Nigerian Christians killed, media doesn't seem to care

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  1. kazenatsu

    kazenatsu Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Nigerian Islamic forces slaughter 120 Christians in three weeks, but the mainstream media refuses to cover it…

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    On Saturday it was reported that Fulani Muslims in Nigeria had massacred horrific numbers of Christians in just three weeks. And yet the only thing the media seems to care about is Muslims getting gunned down in mosques in New Zealand.


    First, here’s the latest report on these Christian massacres in Nigeria via Breitbart:

    The recent death toll of Christians in Nigeria has reached 120 with this week’s slaughter of more than 50 by Fulani Muslim militants in the Kaduna state of Nigeria, the Christian Post reported.

    The Fulani jihadists, who have become a greater threat to Nigerian Christians than the Islamist terror group Boko Haram, stormed the villages of Inkirimi, Dogonnoma, and Ungwan Gora in the Kajuru Local Government Area last Monday, destroying 143 homes, killing 52 people, and wounding dozens more.

    The assailants reportedly split into three groups, the first of which fired upon the people, the second set fire to buildings, and the third chased down people fleeing from the scene. Victims of the assault included women and children.

    Monday’s incident followed an attack the day before in the Ungwan Barde village in Kajuru, where 17 Christians were killed and dozens of homes were burned.

    In the first week of March, Muslim extremists massacred more than 30 Christians in Karamar village, setting fire to several houses and a church. The terrorists reportedly shot at families trying to escape the fire, killing 32.

    The spate of recent attacks against communities has taken place within the predominantly Christian Adara chiefdom of southern Kaduna.
    We’ve been reporting on these Fulani Muslim massacres for years. Last July Nigeria was said to be the deadliest place in the world, with 238 people slaughtered in one Christian village.


    You’d think the recent spate of Christian killings would get at least some coverage in the media, but they haven’t, according to Breitbart:

    The New York Times did not place this story on the front page; in fact, they did not cover it at all. Apparently, when assessing “all the news that’s fit to print,” the massacre of African Christians did not measure up. The same can be said for the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, the Detroit Free Press, the LA Times, and every other major paper in the United States.

    The news shows from the three major television channels did not mention the story, and nor did CNN or MSNBC.
    The massacre of Christians in Nigeria is certainly not new, as we’ve been covering them for almost a decade now. But even so, you’d think that 52 Christians being slaughtered last week would have moved the needle in the media.

    The last time I remember Nigeria getting a lot of attention in the media was when Boko Haram kidnapped over 250 school girls in 2014.


    Nigerian Muslims slaughter 120 Christians in three weeks, but the MSM refuses to cover it The Right Scoop


    Islamic Boko Haram kills 44 villagers and gouges out eyes of the survivors
     
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  2. Doofenshmirtz

    Doofenshmirtz Well-Known Member Donor

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    Very sad that a set of beliefs will get one killed by people with a set of beliefs!
     
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    Nobody in the hyperliberal, Leftist "news" media cares about the massacre and murders of Christians. They never had more than a line or two about people in the Christian Coptic churches in Egypt being murdered by Islamo-Nazis, either.

    Libs complain constantly about how violent Christians and Jews were toward Muslims. Yes, they were, especially during "the Crusades", and the Muslims were also violent and warlike as well.

    If a person digs into it, they'll also find that Hindus and even Buddhists have violent, bloody histories -- hundreds of years ago! Ask yourself, when was the last time there was some big, world-wide series of commandments from a 'priesthood', preached to Christians, Hindus, Jews, or Buddhists to forcibly convert "Infidels", or, if they refuse, TO KILL THEM?! Hundreds of years, or more?

    Islam distinguishes itself by being the world's only major religion that still actively pursues the same harsh, heavy-handed attitudes towards followers of other religions -- EXACTLY as they are commanded in their holy book, the Quran.

    And what are those commands to today's 21st-century "Faithful" Muslims? It hasn't changed....
    Link: https://www.thereligionofpeace.com/pages/quran/violence.aspx
     
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    Dispondent Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    The media is probably trying to protect Rep. Omar, they already know what sort of hateful things she'd likely spew at the news...
     
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    This is obviously terrible news, but 3 points for you to think about.

    - 120 in 3 weeks in not a "horrific number" compared to 50 in about 30 minutes....
    - These ethnic/religious cleansing wars have been going on in Africa for decades (centuries).... It just doesn't rise to the level of breaking news anymore
    - The New Zealand killer referred to Trump, making it more interesting news to most Americans...
     
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    It's not politically expedient for progressives to care about Christians as a group.
     
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    According to this article, 6000 Christians have been murdered in Nigeria in 2018 between January and July when this article was written. SIX THOUSAND! slaughtered by fulani herdsman and boka haram, which are primarily Muslim and not even a Peep! out of the media, but 50 Muslims get murdered in New Zealand by a White guy, it's the only *******n thing you hear on the News now.

    https://www.christianpost.com/news/...stians-slaughtered-mostly-women-children.html
     
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    Well, that's why they are called "progressives" - their motto is "moving on, nothing to see here.". :lol:
     
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    FOX appears to have suspended Judge Jeanine Pirro for speaking out about Rep. Omar.

    Do trash Christians. Never comment on Muslims is the message.
     
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    It’s not news because it’s so common. If you want the news to stop covering crazy white men who kill Muslims, then it needs to happen more often. Basically it’s a good thing that it’s news when it happens.
     
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    It is because the victims are Black. One Dane gets shot on a train and you hear about. Nigerians getting slaughtered daily and nobody really cares, not even SJWs. Just like Chicago, come to think of it.
     
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    Wow. Just wow.
     
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    Again it’s a matter of how common the event is. Shootings in Chicago are common.
     
  14. The Mello Guy

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    I’m also amazed by how obvious that should seem
     
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    I condemn the murderous ideology of Islam which has gone unchanged for centuries and unchallenged by the left for decades.

    Can someone tell me why the left has a love affair with the people who would kill them first.
     
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    That's because the media being the leftists that they are don't really care about blacks except on election day.
     
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    Perhaps you are right. But it ought to be the other way around.

    White men shooting up mosques are very rare and so not indicative of something important. Shootings in Chicago are common and so are indicative of grave social dysfunction which is indicative of something important.
     
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    Interesting.

    "The more it happens, the less you should care."
     
  19. The Mello Guy

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    We love the ones who aren’t murderers. Aka most of them.
     
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    Muslims have been much more violent throughout history. Christianity spread a lot via love. Islam spread via killing and forced conversions via the sword.
     
  21. The Mello Guy

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    Not sure who you’re quoting but I disagree
     
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    The left in Sweden does seem to love the ones who are murderers. They fall all over themselves helping returning Jihadis.
     
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    That's what you just said. You even doubled down on it.

    "People shot on all the time in Chicago, so you don't hear about it".

    What would you call it?
     
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    Too common to be featured on the news. I didn’t say you shouldn’t care.
     
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    Oh I see, so the news only reports on smaller problems to make them look like larger problems, while ignoring the larger problems.

    Perhaps that is the problem.
     
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