Read Libya's Christians Endangered by Islamist Militias, Lawlessness, by Integrated Regional Information Networks, at persecution.org.
"Although Libya's indigenous Christians were assimilated or annihilated during previous waves of Islamic expansion, the Church has been continually present since Roman times. Libya has almost 100,000 Christians, but they have been in great danger since the Western-assisted Islamists overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Now, their situation in Libya is described as "precarious." "