Yesterday I posted “Profiling Harper-Mercer via Media Sources” in regard to the massacre perpetrated in Rosewood Oregon. Today I found a WND article that looks into the depraved mind of a psycho-killing and Christian hating murderer.

JRH 10/3/15

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October 2, 2015


Photos from Christopher Harper Mercer’s MySpace page

The Oregon gunman who lined up his victims and asked specifically which ones were Christians before shooting them execution style had a special interest in “magick” and “spiritualism” and had joined a dating website called “Spiritual Passion.”

On the site, Christopher Harper Mercer, 26, who killed nine people and injured seven at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg before he was shot and killed by police, describes his politics as “Republican” and his interests as “killing zombies,” meditation, the occult and punk-rock music.

He also made clear that he had a disdain for organized religion. Using the handle “IronCross45,” Mercer describes himself as a “not religious,” man who lives with his parents. He belonged to a group on the site who shared common interests in “magick and the occult.” Under the category of “Religious Views,” Mercer wrote that he is not religious but is “spiritual” and was interested in “pagan” and “wiccan.”

He listed “vampire, piercings, psychic, tattoos” under the category of “Individuality.”

By midday Friday the dating site had removed Mercer’s page and blocked public access to his account but WND captured a screen shot (see below).

Mercer’s tactics, searching for Christians and killing them, bore a remarkable similarity to the Columbine High School incident where the shooters also targeted Christians, including Rachel Scott, who was the first to be killed for her faith that fateful day on April 20, 1999.

“It is astounding and inspiring to consider the number of young people who died as Christian martyrs in this horrific mass murder, a shooting spree that involved the specific targeting of Christians,” Carl Gallups, a Baptist pastor in Florida, author and former police officer who hosts a national radio show, told WND.

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Gallups’ latest book, “Be Thou Prepared: Equipping the Church for Persecution and Times of Trouble,” addresses the growing persecution of Christians in America. “They could not have known when they got up that morning they would be called upon to deny Jesus Christ, or die,” Gallups said of the courageous Christians in Oregon.

“Many are asking, ‘how could this happen in America?’ Sadly, the answer appears to be that not only ‘can’ it happen in America, but also, it will probably continue to happen with increasing frequency as the spiritual makeup of our nation continues to decay,” Gallups continued. “In the wake of this tragedy, the people of God will have even more opportunities to be the “salt and the light” and to demonstrate the love of Jesus.”

Only two ‘friends’ on Myspace

Blogger and author Pamela Geller noted that on Mercer’s Myspace page he had only two friends, “a girl and a jihadi.” The male friend is Mahmoud Ali Ehsani.

“He has just two friends — a girl and a jihadi,” Geller writes. “Check out the terror sympathizer’s page — ‘kill the jews.’ “The media has avoided mentioning this at all.”

Mercer said on the dating site he wanted a girlfriend and described his personality as a “loner, shy at first, but warm up quickly, side kick, better in small groups, geek, nerd, intellectual, punk, introvert.” He also idolized other mass shooters and terrorists. A Myspace account linked to Mercer’s email address shows pictures of him in black ski mask and full military dress holding a rifle and also images of Irish Republican Army logos. He also had an affinity for other mass killers.

In a blog, Harper-Mercer especially admired the Roanoke TV-interview shooter, Vester Flanagan, the Daily Beast reported. People “like him have nothing left to live for,” Mercer wrote on Aug. 31. “On an interesting note, I have noticed that so many people like him are all alone and unknown, yet when they spill a little blood, the whole world knows who they are… A man who was known by no one, is now known by everyone. His face splashed across every screen, his name across the lips of every person on the planet, all in the course of one day. Seems the more people you kill, the more you’re in the limelight.” Mercer reportedly told his victims, “Oh, you’re a Christian? Well you’re about to see God.”

A well-defined pattern

Forensic psychiatrist Dr. Michael Welner, MD, told Fox News the pattern is familiar of someone who recognizes from watching others that they have an opportunity to be made “larger than life.”

“This converges with someone who recognizes he’s a failure as a man,” Welner said, “and that he can go overnight from a nobody to a celebrity. “He admired that he could get the attention from killing alone. And by saying something as callous as ‘pray, because you’re about to be meet your maker’ or whatever he said,” Welner added. “He admired that he could get the attention from killing alone. Hey, what can I do that’s outrageous, and where can I target where people are defenseless and wont’ stop me from killing as many people as I can get away with.”

Welner said these types of killers, like Mercer and Dylan Roof, the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooter, are not necessarily ingrained racists.

“No, it starts with a desire to kill because one recognizes one will be larger than life,” he said. On the dating site Mercer said he was an Internet junkie and fantasized about “killing zombies.” Gary Evans, 62, who was married to Harper-Mercer’s aunt, told The Daily Beast in a phone interview that when Harper-Mercer came into the world, his birth father was not in the picture. “They were separated when I first met them, and I don’t believe they ever were married,” Evans said. The father is Caucasian, Evans said, while Harper-Mercer’s mother, Laurel Harper, is black.


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Khana Dak

Shamim Masih writes about the exploitation and deprivation of Pakistani Christians in a slum colony just outside of Islamabad. The Christians in Pakistan may not be having their heads chopped off en masse as in the terrorist pseudo-nation calling itself the Islamic State but their lives are lived in oppression just as the dhimmitude (See Also HERE) Pact of Omar (Umar) etched in the Islamic stone of Sharia Law.

VIDEO: The Dhimmi Contract


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Published on Jul 13, 2009



*** [Blog Editor: Youtube video description translated to English from Dutch]


There is no official Islamic “dhimmitude” in Pakistan or in most of the Muslim dominated nations; however the treatment of non-Muslims is still in the dhimmitude Muslim mentality in Islamic culture. ERGO the Christians Shamim are advocating for are essentially treated as dhimmis by Pakistan Sunni Muslims.

