Tag: Christian persecution

Sudan abolishes death penalty for apostasy, reforms Islamist laws after 3 decades
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Sudan abolishes death penalty for apostasy, reforms Islamist laws after 3 decades

Originally published in The Christian Post The transitional government in Sudan passed a series of amendments that repeal the death sentence for apostasy, public flogging and female genital mutilation, giving Christians hope for the future following the toppling of the Islamist regime of President Omar al-Bashir last year. Sudanese Minister […]

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 […]