice big box with ribbons on it with a note saying “hey everything you read and see and hear is right do not bother to think, just relax and take in everything we will look after you.” What do you think of the world today? Are you happy with the way the media performs? Do you think they have the right to produce only what they want us to hear? Are you happy with our Government and the way the leaders are stage managed down to the last sound bite? Are you happy with the way the music industry portrays their STARS and the way the media chase after them for photographs and stories to feed the waiting public. What about reality TV? What about all the adverts telling us what we should buy and why we should buy it. People today are being bombarded day and night by adverts, Sound Bites, Images, Moving Pictures, Twitter, Facebook, Reality TV and on and on and on…..

 

Try this……

  • Find a nice seat and sit down by yourself
  • Turn off all noise including TV, Radio, and MP Player etc…..
  • Close your eyes and think about nothing
  • Hard to do but try…. think about nothing
  • Try again … relax
  • Relax….
  • When all the noise is gone and the worry of everyday life blotted out for a few minutes listen…Relax and listen…what you feel and think now is “You”
  • How long has it been since you listened to You?
  • Is there anything you want to tell yourself or remind yourself about?
  • This is you your wellbeing your body and soul a very important place “your place”
  • When all the sound bites,adverts,media clips and music is screaming at you to read me or buy me or believe me remember who you are what you are and take control of your own life
  • Think about what is important to you
  • Think about what should be important to you
  • Relax……and think……

 The world will throw many thing in our direction and some of them can be hard very hard…….You owe it to yourself to have time to think things out I hope you will…take time to talk and think for yourself and not let the world of the sound bite take over your life………..

 I Love this verse from the Bible: John Chapter 14:

 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

 

 

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