Africa

“Atmosphere of Anarchy and Despair”: Recent Attacks in Kaduna State, Nigeria Leave At Least 23 Nigerian Christians Dead and Many More Wounded

Throughout one week in mid-May 2020, numerous Adara communities of southern Kaduna State, Nigeria, were relentlessly attacked by suspected Fulani militants, leading to the gruesome and untimely deaths of at least 23 Nigerian Christians and injuries of tens of others who sustained brutal injuries from guns and machetes. Gonan Rogo village was the first to …

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Report: Rally for Release of Eritrean Patriarch Abune Antonios

8 November 2019, Washington DC. Amongst the crowd of protesters, you can distinguish representatives from the Orthodox church clad in black with golden crosses, Eritrean women donned in the white national dress of Eritrea laced with a colourful gold-tinted frame, one elderly woman clasping to her sign of the Father Antonius, a modern couple pushing …

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Lord Alton Urges UK to Act on Escalating Fulani Violence in Nigeria

Yesterday, Lord David Alton brought forth the topic of Fulani violence in Nigeria to debate in the UK House of Lords. In his address, he discussed recent attacks, the weapons and tactics wielded by the Fulani militants, and highlighted the asymmetry in the attacks of Fulani militants on Christian farming communities. According to Lord Alton, this …

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NIGERIA UPDATE: Over 200 Dead in Plateau State After Fulani Militant Attacks

Attack on Kai village, Barkin Ladi LGA of Plateau State On Sunday, June 24, Fulani militants attacked over a dozen towns in the Barkin Ladi, Mangu and Riyom local government areas of Plateau State. The militants burned homes, plundered villages, and shot indiscriminately at innocent men, women, and children in a 48-hour siege. Over 200 …

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Christian communities under assault in Nigeria

The latest development in the ongoing violent assault against Christians in Nigeria occurred in Plateau state, located in central Nigeria. Throughout September and October, repeated attacks against Christian communities left at least 75 dead. Our partners on the ground, Stefanos Foundation, reported on the attacks and interviewed the victims. Throughout the course of the violence, …

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ERITREA: No improvement in Human Rights

A new report on Eritrea was submitted at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva by Special Rapporteur Sheila B. Keetharuth. The report acted as a follow-up on the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea, which was extended last June. In her report, Special Rapporteur Keetharuth …

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RELEASED: Sudanese pastor & activist get presidential pardon

On May 11, 2017, Abdumonem Abdumawla and Reverend Hassan Abdelrahim Tawor of Sudan received a presidential pardon and were released from prison. We praise God for their release, and we thank you for your faithful prayers in this process. The release of these two men finishes out a long standing case involving four Christians who …

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Letter: Accountability on US funds to Nigeria

In this joint letter, Jubilee Campaign called for accountability for the Nigerian government. The United States reveres Nigeria as one of its greatest African partners. The US government must ensure that the funds it provides to the Nigerian government are in no way used to harm the people. Joint NGO letter on sale of Super …

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