Seth Udinski, FISM News
FISM News has followed the troubling Taliban takeover of Afghanistan after American troops withdrew from the region. The Islamic terrorist organization has taken complete control of the country, putting innocent natives and foreigners alike in grave danger, as the terrorist group has already killed innocent civilians. The swift takeover has put Christians in the region in danger as well.
According to the Open Doors World Watch List, Afghanistan was already one of the most dangerous countries in the world for Christians before the terrorist takeover. The nation sat at number two on the list, only behind North Korea. Under a regime run by Islamic extremists, who have proven to be especially hateful and hostile to Christians in the past, the country is even more dangerous now.
According to reports, any person who identifies as a Christian is not only allowed to be killed, but encouraged to be through “honor killings.” This often is perpetrated at the hands of Muslims who discover that a family member has converted to Christianity. An anonymous Christian under the name “Micah” shared a recent testimony about the dire situation for Christians in the region:
Our brothers and sisters in Christ are telling us how afraid they are. In the areas that the Taliban now control, girls are not allowed to go to school and women are not allowed to leave their homes without a male companion.
The Taliban claims their new rule will be “inclusive,” but there is no evidence that will be the case. Christians must be ready to stand together with our brothers and sisters under fire in Afghanistan, where now, the freedom of religion has virtually disappeared.
Remember the prisoners as if chained with them—those who are mistreated—since you yourselves are in the body also. – Hebrews 13:3