NIGERIA: Thousands flee as Extremists Attack
  • 05 March 2020

Thousands fled for their lives as Boko Haram militants launched a five-hour attack on the town of Garkida in Nigeria’s Adamawa state. The attack on the mainly Christian town began at 7pm on Friday when hordes of extremists arrived by truck and motorbike. They ransacked houses and set them alight, as well as burning down […]

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BURKINA FASO: Church Attack Leaves 24 Dead
  • 27 February 2020

Gunmen killed 24 people and left at least 18 wounded when they targeted a church service on 16 February in the village of Pansi. Upon entering, the attackers separated the men from the women, and locals from non-residents. They chose to kill resident men, including the church pastor. After setting the church building on fire, […]

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INDIA: Pastor Brutally Attacked, then Jailed on False Charges
  • 30 January 2020

Pastor Jai is unable to walk after extremists took turns to beat him in a vicious assault earlier this month. His attackers are still at large – yet he has been charged with “forced conversion”. A huge mob surrounded his house church in Bichpari, Haryana state, before around 30 people dragged Pastor Jai outside, along […]

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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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