Tag: al Shabaab

Three convicted in Kenya over Garissa University massacre of Christian students

Originally published by barnabasfund A court in Kenya convicted three men of helping Islamist extremists carry out a massacre at Garissa University in which 148 mainly-Christian students died in 2015. The two Kenyans and a Tanzanian, who are likely to receive life imprisonment when they are sentenced on July 3, were found […]

Al Shabaab claims death of six Christians in Kenya attack

Originally published in Christian Today. Islamist militant group al-Shabaab claimed the deaths of six Christians in an attack on a residential compound in Northeast Kenya on Thursday. “We are behind the Mandera attack in which we killed six Christians,” Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab, al Shabaab’s military operations spokesman, told Reuters. […]

Al Shabaab kills 36 Kenyan Christians on Somali border

Originally published in World Watch Monitor Al Shabaab militants have slaughtered 36 quarry workers in northern Kenya – all of the victims are believed to be Christian. Local residents told the BBC that the militants separated the group from Muslim workers before shooting them dead. Al Shabaab, an al Qaeda […]