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KENYA: Residents Call for Enhanced Security

Residents of Lamu County held protests on 6 and 7 September demanding enhanced security measures after four men were beheaded and several houses raided by suspected members of the Somali Islamist terror group, al Shabaab. Residents were reportedly angered by police inaction after reporting the

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PAKISTAN: Christian Teenager Killed at School

A highly academic Christian teenager has been killed in his classroom in Pakistan. Sharoon Masih from the Vehari District in the Punjab is said to have suffered years of institutional peer bullying and discrimination because of his faith. Coming from a poor background, his parents

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NIGERIA: Father and Son Killed

A father and son were killed, and three women and a baby abducted, in an attack in Nigeria’s northern state of Kano, in the largely Muslim area of Tudun Wada. At around 8pm on 15 August, armed men, believed to be local Muslims, attacked the

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CAMEROON: Eight Children Killed, Six Kidnapped

After a period of relative calm, the Far North region of Cameroon, along the Nigerian border, has witnessed an upsurge of attacks by Boko Haram. On 17 August, a church elder was killed in a night raid carried out by the radical Islamist group on

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KENYA: Three Killed in al-Shabaab Attack

At least three men were beheaded and several houses torched on 18 August during an early morning raid on a village on the northern coast of Kenya by members of the Somali Islamist terror group, al-Shabaab. The gunmen reportedly struck Maleli Village in Lamu County

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Fearless for Christ

Four masked gunmen charged into Mohammad Yousuf Bhat’s home on the evening of 1 July 2016, pushed his wife aside and demanded to talk to him. After he stepped forward, the gunmen escorted the 43-year-old father of three outside his home in the Kashmir Valley,

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EGYPT: Christian Soldier Beaten to Death

A young Christian solider was beaten to death within four hours of arriving at a new unit. His family say officers attacked him when they realised he was a Christian. Joseph Reda Helmy had been in the army for only a month when he was

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KENYA: Al-Shabaab Militants Kill Seven Christian Men

Al-Shabaab militants have led a series of attacks in Kenya’s Lamu County. Between 5 and 8 July, militants raided three villages, Pandanguo, Jima, and Poromoko, killing three police officers as well as seven Christian men: Said Mbigo, Matei Mlatia, Peter Mburu, Teresio Munyi, Mwangangi Muneni, Katana Karisa

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PAKISTAN: Two Chinese Students Killed by ISIS

Two Chinese students, whom the Pakistani government accused of “preaching,” were kidnapped and killed by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIS) in May. Chinese nationals, Li Xinheng and Lu Ling Lina lived in Quetta, Pakistan, where they were studying at a local language school with the

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KENYA: Christian Teacher Shot Dead in Front of his Pupils

Al-Shabaab militants walked into Fafi Primary School, 95 km from Garissa, and shot dead a Christian teacher, Elly Oloo Ojiema ─ right in front of his pupils. They kidnapped another Christian teacher, Joseph Kamau, and a Muslim colleague who tried to protect him. The Muslim

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AFGHANISTAN: Attack at Mission Guest House

Two women working for a Swedish mission, known as Operation Mercy, were targeted by unknown attackers at their guest house in Kabul on 20 May. A German national and her Afghan guard were tragically killed, while a woman from Finland was kidnapped. All the mission’s

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EGYPT: Threats Continue for Egypt’s Copts

A bomb was found outside an Egyptian church just south of the capital, Cairo on 29 May, according to Coptic news site Watani. A guard reportedly found the bomb inside a paper box by the gate to the Anba-Barsoum al-Erian Monastery, in the Greater Cairo

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EGYPT: Palm Sunday Turns into a Bloody Massacre

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for two suicide bombings in Egypt targeting Coptic churches. The first bombing in the town of Tanta and the second in Alexandra has claimed the lives of 44 people and has injured 126 to date. Our contact in

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NIGERIA: Pray for Villagers Who Survived a Fulani Attack

A group of Fulani men attacked a village recently in Kaduna, Nigeria, killing four people and injuring two adults and a young child. On 12 March at about 7:30 pm, the Fulani men entered a small village in Kagoro and fired indiscriminately at a woman

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Karua Massacre

The devastating news of numerous attacks on the Christian communities in the district of Karua, Southern Kaduna on 13 November 2016 has left a certain numbness among those who survived the onslaught. It is believed Fulani herdsmen were responsible, with most of their victims being

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