JRH 9/24/15


Khana Dak

By Shamim Masih

Sent: 9/24/2015 1:28 AM

Khana Dak Christians

Islamabad: Christians of Khana Dak celebrated Independence Day across the Korang Nala, where, they have no access to a road. The local government has turned a cold face towards this community. Residents raised small funds, which are awfully short of the total budget. On the 69th Independence Day celebration of Pakistan, I was invited to join the celebration at Khana Dak, (a Christian colony with more than 70 houses). There, Rah-e-Nijat Ministry arranged singing and a debate competition for young church members with the local priest. We drove through the pasture. The event was good and we all enjoyed it, at the end youngsters were encouraged [by] distributing shields to the winners.

But I noticed the disheveled existence of the local community in the area. This community lives across the Korang Nala, or Korang River, (Korang River is the outlet stream of Rawal Dame. This stream crosses Islamabad Express Highway from Korang Town and Judicial Colony). This river strikes this colony every year and destroys what meager housing the poor have which includes the elimination of food supplies, crops, and form animals. The recent and last year, I met with victims of the massive deluge but these Christians received no help from the authorities. They have been affected by the flood every year and yet no disaster recovery plan or infrastructure has been put in place to enhance their safety or security. Another difficulty they face [is] that the owner of the nearby colony (Qutbal Town) has banned their way to a road. Last year, there was a flood all around [Khana Dak] but there was no passage to this colony.

This year, the residents have been able to negotiate with the owner of the town and got the passage towards the road side. But there is a problem to construct the bridge on the Korang Nala. The local government should construct a bridge on the nala but the Capital Development Authority (CDA) does not fulfill its responsibility. The families have been working together to arrange funds. In the meantime, they raised funds for two big pipes. But this is woefully short of the level they need. There is an urgent call for support to the downtrodden families.

During the last year, when government agencies and charities have set up temporary shelter in the form of tents and providing food, clean water and medical aid in the flood affected areas, poor Christians of this area as well as Layyah, Sharoon Colony and Gilgit were overlooked and forgotten. Christian communities have survived quite miraculously and remain unscathed. Victims had lost most of their possessions which had been washed away with their homes or irretrievably ruined by water damage and bruising carriage via the water surge.

Presently, Rah-e-Nijat Ministry® is raising funds for the construction of the bridge; sources said that the total cost of the project is more than 2.5 million Pak rupees. Please help them by giving financially, that they might continue the work. I hope hearts are stirred to offer help to these victims, as I believe one day we all have to answer to our maker.

Be Blessed,

Shamim Masih

For donations [to the project] and any further [information] you can contact Shamim at shamimpakistan@gmail.com, or Safdar Saleem at: rahenijatm@gmail.com

The best way to SUPPORT Shamim’s Christian advocacy in Pakistan is via Western Union sending money with this LINK to a Western Union agent in Islamabad. Include Shamim’s phone – +92-300-642-4560


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Words enclosed by brackets are by the Editor.


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*** Youtube video description:




Dutch translation [Google Translate to English]:


* Dhimmis at all times should be aware that they are inferior to Muslims and to behave accordingly.


* Dhimmis owe a special tax. Which must be personally handed, with the dhimmis ritual will be humbled (for example by saving them in the face). Pays a dhimmi not, you lose the right to protection and can do every Muslim to him what he wants.


* Muslims dhimmis can prescribe what clothes to wear so that their submission is emphasized.


* Dhimmis may not have cars or other motor vehicles, most bikes. They should always give priority to Muslims.


* When a Muslim wishes to sit in public places, a dhimmi must release his chair.


* Dhimmis may no finer or higher inhabit houses than the Muslims in their environment.


* Dhimmis may only perform a menial job or heavy work.


* It is dhimmis not allowed to build new churches or synagogues, or repair dilapidated churches or synagogues.


* Dhimmis are free to practice their religion, but allowing to not only reveal a stir. It is forbidden to display publicly in prayer or singing too loudly. It is also forbidden to wear religious symbols, or attach it to the outside of a building.


* Dhimmis cannot criticize Islam, the Koran and Muhammad, this is punishable by death or long imprisonment.


* Dhimmis cannot prevent their relatives are Muslim.


* It is not allowed Muslims to convert to Christianity or Judaism.


* It is male dhimmis forbidden to marry Muslim women, a Muslim man can marry a dhimmi woman of course.


* The testimony of a Muslim always counts more than that of a dhimmi. An oath or declaration of a dhimmi in a case against a Muslim has no legal validity.


* Dhimmis should never, ever carry a weapon and can therefore do no service to the police or the army.


* The insult or offend Muslims with dhimmis is strictly prohibited, the converse is not a problem. A dhimmi who reproves a Muslim inflicts injury is heavy, the opposite case is a modest fine enough. If a Muslim kills a dhimmi and therefore no acceptable reason can argue he should pay blood money. On the killing of a Muslim with a dhimmi is of course the death penalty.


* If a dhimmi converts to Islam and later rejects it, he will be put to death.


* It is not allowed in many cases dhimmi children to attend university education.

Valiant Pakistan Christian needs YOUR HELP

Shamim Masih and wife Namja

John R. Houk

© September 21, 2015

You may have seen Shamim Masih’s name on many a guest post on my blogs. Shamim is from Pakistan with, in my opinion, an unfortunate circumstance. He is a Christian in a Muslim majority nation that claims the odd duality of being a secular republic and an Islamic republic.

The Western Union link to send funds to Shamim is this: Send Money Online (You may need to include Shamim’s phone number for identification purposes: +92-300-642-4560).

Pakistan became an independent nation in 1947 when the former British raj divided India along the lines of religion; viz. a West and East Pakistan as Muslim and the majority of the Indian subcontinent as Hindu. In both sides of the partition there were and still are minorities smaller than the Muslim majority and Hindu majority.

The person credited for pushing the partition of India was Mohammed (alternate spelling include Muhammad) Ali Jinnah who viewed that an independent India would marginalize the significant sized Muslim minority on the subcontinent. Jinnah promised a secular republic that all people no matter their religious faith would have political equal rights, but the emphasis would be Islamic. The problem for Pakistan is that Jinnah died a little over a year after Pakistan independence in 1947.

