Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday murdered at least four civilians in the far north of Cameroon, a region where Christians are frequently attacked by Islamic militants who want to rid the nation of “infidels,” International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Cameroon ranks 42 on the US Open Doors Watch List 2021 of top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.
The Boko Haram Islamic terrorist group sent a young girl to murder 12 farmers in a “suicide” attack in the Mayo Tsanaga area of Northern Cameroon on January 8, 2021, International Christian Persecution (ICC) reports.
The Wycliffe Bible Translators (WBT) charity has announced that another Bible translator in Cameroon has been murdered following an attack in his village, Assist News reported Monday. Pastor Christopher Tanjoh, a Bible translator and literacy teacher with the Moghamo Bible translation and literacy project, was murdered on August 7, WBT said in a statement. Two other translators were killed in Cameroon last year.
Hundreds of Christians have been slaughtered by Islamic terrorists in at least three African countries in recent weeks, CBN News reports. Christian communities in Nigeria, South Sudan, and Cameroon have been targeted by terrorists from different groups, including Boko Haram and Fulani militants.
A spate of attacks on Christian villagers in Cameroon by Boko Haram has left a community grieving beloved pioneer church planter David Mokoni and 7 others, as well as a bevy of sleepless victims in deep psychological distress.
A Christian boy in northern Cameroon was killed by Boko Haram.
Eight Christian women abducted by Boko Haram in Cameroon are receiving medical treatment, but not all have yet been released by their captors, according to Open Doors UK.
Two separate attacks in Cameroon’s Far North region, both by Boko Haram, have claimed the lives of 18 people.
The 79 school children kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from a school in Cameroon have been released, but two of the three staff members abducted are still being held, said a church official.
Since 2016, Boko Haram’s attacks against Christians in the northern region of Cameroon have sharply increased.
A raid on Tayere in northern Cameroon this month killed eight as Boko Haram’s jihadists ransacked the village church and robbed Christians of what meager belongings they had.
Four schoolgirls seized by Boko Haram six months ago have escaped from a camp in Cameroon run by the Islamist group, according to Barnabas Aid.
A church leader was among 25 people killed in Cameroon as Muslim militants unleashed a series of assaults at the end of July.
More than 300 armed men suspected to be militants of Nigeria’s Islamist Boko Haram sect have attacked the village of Gorsi Tourou in Cameroon, burning churches and looting property, according to the Voice of America.