Boko Haram

Shagufta Kausar and Shafqat Emmanuel

Name: Shagufta Kausar (F) and Shafqat Emmanuel (M) Country: Pakistan Background: Shagufta Kausar and Shafqat Emmanuel are a Pakistani Christian couple who, prior to their arrest, lived with their four young children in a Christian community in Gojra, Punjab. Shagufta has been the sole breadwinner of the family since her husband Shafqat became paralyzed in …

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Important Plea: Nigeria – Genocide Loading

Genocide Loading in Nigeria was the focus of our two panel discussions at the July 15 side-event hosted by Jubilee Campaign and other partners. This International Religious Freedom Roundtable side event contributed to the 2019 International Religious Freedom Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom held by the United States Department of State, with events occurring throughout …

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Boko Haram Hearing and FTO Designation

JUBILEE CAMPAIGN LAUDS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE’S DESIGNATION OF BOKO HARAM AS A FOREIGN TERRORIST ORGANIZATION WASHINGTON, DC (November 13, 2013) – Several human rights, religious liberty and civil society groups today welcomed the designation of Boko Haram–whose religious persecution of Christians has reached a catastrophic level–as a “Foreign Terrorist Organization” by the U.S. Department of State. In its official release, the White …

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