Some people of note wonder how successful Jinnah would have been to institute the vision he proclaimed for Pakistan if he had lived longer. To make things short in regard to Pakistan’s current political status, Pakistan quickly devolved into an Islamic Supremacist nation in which political rights and privileges became dominated by the Sunni-Islam majority. Roughly this translates that all the minorities of Pakistan (including Shia-Muslims and Ahmadi-Muslims) were treated with disdain and persecution. This disdain was institutionalized by the Sunni leaders that dominated the Pakistani government.

Just as a short aside, India has developed a more democratic representative government than Pakistan. The Indian governing elites have had a better history in at least attempting political equality between Hindus vs. the minorities. BUT there has been a history of strife between the Hindu majority and India’s minorities and even within Hinduism due to that religion’s caste system.

We don’t hear much about Pakistan in the American press except once in a while in terms of cooperating and/or hindering the war being prosecuted in Afghanistan due to Islamic terrorism perpetrated on September 11, 2001. Islamic terrorists under the guise of al Qaeda attacked American soil that resulted in nearly 3,000 immediate deaths which grows even in this present day as the past rescue effort has had continuous effects. BUT the American press should pay more attention on how Pakistan’s Sunni leaders and populace has made that nation one of the most dangerous for minorities to live in for the entire world:

IN ITS latest global report, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) described Pakistan as presenting one of the “worst situation(s) in the world” in respect of liberty of thought. It cited the authorities’ “grossly indequate [sic]” response to attacks on Shia processions and mosques which had cost hundreds of lives; the fact that the Ahmadis, who follow a religious teacher of the 19th century, are denied the right to call themselves Muslims, deprived of many other civil rights, and virtually disenfranchised; forced conversions and kidnappings affecting both Christians and Hindus; and above all a blasphemy law with a very low threshold of proof, which can easily be invoked in the course of petty quarrels unrelated to religion.

Over the past month, the news about religion in Pakistan has become worse, whether this is measured by the behaviour of officialdom or the horrors suffered by ordinary folk at the hands of terrorists or fanatics. READ ENTIRETY (How to stop going from bad to worse; By B.C.; The EconomistErasmus; 3/27/15 15:09)

Shamim Masih (far right) with Katchi Abadi slum Christians

Shamim Masih is a Christian Human Rights activists who is also a journalist by profession. In the last few years he has been a voice crying in the wilderness trying to expose this blatant inhumanity that effects Pakistani Christians. Here is just a small example of the risks a Christian faces in Pakistan:

It all started with the promise of what seemed to be an innocent shopping trip with a friend. But when the 12-year-old Christian girl traveled into the town of Lahore with her friend one day last January, she had no idea that everything in her world was about to go terribly wrong.

She was kidnapped by the friend’s uncle and driven more than 120 miles away, where she was subsequently raped and forced to sign papers consenting to marriage to the man. And when she refused to give in to his demands that she convert from Christianity to Islam, she was severely beaten.

The nightmare continued for the next eight months, as the girl was repeatedly raped and beaten until she finally converted. Fortunately, she eventually managed to escape from her abductor and contacted her parents to tell them of her whereabouts.

But the family’s troubles were far from over. When the kidnapping was investigated, it was revealed that, although the girl’s father had reported her missing eight months before, the police had never looked into her disappearance. And when Lashkar-e-Tayyaba, a militant Islamic group, contacted the authorities about the young girl, they produced a marriage certificate claiming that she was married to one of their members — despite the fact that the legal age for marriage in Pakistan is 16. To make matters worse, the authorities suggested to the girl’s family that if the girl was not turned over to her “legal” husband, charges would be filed against them.

The State of Christian Persecution in Pakistan

· The abduction, forced marriage, and conversion of Christian girls by Muslims has become a disturbing trend in Pakistan; in fact, it is estimated that as many as 700 girls are abused in this manner each year. In most of these cases, the authorities rarely take action and the girls are never returned to their families. If the girls are raped and become pregnant, it is nearly impossible for the courts to release them from their captors.

· If a girl does manage to leave her Muslim family and attempts to return to Christianity, she is considered an apostate and is liable to be killed, despite the fact that she was forcibly converted.

· According to Jonathan Racho with International Christian Concern, “Rape has been used as a weapon of persecution against Christian girls in Pakistan, where Christians are treated as third-class citizens. In the Muslim majority country, Christian girls are particularly vulnerable to these types of crimes because Muslim authorities are reluctant to protect them when their rights are being violated by Muslims.”

· Nazir Bhatti, president of the Pakistan Christian Congress, has stated that over 99.9 percent of rape cases involving Christian women go unreported.

… (Persecution In Pakistan; Christian Freedom International)

Shamim has been reporting on these kind of incidents for quite some time. In case you haven’t figured it out, this means Shamim Masih risks his life every time his name is on something in print.

Easter Packages for prisoners outside Adayla Jail April 2015

Shamim, as far as I am aware of, is not an ordained minister, BUT he often does the work of a minister by visiting the Christian imprisoned, Christian victims of violent Muslims and I have viewed pictures of him involved in ministry to Pakistani Christian children.

Rape Victims – Sehrish (18yrs) & Farzana (14yrs) with Shamim 12-2014

Shamim Masih with Christian Students

I want to emphasize the work of Shamim because is a guy VERY WORTHY of financial support. I’ll be honest to my fellow Americans. Supporting Shamim is not going to be a tax deduction unless you find a 501(c)(3) organization in the USA willing to send funds to this valiant Christian in Pakistan.

Pakistan Christmas with Shamim Masih ministering

The best way to support Shamim Masih directly is through Western Union which will exchange your American dollars into Pakistani rupees. Shamim merely has to go to the nearest Western Union agent to where he lives. The Western Union link to send funds to Shamim is this: Send Money Online (You may need to include Shamim’s phone number for identification purposes: +92-300-642-4560).

If you live outside of the USA Western Union is quite international. Find the link for your language and Western Union will exchange your currency into Pakistan Rupees as well. Go to Western Union HERE and you can choose the nation you are from and the language will change accordingly and currency you can use.

