Between the 7th and 16th centuries, Muslims conquered Northern Africa, populated by mostly Christians and those observing traditional ethnic religions. The area included what is now the Central African Republic (CAR). The area has been devastatingly poor ever since, with Arab slavers prospering and the people perishing. Arab slavers and human traffickers still exist today. Also today there is oil in the area, and Muslims have stepped-up their fight for more control. In March 2013, Muslim Seleka terrorists ousted Christian President Francois Bozize in a brutal attack. Chaos followed in the mostly Christian CAR. In just one attack, Selekas were heavily armed and attacked the Our Lady of Fatima church, assaulting, gagging and taking hostages. Christians fought back and are still fighting. The media came undone. How dare they? The BBC characterizes them as the “Christian militia known as “anti-balaka.’ The BBC reports “anti-balaka” fueled “unprecedented violence between communities that had lived side-by-side.” It’s a total and complete fairytale.
Don’t miss the difference between Christian militias, mostly farmers, and the militant Seleka in the photos above.
Chad, only slightly predominately Muslim since the Muslim conquests, sent their “peacekeepers” into CAR and opened fire on Christian protesters near the capital of Bangui.
The country at the heart of Africa has been gripped by violence since mainly Muslim Seleka rebels seized power in the majority Christian country in March.
Farmer, Matto Simplice, says: “We are here to protect our village. The Seleka came to take their vengeance on the population and we were not the only ones defending our village. When they come to loot or they want to go into people’s fields, and when they chase them into the bush, we retaliate and provide legitimate self-defence for our people.”
Simplice says some never wanted to take up arms.
“When we talk about revenge, we are farmers. Does that mean we have to go out there and take our revenge on the Muslim communities? We don’t even have the means to do that.” Source, November 2013
Here’s a look at some of the headlines and snippets of stories:
“It really is a horrific situation. All over Bangui, entire Muslim neighborhoods are being destroyed and emptied,” said Peter Bouckaert, emergencies director for Human Rights Watch, who has gotten trapped Muslims to safety under the guard of peacekeepers.
“Their buildings are being destroyed and being taken apart, brick by brick, roof by roof, to wipe out any sign of their once existence in this country,” he added.
Hundreds sought refuge at a mosque in Bangui’s predominantly Muslim PK5 neighborhood.
Note that for centuries, as Muslims marauded and conquered, they turned Christian churches into mosques. When do we see ‘official’ Human Rights advocates rescuing Christians? We don’t, but we do see non-governmental activists risking their lives to do so. Walid and Theodore Shoebat’s “Rescue Christians,” a division of Forum for Middle East Understanding, for one. Find RescueChristians website here.
On Sunday morning, Rwandan peacekeepers intervened after an angry mob killed a young Muslim man accused of killing a young woman, said Olga Mouth, a resident of Bangui’s Fifth District where the incident occurred.
“The young Muslim man was guarding two buildings belonging to Muslim businessmen who fled the city,” Mouth said. “The crowd said he attacked the young woman who was sitting outside the buildings selling porridge. This angered the residents, who came out in droves to lynch him before looting and burning the buildings.”
Peacekeepers from Rwanda. Isn’t that special?
Among the deepening crises are accounts of towns where the entire Muslim population has fled or been killed and allegations that supposedly neutral African peacekeepers are siding with rebel leaders….
But soon after she left, the mood quickly turned as the soldiers spotted a man they suspected of belonging to the largely Muslim rebel group known as the Seleka…
Coup in March 2013 triggered months of turmoil and bitter hatred toward the Seleka, leaving anyone accused of collaborating with them vulnerable to attack. The rebels’ 10-month rule was marked by human rights abuses, and sparked a Christian armed movement known as the Anti-Balaka, which also has been accused of atrocities.
Christian atrocities? It depends on how one defines “atrocity.” The real atrocity is Islam’s maniacle rise to power. Photographer Samuel Fosso (who was in Paris at the time) lived in the Muslim section of Bangui, which is now mostly empty. Christians apparently raided the area where two other photographers raced to salvage Fosso’s “life work.” Fosso had fled the area, leaving behind a trunk load of his “life work.” No doubt that worked showed the ‘innocence of Muslims,’ and the barbarian tendencies of Christians. Maybe I’m wrong, but…
Tens of thousands of Muslims are fleeing to neighboring countries by plane and truck as Christian militias stage brutal attacks, shattering the social fabric of this war-ravaged nation.
In towns and villages as well as here in the capital, Christian vigilantes wielding machetes have killed scores of Muslims, who are a minority here, and burned and looted their houses and mosques in recent days, according to witnesses, aid agencies and peacekeepers. Tens of thousands of Muslims have fled their homes….
Now in disarray, the Seleka are no longer able to protect Muslims from the Christian vigilantes. The roughly 6,500 French and African troops authorized by the U.N. Security Council to intervene have been unable to stop the violence.
“In the northwest and in Bangui, we are currently witnessing direct attacks against the Muslim minority,” Flokstra said. “We are concerned about the fate of these communities trapped in their villages, surrounded by anti-Balaka groups, and also about the fact that many Muslim families are being forced into exile to survive.
Most Muslims are fleeing to Chad which was also taken in the early Muslim conquests
Everywhere you will read about Seleka being “ex-rebels.” More of the fairytale pushed by the press. In December 2013, I wrote the following (by the way, who are the African troops Obama sent in?):
Today, Christians are fighting back and Obama is sending U.S. military aircraft to airlift African troops into the area…to disarm everyone. The Air Force Times calls the terrorists “ex-rebels.” What is going on? Look at this:
There are more than 1,000 French troops in the Central African Republic, where more than 400 people were killed in two days of violence last week between Christians and Muslims. Christian armed fighters oppose the Muslim ex-rebels now in charge of the former French colony. Source: Air Force Times
“Ex-rebels?” I mean, really, “ex-rebels?” Nowhere in this article from our Air Force is the word “Seleka,” or “coup” found. Obama is setting the stage to thwart any attempt for Christians to defend themselves. Those committing “crimes” should be “arrested,” said Obama. Some of those crimes would be Christians attacking a mosque where Seleka weapons were stored – after losing their country and homes to Muslim terrorists.
The Air Force Times is not published by our Air Force (The Army and Navy Times have the same article). The website says it is published by Gannett Government Media, a “trusted, independent source for news and information….”
Days after the successful Seleka coup, Voice of America said “rebel forces,” (identified as Seleka) and “peacekeepers mopped up pockets of resistance,” (not Muslims). “Mopping up” Christians has become a mission. That’s not all, VOA also told us “The Seleka rebel coalition struggled to stamp out the chaos….” Unbelievable!
The population of Central African Republic is 25 percent Protestant, 25% Roman Catholic and 15 percent Muslim. We have to go to The Telegraph to get a headline declaring “Seleka” “terrorising” the Republic’s “Christian population.” Seleka did not hit only the capital city. They have creeped into villages by night and killed untold numbers who were not able to run to the bush to escape with their children. Read more here.
Linked at BadBlue – the baddest news on the planet, uncensored 24/7, read it here.
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