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INDONESIA: Bombing Victim Laid to Rest

As people come to terms with the reality that three churches were targeted by suicide bombers in Indonesia, the families of the victims begin to lay their loved ones to rest. Our CEO is in Surabaya to assist where needed, attending the funeral today for

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INDIA: Pastor Beheaded by Suspected Maoists

The body of a pastor was found beheaded on the shore of a reservoir in eastern India on 2 May, hours after he was abducted by around 25 masked men whom police believe to be Maoists. Residents of Kubasal village, in the Tamar area of

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Project: Support for Nigeria

Deborah Shior, a displaced woman with three children said life became miserable for her after Fulani herdsmen attacked her village in Nigeria. According to Deborah, the Fulani herdsmen became furious when Benue State Government passed the anti-open grazing bill. They started attacking and killing people.

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MYANMAR: Civilians caught up in Violence

At least 10 Christian civilians have been killed and thousands need urgent medical attention in Myanmar’s Kachin State as the fighting between ethnic rebel groups and government troops in a conflict area rages on, according to reports. The ethnic Kachin civilians were killed in Mansi

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NIGERIA: Seven More Killed in Another Benue Attack

At least seven people were killed after suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked another church in Benue State on 26 April. The attack came after the massacre of 19 worshippers, including two priests, at a Catholic church in Gwer West Local Government Area. In the early hours

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PAKISTAN: Two Christians Killed in Drive-By Shooting

At least two Christians were killed and three others were wounded when gunmen opened fire on a group of Christians gathered in the Essa Nagri area of Quetta, Pakistan. ISIS’s local branch claimed responsibility for Sunday’s deadly attack, marking its third attack on Christians in

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PAKISTAN: ISIS Claims Murders of 4 Christians

ISIS says it was behind a terrorist attack on a Christian family in Quetta, Pakistan, that killed four people on Easter Monday. The relatives had been riding in a rickshaw when motorcycle-riding gunmen opened fire on them. Three men and a woman died in the

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IRAQ: Christian Family Stabbed to Death

An Assyrian Christian family of three were murdered in their home in a predominantly Shia neighbourhood in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on Thursday 8 March. Dr Hisham Shafiq al-Maskuni, 61, a radiologist, his wife Dr Shaza Malik Dinno, gynaecologist and her elderly mother, Khairiyah Dawood Abada,

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BREAKING: URGENT Food, Medicine, Bibles, Prayer needed

Yesterday we received an urgent email from our partners in Nigeria reporting a new wave of brazen attacks by Fulani Herdsmen. Our team reports that they visited displaced people from eight predominantly Christian villages near Bokkos. Over 200 houses were burnt to the ground. They

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NIGERIA: Boko Haram Kidnaps 110 Schoolgirls

Boko Haram, the Islamic terror group in Nigeria that has slaughtered tens of thousands of people, among them Christians, has kidnapped 110 schoolgirls in a recent raid, state officials admitted. Reuters reported on Sunday that the mass kidnapping at a girls’ school took place in the

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RUSSIA: Terror Strikes in Dagestan

On Sunday 18 February a local Islamic jihadi attacked Christians as they emerged from Kizlyar’s Russian Orthodox church. They had been ushering in Lent when the gunman approached, cried “Allahu Akbar” and opened fire. To keep the gunman outside, believers barricaded the church door while

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NIGERIA: Renewed Fulani Attacks on Christian Community

No fewer than 75 corpses have been recovered following a string of attacks by Fulani herdsmen on the predominantly Christian community of Miango, in the Bassa local government area of Plateau state, central Nigeria. Jerry Datim, a religious leader from the area, told World Watch

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PAKISTAN: Killer of Christian Student Freed

The Multan High Court has ordered the release on bail of Ahmed Raza, the Muslim student arrested for killing Sharoon Masih, 17, his classmate of Christian faith. The latter was beaten to death after being found “guilty” of drinking from the same water dispenser as

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UGANDA: Refusal to Convert Ends in Tragedy

A Christian woman has been brutally attacked with a machete by her Muslim husband for refusing to convert to his religion. The attack led to the death of the woman’s one-week-old twins. Regina Navatovu, 35, lived with her husband, Asuman Sekidde, in Bumogolo village in

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PAKISTAN: Pray for Aliza, Injured in Bombing

Aliza, a 1-year-old girl, lost her foot as a result of an injury suffered in the 17 December Quetta church bombing which killed 11 people and seriously injured 50 others. Four suicide bombers approached the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church during a children’s Christmas celebration, but

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EGYPT: Sinai Militants Pledge to “Kill More Copts”

Bassem Herz Attalhah, 27, also known as Haythem Shehata, was on his way home from work in El-Arish, capital of North Sinai governorate, on Saturday evening (13 January), with his brother Osama and neighbour and friend Mohamed, when they were stopped by three armed men,

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NIGERIA: Kidnapped Optician Killed

On 13 October, a British optician who had been kidnapped was killed shortly after singing the hymn, Amazing Grace, to lift the spirits of his fellow hostages. Ian Squire, 57, was killed instantly by shots fired by one of the four gang members who abducted

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NIGERIA: Plateau Attackers Arrested

After a period of relative calm, violence has resumed in Plateau state, which has also witnessed the deadliest sectarian violence in Nigeria’s recent history. Many experts now report that ongoing violence in Nigeria’s Middle Belt, where mainly Muslim Fulani herdsmen have attacked predominantly Christian farmers,

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PAKISTAN: Claims that Police are Ignoring Bullying

The father of Sharoon Masih, a 17-year-old Christian student that was murdered by a Muslim classmate in August, claims that police are ignoring the anti-Christian bullying taking place at Sharoon’s school. Following the murder, police claim they interviewed other Christian students at MC Model Boys

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TANZANIA: Pastor Killed while Showing the JESUS Film

A pastor working in a remote area of Tanzania was attacked by angry villagers while showing the JESUS film. Pastor Paul Oloru was described as influential in his community, but he angered some tribal leaders by speaking out against customs like female circumcision and tribal

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