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You should also be aware Shamim Masih is a family probably the same as you and I. He has children. Children need to go to school to receive an education. According to Wikipedia here is the Pakistan official stance on education for children:

… Article 25-A of Constitution of Pakistan obligates the state to provide free and compulsory quality education to children of the age group 3 to 16 years. “The State shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age of five to sixteen years in such a manner as may be determined by law”.[3]

The education system in Pakistan is generally divided into six levels: Primary education (for the age from 2.5 to 5 years); primary (grades one through five); middle (grades six through eight); high (grades nine and ten, leading to the Secondary School Certificate or SSC); intermediate (grades eleven and twelve, leading to a Higher Secondary (School) Certificate or HSC); and university programs leading to undergraduate and graduate degrees.[4] (Education in Pakistan; Wikipedia; Last Modified – 9/11/15 18:35)

Public Education in Pakistan is based on the Islamic Supremacist model:

Islamic extremism in Pakistan has its roots in the country’s educational system. As long as religious hatred is taught in school text books, discrimination and intolerance towards minorities will continue to thrive among young people.

Schools are at the heart of the problem but at the same time, they are the key to defeating terrorism and religious extremism in Pakistan. Many are adamant about this: experts, educators, bishops, civil society organisations, politicians and scholars alike. “For as long as the jihad begins in the classroom and religious hatred is fostered through state school text books, it will not be easy to imagine this country as one that exudes tolerance, a peace-building country that strives for harmony,” Professor James Paul Anjum explained to Vatican Insider. Mr. Anjum is a Christian and President of the Pakistan Minorities Teachers’ Association (PMTA). (The christians minorities in Pakistan: the problem in the education system; Written by Early Christians; EarlyChristians.org; 7/28/15 00:00)

Christian children that are brave enough to attend Pakistan’s public schools will face discrimination and derision from the Sunni Muslims. Their texts books will about how peaceful Muhammad was even though he slaughtered Jews and Christians as he pillaged his way to dominate the Arabian Peninsula. While you listen and read this as a Christian student you probably will learn that Jesus not only never died on the Cross but also was not the Son of God. So you can guess the level of education for Christian children is much diminished unless you pay for that education.

… In Pakistan it is very common for Christians to be relegated to work in the least desirable fields. Among many jobs the most common are cleaning people’s private residences and collecting and disposing of garbage. There are several reasons this is so but one of the most obvious reasons is that the Christian community in Pakistan cannot afford to educate itself. Education is expensive and the Christian community lacks the resources to pay for a proper education. The inability to access a better education causes Christians to hand down these bad jobs to their children and perpetuate a negative cycle. (Need for Education in the Christian Community of Pakistan; Christians in Pakistan)

A few days ago I received this email from my valiant Christian friend Shamim Masih:

This is the actual situation, I am suffering with: Today the school management sent back to home my children due the non-payment of school fee for the last three months.

I queried Shamim what kind of tuition he was looking at for his children in terms of U.S. dollars. Shamim emailed back $300.

Surely there ten Americans willing to donate $30 or thirty Americans willing to donate $10. Even if Shamim receives an excess of his children’s educational needs, he is truly a workman worthy of your support. You may even wish to send a monthly support for Shamim and his family’s needs especially as long as the Lord is providing protection in an Islamic Supremacist nation.

The Western Union link to send funds to Shamim is this: Send Money Online (You may need to include Shamim’s phone number for identification purposes: +92-300-642-4560).

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JRH 9/21/15

Christian Flock is Abandoned

Shamim asks:

Australia, Canada and many other countries have granted immigration to thousands of Afghan and Hazara people in the recent years. But Christians are rejected when they are also facing the same situation in Pakistan. Why?

“Why?” indeed! Obama and European nations have been placing Muslim immigrants displaced by wars and terrorism seeming on a quota basis, AND YET nearly ZERO Christians affected under the same circumstance are a part of any immigration quotas.

JRH 9/13/15

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Christian Flock is Abandoned

By Shamim Masih

Sent: 9/11/2015 9:23 PM

ISLAMABAD: There is news of Muslim mass immigration to Europe, America, Britain and other countries. Germany, America and Britain offered a big number of them [refuge] in their countries. Even Pope Francis called on [Catholics] Sunday that every European Church Parish and religious community to take in one refugee family in a gesture of solidarity, which he said would start in the tiny Vatican state where he lives.

It sounds good that Christian majority countries are offering mass immigration on humanity bases to Muslim migrants due to the cruelty by their own Muslim fellows. Thousands of the Syrian Muslims are travelling to Europe and the States. War has forced half of Syrians from their homes. The long insurgency in the country has been worsened by a sense of deprivation among the locals, and an inclusive political system is unable to achieve sustainable peace and stability.

“Wars, conflict and persecution have forced more people than at any other time since records began to flee their homes and seek refuge and safety elsewhere,” the United Nations said in June.

But one should think before offering them a space. Will the EU remain the same after these immigrants [arrive]? [The Muslim refugees have a] different culture, different approach/mindset and religion. If a top ISIS leader removes his beard and comes with this flock as an immigrant with the same mindset, what will the EU do? There are reports that Muslims immigrants denied taking food boxes printed [with the] “cross” sign on it. And one must think about it, are they refugees or this is invasion? This influx of migrants can pose a threat to Europe’s Christian universal values. And this has already proved [so] and the West is presently facing [a] threat as well. As again now they are entering with cries of “Allahu Akbar.” They want to take over.”

Gulf States such as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain have been criticized for resettling no Syrian refugees despite similarities of language, religion and culture. Saudi official say they are deliberately ignoring refugees, to allow the spread of Islam to flood the West. “We are ignoring the issue as a strategic maneuver. If these refugees go and settle in the West then they will take the beacon of light i.e. Islam, with them,” an official from the Saudi government said. [Blog Editor: I found this exact quote at the Khabaristan Times. I wish Shamim would have included the next line which adds even more of diabolic context from the Saudi government official: “What we are doing is waiting for them to set up camp so that they can show these infidel nations how to save themselves from kufr”. The word “kufr” in English is also often translated kafir which in English means infidel.

