Africa News

Open Doors calls on US to return Nigeria to list of countries violating religious freedoms

In the six months since the Biden administration removed Nigeria from its list of “Countries of Particular Concern” (CPC)—which identifies those in severe violations of religious freedom—religious violence has continued to surge across the region. Last week’s gruesome stoning and burning of Nigerian Christian college student, Deborah Samuel, by extremist […]

Muslim youth attack churches after two arrested for murder of Christian student

Originally published in The Christian Post A mob of Muslims have vandalised three church buildings and damaged and looted Christian-owned shops in Nigeria’s Sokoto state after police arrested two Muslims for beating to death 25-year-old Christian student Deborah Emmanuel Yakubu and burning her body over false allegations of blasphemy. Demanding […]