KENYA: Three Christian Teachers Murdered
  • 16 January 2020

Three Christian teachers from Kamuthe Primary School in Garissa, were killed by the Somali-based terror group al-Shabaab in the early hours of 13 January. The armed militants ambushed Kamuthe village around 2am, targeting the school’s resource centre which hosted the teachers. Prior to the ambush, the attackers destroyed a telecommunication tool in an effort to […]

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NIGERIA: Violence Against Christians Continues
  • 16 January 2020

Thirteen members of a church in the Plateau state of Nigeria were killed by armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday 8 January. On the same day, four students were kidnapped from a Catholic seminary in Kaduna state. “They were shooting with guns in all directions, forcing the villagers to scamper into surrounding bushes,” Michael Mutding, […]

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INDIA: Pastor Faces Charges After Being Beaten
  • 19 December 2019

A pastor and his family are facing police charges after Hindu militants beat them. Eight assailants, including a police officer, entered the family home in Parihara, Jharkhand in the early morning of 12 November. Others joined in, beating members of the family with an axe, bamboo rods and wooden sticks. Pastor Basant Kumar Paul, who […]

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KENYA: At Least Nine Christians Murdered in Attack
  • 12 December 2019

On 6 December, 11 non-local Christian passengers were attacked while travelling to Mandera from Nairobi and killed at Kotulo in north-eastern Kenya. Confirming the incident, a Kenyan police officer said, “A passenger bus belonging to Medina Bus Company, travelling between Wajir and Mandera was attacked by a criminal gang at around 1730 hours this evening. […]

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BURKINA FASO: Church Attack, Leaves 14 Dead
  • 05 December 2019

Gunmen attacked a church in Eastern Burkina Faso on Sunday 1 December. The attack took place in the small town of Hantoukoura and left 14 Christians dead, with numerous others injured. This attack is reminiscent of the multiple attacks that took place earlier this year in Northern Burkina Faso, when churches, clergy and laypeople were […]

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