“…kufr literally means covering or concealing something, and in a religious context, it refers to hiding or denying religious truth. More specifically, the term indicates disbelief in Allah and His Messenger, Muhammad. Considered the opposite of iman, which means faith, kufr is considered a grave sin in Islam, punishable in the hereafter by hellfire.

In Islam, one who commits kufr, which means disbelief, is known as a kafir, or a disbeliever. Although the strict definition is argued among Islamic scholars, most Muslims agree that all non-Muslims are kafirs, or kuffar. The Ahl al-Kitab, a term which means “People of the Book,” refers to non-Muslim followers of faiths that have a revealed scripture. … And although they follow a revealed scripture, the Qur’an states that all non-believers of Islam will go to hell. (What Is Kufr in Islam? By Anthon Jackson; Opposing Views)]


We have also seen a criticism on this immigration; even a Hungarian Bishop has said that Pop Francis is wrong on the migrant crisis and the wave of Muslim migrants currently sweeping Europe actually represents an “invasion”. Bishop: ‘Pope Francis is wrong, Migrants are Invasion’ Breitbart, September 8, 2015. Yet it is said “the frustration for those of us who have been calling for compassion for Syrian victims for many months is that the Christian community is yet again left at the bottom of the heap… Britain should make Syrian Christians a priority….” [The Telegraph 9/5/15]

US President Obama directs [his] administration to accept at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in the next fiscal year. The US didn’t do it when people from Sudan and Congo, where Christians were displaced after the Islamists massacred 5 million of them and displaced hundreds of thousands. Why are now feeling compelled to do it with Muslims from the Middle East? Is it because they more valuable human being in the eyes of President Obama than the Christians from Sudan and Congo? Does it mean that Obama is having the same family background?

Being a Christian and a journalist by profession, I have solidarity with victims of migration too, but we Pakistani Christians have been facing discrimination and have been persecuted from decades [and yet] neither the EU nor the US stand for us. We are also have been ignored by local and international media as well. Thus I can say Pakistani Christians are being internationally discriminated [against]. Most recently, there are reports that more than 200 Pakistani Christians, including women and children, were arrested in Thailand by Thai police. Thousands of Pakistanis are seeking asylum in Thailand, Sri Lanka and Malaysia but the international community is not paying [attention] to them. Other than the major [deadly] incidents [that have] happened and the discriminatory laws, we face discrimination on a daily basis [from Sunni Muslims].

Europe and America simply deny visas to Pakistani Christians on the basis of religion fearing that he/she might go for asylum there. Sources confirmed that visa counselors are simply instructed to do so. Australia, Canada and many other countries have granted immigration to thousands of Afghan and Hazara people in the recent years. But Christians are rejected when they are also facing the same situation in Pakistan. Why?

For Americans especially, I have discovered the best way to donate to Shamim Masih is via Western Union sending money with this LINK to a Western Union agent in Islamabad. Include Shamim’s phone – +92-300-642-4560

Be Blessed,

Shamim Masih


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Edited by John R. Houk

Bracketed links and text are by the Editor. All other links are by Shamim.


© Shamim Masih

Another Christian to Face Blasphemy Charges

Shamim writes of a former Christian gal (Naseem Bibi) who converted to Islam who accused some Christians of blasphemy by belittling or insulting Islam. I am uncertain of the meaning of the word “attack” used by Shamim. Is Shamim writing about a physical assault, a verbal assault or both?

If it was only a verbal assault, then I can’t blame the Christians. The Christians of Pakistan have suffered so horrendously under Islamic Supremacist persecution that has ended rapes, forced marriage, maiming and death. I might tread a little softer since the rule of law does little to protect Christians and yet hunts them down with only a mere accusation blaspheming Islam. Muslims are clueless that their religion’s tenets are a huge insult to Christians since it denies the centrality of Christ’s death, burial and Resurrection AND that Jesus is the Son of God. The Quran stipulates these concepts which be blasphemous or heretical in Christianity.

Another thing to think about as you read Shamim’s report is that he sent it to me on what we Americans most often call 9-11 (meaning September 11, 2001), the day Muslim terrorists representing Usama bin Laden’s al Qaeda organization murdered around 3,000 Americans for not be Muslim and for being American. That is the kind of culture Shamim Masih lives in dwelling in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

JRH 9/12/15

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Another Christian to Face Blasphemy Charges

By Shamim Masih

September 11, 2015 11:33 AM

ISLAMABAD: Another Christian was booked in a blasphemy case in the capital. According to the details, on December 07, 2014, a FIR was registered against 11 people accusing [them of] blasphemy including three females and a pastor. Naseem Bibi, reportedly married to a Muslim guy and converted to Islam in 1995, and had three children. She complained that Pastor Karamat Masih 45, Shafique Masih nick named Noora 32, Yousaf Masih 60, Parveen Bibi (widow), Bavi Bibi, Nasreen Bibi wife of Yousaf Masih, Shahid Masih 35, Parveez Masih, Tariq Matto, Nabeela Bibi, and Judge Masih went to her home and attacked her. A report said that more than 50 people attacked her house and gave insulting remarks about Islam. She reported that they also insulted the Quran. Thus a First Investigation Report (FIR) 888/14 was registered against the 11 nominated and a few unknown people under PP 295-B, 354, 452, 148, 149 in PS Margalla, Islamabad. Four of them, Yousaf, Shafique, Shahid and Tariq were sent to prison and later released on bail.

A Few days back she reportedly submitted another application at the police station that one of the unknown people is identified as Imran Manwar should be included in FIR and be investigated under the blasphemy act. She also claimed that said guy repeatedly used bad language against Islam and provoked other people insulting Islam.

The said FIR was registered in response of the FIR No. 887/14 under PP 506, 341, 148 and 149 against the same lady, when she reportedly attacked a few of the these people. Earlier the same lady had accused 7 Christians of the slums to murdering her husband. But the court had ordered to release the accused after a few years and discharged the case declaring them innocent. The outskirts of the capital is under threat to be demolished.

