Tag: Boko Haram

Human rights advocates sound alarm on ‘Christian genocide’ unfolding in Africa

By George Thomas — Originally published in CBN News Muslim terror groups are launching attacks across several African nations.  Foremost is Nigeria, where tens of thousands of Christians have died as part of what human rights activists call a Christian genocide across the continent.  Nigeria’s Army recently released a poster […]

Islamist militants kill, kidnap Christians in north-east Nigeria

Originally published in Morning Star News  Islamic extremist militants in northeast Nigeria attacked a predominantly Christian village near Chibok, Borno state on Sunday morning (November 1), killing 12 Christians and kidnapping women and children, sources said. In Takulashi, less than 10 miles from Chibok, where Boko Haram insurgents kidnapped 276 […]

Christians dying as corruption prolongs terrorist scourge in Nigeria — Elizabeth Kendal

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin — by Elizabeth Kendal Despite being resource-rich and having the largest economy in Africa, Nigeria has more people living in poverty than any other country on earth. To Nigeria’s shame, more than 102 million Nigerians live in poverty, which is more than twice the number in India […]

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

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, […]