Tag: Christian persecution

Religious freedom advocates ask Biden to put Nigeria back on watchlist for anti-Christian violence

Originally published in Fox News A broad array of religious freedom advocates has banded together in asking President Biden to put Nigeria back on the State Department’s list of countries of particular concern (CPC) on religious freedom, citing the ongoing violence, killing and displacement of Christians at the hands of Boko Haram, […]

Nepalese pastor jailed for praying for healing from COVID

Originally published in CBN News A Christian pastor in Nepal was convicted of violating the country’s anti-conversion law after he prayed for healing from Covid-19.  According to International Christian Concern (ICC), Pastor Keshav Acharya was brought before the District Court in Dolpa on 30th November where he was sentenced to two years […]

Jihadist genocide of Christians in Nigeria intensifies

Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center.  This article was first published by the Gatestone Institute. What several international observers have for years characterised as a “pure genocide” of Christians in Nigeria has reached new levels. Since the Islamic insurgency earnestly began in July 2009 — first at the […]

49 killed, 27 abducted in southern Kaduna attacks

Originally published in CSW At least 49 people have been killed and 27 were abducted in attacks by armed assailants of Fulani ethnicity on communities in three Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Kaduna state, central Nigeria, on September 26 and 27. Eight people were killed, six were injured and several […]