During the recent months, Christian slum settlers are warned to clear the area under the umbrella of taking strict security measures.

For Americans especially, I have discovered the best way to donate to Shamim Masih is via Western Union sending money with this LINK to a Western Union agent in Islamabad. Include Shamim’s phone – +92-300-642-4560

Be Blessed,

Shamim Masih


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Edited by John R. Houk

Any text enclosed in brackets are by the Editor as well as all links


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Petulant PML-N will RAZE the Slums in the Capital

katchi abadis residents protest eviction 8-24-15

Here something to think about in reading Shamim Masih’s report on Christian persecution in Pakistan:

Police collusion is strongly suspected in a massive arson attack on the Christian Joseph Colony in the Pakistani city of Lahore on March 9 and legal people are questioning whether there is a property-related agenda behind the attack.

The chief justice of Pakistan, Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudry, rejected the police report on the incident during a hearing in the Supreme Court on March 11, accusing them of sheltering criminals and failing to act to prevent the violence, even though he believes they had prior knowledge that it was being planned.

He asked if a property-related matter was the real reason behind what he called police collusion in the attack, which was carried out by around 3,000 Muslim men.

It occurred on the morning of March 9, destroying at least 160 homes of low to middle class Christians and 18 shops, as well as one Catholic church and a Seventh Day Adventist complex.

Sister Marie Cecile Osborne, the principal of the Jesus Mary and Joseph Convent School in Lahore, said, “In 2012, elements close to Shahbaz Sharif, the chief minister of the Punjab, and his brother, Nawaz Sharif, the leader of the opposition in the National Assembly, were involved in a politico-police action to grab land in Lahore belonging to the Catholic Church.” [Bold Emphasis is Blog Editor’s]

Prior to the looting and burning of Joseph Colony, a 25-year-old Christian man, Sawan Masih, was accused of blasphemy by Imran Shahid, a crime that is punishable by death.

Masih and Imran had been friends. Dilawar Masih, a Christian whose shop was destroyed in the attack, said, “Both Imran (Shahid) and Sawan (Masih) were close friends. Imran has made the allegation only to settle a personal score, because they had quarrelled [sic] over some petty matter.”

The police then visited the area and advised the Christian people to leave, which most of them did.

But so did the police, who then did nothing to protect the property, even though they knew trouble was brewing.

She also accused the police of colluding in the attack. “Indications are the police were ordered to leave the scene before the violence began.” She implied strongly that the Sharif brothers are behind the whole affair in their attempt to get property. [Bold Emphasis is Blog Editor’s]

READ ENTIRETY (Stench of police collusion in land grab as Christian village is burned; By CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK; Sunday ExaminerHong Kong Diocese; 9/5/15)

When Shamim fingers Nawaz Sharif of the ruling political party PML-N, he is pointing to the political corruption of Pakistan’s political leaders especially as it relates to Christian forced to primarily live in urban slums in Pakistan. Shamim is a shining light in a nation dominated by Islamic darkness. Corrupt politicians aim first at helpless minorities. In the case of the urban slums (katchi abadis) this target is the displacement of Pakistani Christians.

JRH 9/9/15

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Petulant PML-N will RAZE the Slums in the Capital

By Shamim Masih

Sent: September 4, 2015 03:37

ISLAMABAD: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) party in Pakistan is evidently considered against the Christians in the country. Most of the inhuman retort, like burning a Christian couple, burning Christian colonies after accusing any Christian had been in Punjab during its rule. A death penalty punishment was being added in blasphemy law by the Godfather of Nawaz Sharif, (Gen Zia ul Haq). The PML-N leader was reportedly behind the burning of the hundreds of the Christians’ houses including two churches in Joseph Colony, Lahore in March, 2013.

Now during the rule of the said party the Capital Development Authority (CDA) plans to demolish 41 slums in different sectors of the capital though few katchi abadis were regularized with no development by the CDA though promised. CDA informed the Supreme Court that katchi abadis will be demolished in four phases but no time frame was given to execute the plan.

Under phase I, the slums to be knocked down are: Street 17 of Sector I-10/1, Sector H-11/2 Kashmir Highway, Roshan Colony Sector I-12, Christian Colony Sector G-6/1-4, Dhobi Ghat G-6/2, Sector F-8/1 Nazimuddin Road, Green Belt H-12 and I-12 behind NUST, Muzaffar Colony H-11/4, Musharraf Colony G-8/4, Muhallah Dori Bagh, Miskeen Colony G-8/4, Shopper Colony G-7 Markaz, Sector H-9 and Bari Imam Katchi Abadi.

Likewise, 11 katchi abadis will be removed under phase II. They are: Chak Shahzad (PIA), Chak Shahzad Pona Faqiran, Dhoke Pathan Chamber Road Abadi, Dhoke Pathan (Sahila), Khanna Pull, New Shkrial katchi abadi, Shams Colony Bhangra Road, Rawat, Sumbal at Korak Town, Junejo Colony, Mohriyan and NIH Colony.

Five similar colonies are slated to be demolished under phase III. They are: Bheka Syedan F-11, Sectors G-12, F-12, E-12 behind Khushian Wali Sarkar and I-11/2 Bakra and Surain.

In phase IV, the slums to be removed are located at Sectors G-7/1, G-7/2 (66 quarters), G-7/3-2 (48 quarters), F-6/2, F-7/4 France Colony, Hansa Colony G-8/1, Essa Nagri I-9/1 and Muslim Colony, Bari Imam.

A petition was moved in the Supreme Court, seeking that the state is bound to provide the evicted people shelter and other amenities under the constitution. On the other hand, the civic agency submitted a report stating that the plan to demolish the slum settlements had been approved by the interior ministry. The Apex Court [is] sounding silent, besides, in February 2014 the Islamabad High Court had also issued directions in this regard.

Most of the people in these slum areas are Christians, and have been living for more than three decades. They are constantly living under threat though serving the well-to-do families in the capital. Most of them work as laborers, housekeepers, street cleaners but the authorities has not provided them housing facilities. Their children are starving and families choose to sell themselves into slavery for survival, illustrating that humanity has left the nation of Pakistan.

