MALI: Christian Village ‘Virtually Wiped Out’
  • 04 July 2019

Approximately 100 Christians were massacred by Muslim terrorists in the West African nation of Mali last month. On 9 June, armed Fulani Muslim militants invaded a predominately Christian village in Sobame Da, and killed men, women, and children. Officials say they found at least 95 bodies. The attackers also killed animals and set fire to […]

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BURKINA FASO: Ten More Christians Killed
  • 23 May 2019

Ten more Christians were killed as attacks on churches continues in northern Burkina Faso. The ten, including a Catholic priest, died in attacks on 12 and 13 May. On 12 May, in the village of Dablo, 90kms from the city of Kaya, between 20 – 30 armed men stormed a Catholic church, opening fire on […]

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BURKINA FASO: Church Leader Killed by Islamists
  • 09 May 2019

Gunmen who attacked a Protestant church in Burkina Faso on 28 April asked the pastor and six others to convert to Islam before they shot them. Burkina Faso is long known for its peaceful co-existence among religious communities. But over the past two years, attacks by Islamist militants, military operations, and waves of inter-communal violence […]

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INDIA: Church Braced for More Violence as Elections Loom
  • 21 March 2019

There’s been a sharp rise in attacks on Christians in India so far this year – and many fear that things could get worse with a general election on the horizon. There were 77 recorded incidents of hatred and violence against Christians in the first two months of 2019. This is up from 49 cases over […]

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NIGERIA: Fulani Militants Kill Over 20
  • 14 March 2019

On the morning of 4 March, Fulani militants attacked Tse-Tema Dula, Tse-Ugor, and Tse-Jabu villages of Mbacohon area in Gwer West Local Council area of Benue State. According local sources, 23 people were killed. Three days after the village attacks, the militants again launched another attack at Tse-Ikyo Mke, Mbapupur community in the same local […]

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