As Christians in Nigeria continue to be slaughtered by Fulani and other Muslim extremist militants, the controversial governor of Kaduna state Nasir El-Rufai has been forced to admit that Islamic terrorists have an even stronger hold on his part of Nigeria than when he took office seven years ago, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Islamic extremists in Uganda murdered five evangelists from the End Time Word Ministry church last month by throwing them off the commercial transport boat they were preaching the Gospel and traveling to plant a church, Morning Star News reports. Christianity is legal in Uganda, but Muslim extremists have carried out increasing violent attacks against believers, whom they consider a threat to Islam.
Three former imams who converted to Christianity in Uganda are in hiding as members of their local Muslim community have threatened to kill them, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. ICC has helped to provide food for the families of the three new converts, Tamir, Salomon, and Michael. The former imams’ full names and locations have been withheld for security reasons.
Director of the Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) Johan Viljoen has joined other leaders in stating that Nigeria is facing a “sustained campaign to wipe out Christianity,” and that the government is doing nothing to stop it, Crux reports. The DHPI is a part of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference.
Christian aid workers have confirmed that Islamist militants beheaded two Christian men during an attack on a minibus in northern Mozambique.
The house church movement in Afghanistan is slowly growing, despite a surrounding environment of brutal tribalism and Islamic extremist violence that forces evangelism and worship to be carried out in secret, Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) reports.
Sudanese Christians are mourning after suspected Muslim militants killed the three young children of a deceased Catholic Church deacon in Sudan’s Central Darfur region, Worthy News established late Tuesday.
Europe faced a potential new war in the Balkans as Serbia’s president threatened to move into neighboring Kosovo if the NATO military alliance failed to “do their job.”
Twenty Christians were murdered and a Catholic teacher was kidnapped by Islamic terrorists in Nigeria’s Taraba state earlier this month, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
A Christian convert and father of six in eastern Uganda has had his hand cut off by radicalized Muslim extremists enraged that he and his family had left Islam and had started attending church, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Christians in Uganda are increasingly vulnerable to attacks by Islamic extremists, even though Muslims are a minority group and Christianity is legal in the country.
One year on from the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan in August 2021, the International Christian Concern (ICC) advocacy group has published a report urging the International community to support Afghan Christians who are facing extreme human rights abuses.
Salman Rushdie, the famed author who was hospitalized Friday after being stabbed by a suspected radical Islamist, is off a ventilator, and his condition has improved, his family says.
An attorney in Iran who helped save an Iranian pastor accused of ‘apostasy’ from the death penalty has now been imprisoned himself, together with his former client, who has again been jailed, Article 18 reports.
The ongoing slaughter of Christians in Nigeria at the hands of Islamic extremists meets the established international standards for genocide, the Colson Center reports. The International Christian Concern advocacy group reported in 2020 that between 50,000 to 70,000 Christians have been killed by Islamic terrorists; the Open Doors USA advocacy group reported this year that one Nigerian Christian is killed for their faith every two hours, 13 a day, 372 a month.
pastor who oversees Pentecostal churches in Uganda’s Kiboga district is in fear for his life and the lives of his family and congregation after he received credible death threats from Islamic extremists, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
Two Christian men in northern Mozambique were beheaded by local Islamic State terrorists on July 30, the Barnabas Fund reports.
Fulani militants and other Muslim extremists have murdered six pastors and kidnapped 27 congregants from Nigeria’s Evangelical Church Winning All this year alone, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) attests in its new report published this month that Iran’s Ja’afri Shi’a Islamic regime is continuing a misinformation campaign of propaganda against religious minorities it began last year. Neither Non-Muslim citizens nor adherents of other Islamic traditions are afforded equal protection under the law in Iran, the USCIRF reports attest.
Pentecostal church member Robert Bwenje from Uganda’s Kyankwanzi District has died from injuries he sustained during an attack by Muslim extremists on July 6, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Although Christianity is legal in Uganda, and Muslims are a minority group there, attacks on believers by Islamic extremists have been increasing at an alarming rate.
At least 68 Christians were killed and more kidnapped or displaced by Islamist fighters over the last two months in Central Nigeria’s Benue State, a Catholic charity confirmed Wednesday.