Tag: Boko Haram

UK report on Nigeria calls for urgent action on Islamist persecution of Christians
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UK report on Nigeria calls for urgent action on Islamist persecution of Christians

Originally published in Church Times The rise of Islamic fundamentalism has led to the killing of more than 7 000 Christians in Nigeria by religious militants since 2015, a situation compounded by climate change, competition over resources, the spread of misinformation, and access to firearms. These are the key findings of a report, Nigeria: Unfolding genocide?, released […]

Easter devotion and call to pray into ‘Silent Slaughter’ of Christians in Nigeria — Elizabeth Kendal
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Easter devotion and call to pray into ‘Silent Slaughter’ of Christians in Nigeria — Elizabeth Kendal

By Elizabeth Kendal — Originally published in Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin. EASTER DEVOTION: Justice and salvation will reach ends of the earth Isaiah’s Servant Songs cannot but elicit a response. We all, like sheep, have gone astray; trusting in idols and walking in rebellion. Lost, captive and condemned to death, […]

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Nigerian Catholics march in Abuja on March 1 in protest of recent terrorist attacks.
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Nigeria’s government now agrees: Islamist terrorists target Christians

Originally published in Christianity Today The Nigerian government now agrees with what church leaders have been complaining for years: Christians are the target of jihadist terrorism. “In the wake of a renewed onslaught by our tireless military against Boko Haram and their ISWAP (Islamic State West Africa Province) allies in […]