Christians needed to be escorted home by police in riot gear -- to ward off attacks from Orwellian religion of peaceniks anxious to demonstrate their special interfaith dialogue skills, tolerance and mutual respect.
You see, it's islamophobia that's the problem. For those unfamiliar with the term, an islamophobe is anyone who opposes war in the cause of Islam. An islamophobe refuses to convert. An islamophobe refuses to adhere to the sharia. Damn the islamophobes, fell speed ahead! Takbir!
"Indonesia: Hundreds Of Islamists Attack Christian Church During Prayer Service" Asia News via Midnight Watcher, December 2, 2013
By Mathias Hariyadi, AsiaNews – “A group of extremists belonging to the Islamic Defenders Front attacked and disrupted the Sunday services of the Tandemn Huria Kristen Batak Protestant ( Hkbp ) community in the city of Binjai , the Indonesian province of North Sumatra . hundreds of faithful of the local Christian community had to abandon their church – official and recognized – and close traditional weekend services early because of the threats made by the fundamentalists. The faithful returned to their homes, escorted by police in riot gear.
Eyewitnesses reported that the assault yesterday morning against the Protestant Christian community was led by hundreds of FPI members, supported by some local Islamist groups . The assailants shouted loudly that the ‘church’ is not legal , the authorities in the area, according to the extremists , have not take any decision on the legitimacy of any ‘activities of worship’ in the building .
The Islamists attack comes in conjunction with the decision by local authorities, who must determine whether the place of Christian worship is or is not valid. The case is still pending and the surprise extremist attack could be aimed at putting pressure on judge.
Nasir Ahmad , FPI coordinator, said that the interruption of the Hkbp function had the ‘support’ of the political authorities, as previously insured during a special meeting on 27 November 2013. During the meeting they discussed the issue with the leaders of Binjai . The Islamists claim that the ‘church’ is not legal , because the case ‘is still pending in court’ and has not received the approval of the local population .” Read more.