Hassan has been beaten on multiple occasions, the most recent attack occurred on 19 January. His family has received constant death threats and bribes to convert back to Islam.
His mother said that these attacks have left them in fear. They fled from Somalia after Hassan’s father died, looking for a safe place in Nairobi to lead their new Christian lives. However, all they have had since then is fear from the local Muslim community, including from their own family members.
Though Kenya is a majority-Christian nation, it suffers constant attacks from the terrorist group al-Shabaab from Somalia. Local Muslim background believers also often suffer at the hands of Muslim Somali communities.
Sources: International Christian Concern, Morningstar News
- Ask the Lord to minister to Hassan and his mother to bring healing and comfort. Pray they will be shielded from further harm.
- Ask God to strengthen them in their faith so they may not be despondent or fearful but filled with the peace of God.
- Pray the family will receive much encouragement from local Christians in the community. Pray too the local authorities will ensure their safety.
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