Tag: Islamist

Uganda churches warned of Al Shabab ‘threats’

Originally published by World Watch Monitor Uganda and Kenya authorities have scaled up security in recent days in response to warnings from Western countries that a jihadist group is planning to attack churches in Uganda. The US embassy in Uganda warned that churches there may face “specific threats” from Al […]

Boko Haram killing spree claims 110 Nigerians

Bishop says Islamist insurgency ‘has no limits’ to its targets The militant Islamist sect Boko Haram is suspected of killing at least 110 people of various faiths across Nigeria during the past week, prompting the country’s top Catholic bishop to declare the rebel movement “has no limits.” On Thursday, Sept. […]

Syrian Christians caught in crossfire

By World Watch Monitor Syrian Christians are the victims of disproportionate violence and abuse as sectarian violence continues to engulf Syria, says a new report. Christian women are especially vulnerable to sexual abuse, while Christian men are facing pressure from both sides to join the battle, according to Vulnerability Assessment […]