Jul 6, 2011

In Ethiopia, Muslims burn 69 churches, forces 4000 Christians to flee over rumor

For details, click here or go to source at  http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2011/07/01/ethiopia-jails-hundreds-in-muslim-attacks-on-christians-over-koran-rumour/

(A destroyed Protestant church in Asendabo, 300 km (200 miles) west of the capital Addis Ababa, March 16, 2011, after Muslim youths attacked Christians/Aaron Maasho )

An Ethiopian court has sentenced 558 people to jail terms ranging from six months to 25 years for attacks on Christians that displaced thousands and led 69 churches to be burned to the ground. More than 4,000 members of local Protestant denominations were forced to flee near the town of Asendabo, some 300 kilometres (186 miles) west of the capital, in March during a rare bout of religious violence.
Mobs of Muslim youths carried out week-long attacks on Protestants after rumours that desecrated pages from the Koran had been found at a church construction site. Authorities reported a single death from the attacks.

My comment:  I'll burn 69 pages of their Quran tonight and post it here.

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