Africa

Ann Buwalda to Testify Before the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations.

OPEN HEARING TESTIMONY Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Room 2200 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Executive Director of Jubilee Campaign USA, Ann Buwalda has been officially invited to testify at an open hearing entitled “A Global Crisis: Refugees, Migrant and Asylum Seekers.” The testimony will be rendered before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global …

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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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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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Egyptian Coptic Church hit by Terrorist Attack Palm Sunday

Good Friday and Easter services took place in Egypt without incident, following the twin bombings and massacres within two Coptic Orthodox churches on Palm Sunday. Reportedly, during the Good Friday and Easter services police surrounded Coptic churches in battle gear and blocked off streets in front of churches in an effort to thwart any further …

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PRESS RELEASE: Terrorism in Nigeria

On March 6, 2017 Jubilee Campaign held a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland at the 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council titled Terrorism in Nigeria: Boko Haram succeeded by rising Fulani militancy. Panelists of the press conference included Mr. Mark Lipdo, founder of Stefanos Foundation; Ms. Fatima Njoku, lawyer for Stefanos Foundation; …

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