Nigeria report: 5,068 Christians murdered by Islamic jihadists last year, 52,250 Christians murdered since 2009

A new report by the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) attests that 5,068 Christians in Nigeria were murdered by Islamic jihadists on account of their faith last year and that 1,041 were murdered in the first 100 days of 2023. Intersociety is “globally known and respected for strongly advocating for the end of religious radicalism through the propagation of radical Islamism and fanatical Christianity in Nigeria.”

Uganda: Jihadists set off fuel bomb on Pentecostal church premises

Claiming that this was the way to serve Allah during the month of Ramadan, Islamic jihadists in western Uganda set off a fuel bomb on the premises of a Pentecostal church during a Good Friday service on April 7, Morning Star News (MSN) reported on April 17. Christianity is legal in Uganda, although believers have come under increasing violent attack from radicalized Muslims.

Nigeria: Christians slaughtered in Benue state attacks

More than 60 Christians were murdered in Nigeria’s Benue state in the last month, as the years-long slaughter of Nigerian Christians by radicalized Fulani herdsmen and Islamic jihadists continues unabated and with impunity.

Evangelical Nigeria Pastor Killed, Wife Kidnapped

Suspected Islamic gunmen have killed a pastor of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) denomination in Nigeria’s northwestern Kaduna state, where they also kidnapped his wife, Christians told Worthy News on Sunday.

Nigeria: Slaughter of Christians continues

Islamic jihadists have killed 17 Christians in Nigeria’s Kaduna state, as the slaughter of Christians in the country continues unabated and with impunity, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. 

Egypt Removes Adopted Baby From Christians

Christians have launched a campaign for a 5-year-old Egyptian Coptic boy who was reportedly taken away from his adoptive parents by Egyptian authorities at age four and forced to become a Muslim.

Uganda: Evangelist attacked after leading 37 Muslims to Christ

An evangelist in eastern Uganda is recovering after being hospitalized by Islamist extremists enraged that he ostensibly led 37 Muslims to Christ during an extended public debate on Islam and Christianity last month, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. While Christianity is legal in Uganda, followers of Christ – especially former Muslims – have come under intense violent attack by Islamic extremists who seek to prevent the Gospel from being shared in the country.

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