Tag: Christian persecution

3 462 Christians murdered in Nigeria in 2021

Originally published in Christian Headlines More than 3 000 Christians have been killed in Nigeria this year by Muslim militants amidst a massive wave of persecution that also has resulted in 300 churches being threatened, attacked or destroyed, according to a new report. The report by the International Society for Civil […]

‘Christians are on the blacklist’ in Burkina Faso where jihadist factions are running amok

Originally published in Christian Today Burkina Faso could be on the way to becoming the next Nigeria — a battleground for competing jihadist groups cutting a swathe across Africa. So fears a partner of Release International, which supports persecuted Christians around the world, writes Andrew Boyd. Picture a jihad, and […]

Four Christians beheaded in Indonesian terrorist attack

By Open Doors Southern Africa Four Christian men from Kalimago Village, Poso Regency, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, were beheaded by Islamic extremists on Tuesday (May 11). Central Sulawesi is the same province where Sigi is located – the area where another four believers were murdered on November 27 last year. The […]