Having buried women and children in a mass grave following yet another Fulani Islamist attack on Christian communities in Nigeria’s Plateau state last month, local church leaders are encouraging their communities to stand in faith and are praying for God’s intervention in the ongoing genocidal slaughter of believers, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. At least 50,250 Christians in Nigeria have been murdered by Islamic jihadists including Fulani herdsmen, Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa since 2009.
Christian leaders in South Sudan have issued urgent calls for peace after the Bishop of Morobo and his driver survived a violent abduction by armed insurgents on Monday, Christian Today (CT) reports. The kidnappers claimed to be members of the National Salvation Front, a militant group opposed to the South Sudanese government.
As the genocidal slaughter of Christians in Nigeria continues, Fulani Islamic jihadists murdered 43 Christians, including a pastor and his wife, in Nasarawa state last month, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Fifty members of the Baptist Conference in Nigeria’s Plateau state have been killed in a recent spate of attacks by Islamic jihadists in Mangu and Barkin Ladi Local Government Areas, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Nigerian Christians expressed concern Monday after two Muslims were sworn in to lead volatile Nigeria as president and vice president.
Fifteen people were murdered by Islamic jihadists in eastern Burkina Faso last Monday as the desperately poor West African country continues to suffer extreme violence and humanitarian catastrophe under the worst jihadist insurrections in the Sahel, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
The Sudanese Council of Churches has condemned attacks on church leaders and church buildings as the conflict in Sudan rapidly escalates.
Suspected Fulani Islamic extremists shot and hacked to death over 40 Christians in Nigeria’s Plateau state last week, as the slaughter of tens of thousands of Nigerian believers continues unabated, with impunity, and ignored by international governments.
Suspected Islamic gunmen have killed more than 100 people, most of them women and children, in troubled north-central Nigeria over the last few days, and attacks continue, a well-informed Christian source told Worthy News on Thursday.
Fulani Islamic extremists murdered 17 people in attacks on Christian communities in southern Chad earlier this month, the Barnabas Fund reports.
A newly converted Christian in Uganda was severely beaten and rendered unconscious by Muslim extremists enraged that he refused to renounce Christ and return to Islam, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Christianity is legal in Uganda but former Muslims who turn to Christ are vulnerable to violent attacks by extremist elements in their former Islamic communities.
Islamic gunmen in Nigeria’s Kaduna state abducted 40 Christians during a Baptist church worship service on Sunday, Reuters reports.
Two young Christian women in Nigeria have been rescued after being abducted by Boko Haram terrorists over nine years ago, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
While it is not yet clear if Christians are being specifically targeted in the violent civil conflict in Sudan, four churches have been destroyed and Christians have reportedly been killed, wounded, turned away from state hospitals, and barred from receiving humanitarian aid being given to Muslims, Baptist Press reported on April 28. The violence broke out on April 15 as the Sudanese Army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) fought for control of the government.
A 24-year-old Christian college student in northern Uganda was murdered last month by a suspected radicalized Muslim because he had been sharing the Gospel on his school campus, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. While Christianity is legal in Uganda, Christians, especially evangelists, have been increasingly vulnerable to deadly attacks by radicalized Muslims.
Christians in Nigeria are continuing to be slaughtered by Islamic militants as the authorities appear unwilling or unable to do anything to stop the slaughter and the international community does nothing to hold the Nigerian government to account.
Seven people were abducted after returning from a church service in north-central Nigeria amid massive attacks against Christians that killed more than 130 believers, Christian aid workers confirmed.
A Nigerian Christian farming community that was devastated in brutal attacks by Fulani militant herdsmen on the Easter weekends of both 2021 and 2022 gathered to worship God in the burnt-out roofless shell of their former church building in Nigeria’s Plateau State on Good Friday (April 7) this year, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
The mass slaughter of Christians in Nigeria continues unabated and with impunity: radicalized Fulani Muslim herdsmen murdered 134 Christians in Benue state in the first week of April, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
Eritrean police arrested and detained 103 Christian college students at a worship event in the capital city of Asmara last month, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.