Mostly living across the seasonal drainages (Nalaas) and always affected by the flood every year in the rainy season but no disaster recovery plan or infrastructure has been put in place to enhance their safety and security. Victims lost most of their possessions every year which washed away with their homes or irretrievably ruined by water surge. But they again manage their livings. Many of them have been drowned during the raining season and died, left their children helpless. These people are living without any proper drainage system, no pure water facility, no regular electricity and gas facility provided by CDA.

If the CDA starts its operation against the slums, it will leave a hundred thousand Christians homeless in the first phase only. Christian Colony Sector G-6/1-4, Musharraf Colony G-8/4, Miskeen Colony G-8/4, Shopper Colony G-7 Markaz, and Sector H-9 are thickly populated areas. Thus the operation will ruin more than half million Christians in population on the ground.

Note: – I have been working tirelessly to raise voice and to help end injustice for the Christians in Pakistan. But certainly with the limited resources [I] can’t do it on a regular basis. If you feel [same need to aid fellow Christians], please support this cause that I might continue to write for Pakistani Christian. I shed tears when I heard the story of this repeating plight [of Christian persecution] and [I] hope others are moved by the tragic lifestyle these families face daily.

For Americans especially, I have discovered the best way to donate to Shamim Masih is via Western Union sending money with this LINK to a Western Union agent in Islamabad. Include Shamim’s phone – +92-300-642-4560

Be Blessed,

Shamim Masih


Pakistan Today, (About Pakistan Today)

Blogger and Human Rights Activist


Edited by John R. Houk

Any text enclosed by bracket is by the Editor.

© Shamim Masih

My Thoughts on Same-Sex Marriage & Nobel for Pastor Mulinde

Pastor Umar Mulinde – 2011 – BEFORE Muslim Acid Attack

John R. Houk

© September 1, 2015

Elsa sent a World Truth Summit email update on Sunday and I managed to get to it today on Tuesday. She starts her email with the heart of her update which is support for Ugandan Pastor Umar Mulinde who was persecuted by Muslims by getting an acid bath in his faith. I concur with Elsa that Pastor Mulinde deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for standing for his Christian faith in the midst of intolerant Islamic hatred. Then Elsa proceeds about some flack she received for defending same-sex marriage. I don’t agree on homosexuality but I do agree on Pastor Mulinde.

Below is the beginning of an email reply I sent to Elsa on the same-sex issue which I follow with some supportive thoughts on Pastor Mulinde. Then following all my thoughts I am cross posting Elsa’s email alert.

Elsa I am probably an insignificant among your subscribers. But here’s my two cents anyway.

I’m as a Christian Right Conservative as much as I am Counterjihad supporter. In saying that I am definitely not one who is pleased you are a supporter of homosexual same-sex marriage. Indeed I am not a supporter of anything the Bible condemns and that means the entire lifestyle of homosexuality and that group’s fight for equal rights as in a special recognition as a separate but equal cultural subset.

On the other hand I am an American that believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rights specified in the Bill of Rights to be applied according to their Original Intent. As such homosexuals that are American citizens should be afforded the same rights as any other American citizen. This is not a call to support the homosexual agenda (which has been unfortunately quite successful) but rather to recognize any American as an American with Constitutional Rights. What people do in the privacy of their home (heterosexual or homosexual) is no one’s business if doesn’t impose on the Rights on another citizen. As long as sin is not against the law, be a sinner. Choosing a sin lifestyle or choosing spiritual death is both a Constitutional Right and a choice offered to all by the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. In Christianity the instant death in this required by the Law of Moses is suspended to be answered for in the Last Judgment according to how one accepts and believes in Jesus Christ the Risen Savior. Jesus doesn’t end the Law, He fulfills it. Jesus came to Save sinners and His Atoning Blood is available in this life right up to a sincere repenter’s last breath.

In the matter of same-sex marriage: For me there is no way around the fact that marriage is a religious oath of fidelity. As far as the Bible informs then, same-sex marriage should not be performed or accepted by Christians. However, a civil union as in a defined and binding contract is Constitutional according to even Original Intent and a matter of choosing Life in Christ or death in the Last Judgment with Satan and his deceived minions. Christians should never give up on showing a person lost in sin the Light of Christ and the path to eternal redemption.

Now to Pastor Umar Mulinde. His story is an amazing one: A former Muslim who found Jesus Christ the Savior, became a powerful preaching Pastor in Uganda, victimized by Muslims intolerant of converting to Christianity with acid in the face and treated free at an Israeli hospital essentially saving Pastor Mulinde’s life.

VIDEO: Muslims attack Pastor with Acid: The Umar Mulinde Story


Published by Maoz Israel

Published on May 6, 2012

On Christmas Eve 2011, two Muslim terrorists threw acid in the face of Ugandan Pastor Umar Mulinde. This video shares his amazing story of coming to faith, reaching other Muslims and how he ended up in Israel to receive medical treatment. Maoz Israel and our partners are paying for his hotel and meals, while he receives outpatient medical treatment in Tel Aviv. If you would like to help this dear man of God, you can go to www.MaozIsrael.org/Mulinde [Blog Editor: Link not found. HERE is MaozIsrael.org article about Pastor Mulinde posted in May 2012] to make a contribution. Please pray for Pastor Umar, that he will know the next step for him and his family in their journey with Yeshua.

Elsa’s email is primarily about getting Pastor Umar Mulinde on the nomination list for the next Nobel Peace Prize. I fully support that thought.

Elsa notes in her email that the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize was won (or actually shared) by young Malala Yousafzay. Young Malala was the Muslim girl from Pakistan whose life (actually shot) was threatened by the Taliban for daring to be a female getting an education.

After winner her portion of the prize money Malala committed to donate $50,000.00 to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) which is essentially a fund conduit to the Islamic Terrorists known as Hamas which control Gaza like a sovereign nation. Hamas is the same organization of Islamic Terrorists committed to wiping Israel off the map and kill Jews – not only Jewish men but also Jewish women and children.

