Thailand: Islamist rebels slaughter Buddhists

Theravada Buddhism is highly respected in Thai...

Theravadda Bhuddism is highly respected in Thailand. Image via Wikipedia

Fides, the news agency of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, notes that an Islamist terrorist insurgency has claimed 4,000 lives in southern Thailand since 2004. Recent victims include two beheaded boys; “they are all innocent victims, guilty only for not being Muslims,” according to a Fides source.

We will kill, burn, and destroy all Buddhists: you will never be able to live in peace here,” notes a pamphlet distributed by the terrorists. “The Pattani Islamic guerrillas announce that they will never stop the slaughter of infidels of Siam until the land of Pattani [becomes] an Islamic state.”

The nation of 66.5 million is 0.5% Catholic, according to Vatican statistics. Nearly 95% of Thais are Buddhist, while nearly 5% are Muslim.

via Catholic Culture : Latest Headlines : Islamist rebels slaughter Buddhists in Thailand.

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One comment on “Thailand: Islamist rebels slaughter Buddhists

  1. […] The Islamic terrorists have already killed 4000 people since 2004: As oblivious backpackers party up the coast, an Islamic rebellion roars on with no end in sight. The attackers’ prey? In local jihadi parlance, “Siamese infidels” and their “Muslim running dogs.” In lieu of familiar screeds against Jews, Christians and the “Great Satan” America, these mujahideen call for the heads of Thai Buddhists. […]

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