Christians feeling more heat in the Gaza Strip

A religion of peace? Hard to imagine with reports like these.

Gaza Christians Living Under Growing Islamic Threat

By RYAN JONES
CNSNews.com
August 16, 2007

Jerusalem – The few reports emerging from Gaza regarding the area’s tiny Christian minority indicate that Palestinian followers of Jesus are under increasing pressure to either become Muslims, submit to Islamic law or leave the Gaza Strip.

Hamas, an Islamic terrorist group that won last year’s Palestinian parliamentary elections, completed a military takeover of the Gaza Strip in June, handily defeating its rivals in Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement.

Following the conquest, spokesmen and various local officials affiliated with Hamas announced that an era of strict Islamic rule had begun in Gaza.

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