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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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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INDIA: Christian Family Hospitalised After Brutal Attack
  • 10 October 2019

Four Christians, including a retired pastor, have been seriously injured as a result of a brutal mob attack in northern India. The mob of Hindu radicals attacked a Christian family’s home in Gurgaon, located in India’s Haryana state, on 22 September. The attack started when approximately 30 Hindu radicals stormed the home of Pastor Mangala. […]

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NIGERIA: Boy ‘Sees Father Killed’ in Raid on Villages
  • 03 October 2019

At least two people were killed and six others wounded in a night raid on two predominantly Christian villages in Nigeria’s north-eastern Adamawa state. Gunmen in large numbers went from house to house, shooting as they went, in the attack on Shaforon and Kodumti villages in the Numan local government area about 1am on Sunday […]

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