Pamela Geller writes this about the Muslim heroine for education for Muslim girls:

When a UNRWA school that Malala funds is discovered to be storing weapons to kill Jews, will she apologize? Don’t hold your breath.

Hamas is the Taliban. I am sure Malala’s $50,000 will be used by Hamas to acquire more deadly rockets to slaughter Jews. Well done, Malala.

Malala would do well to fund an education initiative dedicated to expunging Islamic texts and teachings that command jihad, misogyny, oppression and subjugation of non-Muslims and heretics with a particular emphasis on the sharia ban on non-Islamic education. It was why she was shot in the head.

Islamic Jew-hatred: even more powerful than a bullet to the brain. (Malala donates $50,000 to rebuilding Gaza schools; By Pamela Geller; PamelaGeller.com (Atlas Shrugs); 10/29/14)

Yup, I have a problem with that and you should too.

Get involved with Elsa’s petition to get persecuted by Muslims Pastor Umar Mulinde a Christian man and preacher.

JRH 9/1/15

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Honor Umar Mulinde – we stand with this man

By Elsa Schieder

Sent: 8/30/2015 4:14 PM

Sent via World Truth Summit

The last time I wrote, I knew many of you would disagree with my view on gay marriage. I’ll come to that.

But first, this time I’m sure we agree: honor Umar Mulinde, Christian pastor and bishop, ex-Muslim, acid burned.

We Honor Umar Mulinde

Umar Mulinde- acid burnt by Muslim & treated in Israel

I first heard of him in late 2012. It was at the time when Malala was front page news. Malala, the Muslim girl shot by other Muslims (called Taliban, not Muslim, in the mainstream media). She was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Umar gripped my attention at least as much, but wasn’t mentioned by the mainstream media.

My response: I set up an online petition, a small website, and a Facebook page. I did all I could to get the word out. The petition closed, in 2013, with 1,012 signatures.

Malala went on – as expected – to get the Nobel Peace Prize. And as is not surprising to most counter-jihadis, she has given a considerable portion of the prize money to the so-called Palestinians, disregarding the tunnels that had been built into Israel from Gaza targeting children at a day care, children who would have been murdered in cold blood had the tunnels not been discovered.

Time has gone by.

A few days ago I finished a short video celebrating Umar Mulinde.

VIDEO: Umar Mulinde. He chose to live his truth, despite the threat from Islam.


Published by Creativity Emporium

Published on Aug 26, 2015

Over the past couple of days, I’ve updated the site, Nominate Now.

You can see it here:

And I’ve re-opened the petition, which you can access from the site, or directly here.

I don’t know if the response will be larger now than in 2012. I know there’s more awareness of Christian persecution by Islam, and more awareness – largely courtesy of ISIS – of the content of Islam re non-Islamics.

We will see.

Malala, in the mainstream media, seemed to stand for “Muslims” – as the mainstream media wanted Westerners to see “true Muslims.”

Perhaps, if enough of us take action, Umar may come to stand – truthfully – for all those persecuted by Islam.

I don’t, by the way, hold out the hope that he will actually get the Nobel Peace Prize – unless someone with the stature of Donald Trump takes up his cause!!!

And now I will come back to the response to my piece saying that I don’t see how permitting gay marriage threatens marriage. A few people wrote comments like, brilliant! They were in the minority. I also had a couple of thoughtful responses against gay marriage. Again, these were in the minority. I’ve never had so many people cancel – including people who have been getting the updates for 3 years, since I started the initial interview series. Several cancelled with comments like: “God says homosexuality is a sin. Just what don’t you understand?”

I could have answered that we don’t all believe in the same god. Quite a few of us don’t believe in any cosmic force.

But that would have been a response to the words, not to the emotion.

What I saw most was that my not being against gay marriage touched what I might call a hot button, often a hot anger button. Game over. Get out now. No more updates ever.

Nothing else counted.

What comes to mind, for me, is the rage of some Southerners at the forced integration of white schools in the early 1960’s. One incident stands out for me: hundreds of whites lining the sidewalk as 2 10-year-old black girls walked to a previously all-white school. The black girls only got safely to school because National Guard troops held back the taunting whites.

Note: as I mentioned last time, I’m against forcing any religion to perform marriages it disapproves of. And I will add here: I’m against destroying the livelihood of people who don’t want to bake wedding cakes or provide flowers for gay weddings. I think of conscientious objectors who will not serve in the army because of their convictions. I was always in favor of their being allowed to follow their conscience without penalty. It doesn’t make sense, for something much smaller like refusing to bake a cake, to fine conscientious objectors $100,000. (I know this is a complex issue – one for another time.)

I will come back to that hot button around gay marriage another time.

Right now you may be asking: what am I doing, standing up for Umar Mulinde?

You may also be asking: how does he stand on gay rights?

My answer: I don’t know.

The motivation, for me, is caring about human rights and freedoms, including the human right to safety. I think it is utterly vital that we do that.

As always, comments welcome.

To life and to love – l’chaim and l’ahavah,


PS. A couple of news items which show major differences re human rights in Canadian political parties [Blog Editor: Elsa is Canadian]:

The Canadian prime minister, Harper (Conservative party) avows his support for Israel

A Liberal candidate wishes an Israel supporter had been aborted with a coat hanger. That Liberal candidate has since stepped down, but I did not notice mainstream castigation.

PPS. Yet one more example of mainstream media bias. As noted at TheRebel.media, there was a lot of mainstream media criticism of the Conservative government when funding was cut off from the Canadian Arab Federation, and there was also coverage on the Federation’s suing of Jason Kenney, the minister in charge. But now that Jason Kenney has won, there is general media silence.

PPPS. For a quick look at my ethicshttp://elsasemporium.com/reality-based-ethics.html


My Thoughts on Same-Sex Marriage & Nobel for Pastor Mulinde

John R. Houk

© September 1, 2015


Honor Umar Mulinde – we stand with this man

© Elsa Schieder