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27 June

For freedom: Protect those of faith in Egypt

Coptic Christians are still targeted in Egypt

21 June

Demonstrations and killed in the 'Global Myanmar Spring Revolution’

Myanmar’s attack on freedom continues with the government targeting various minority faith communities and crushing dissidents in its attempts to divide and conquer.

24 January

Attacks on Christian churches at Christmas in Nigeria results in death and destruction

We need to keep reminding the world of the impact of hatred – Boko Haram continues its campaign of viciousness

19 December

Intolerance in India continues to grow

The failure of government leaders to condemn acts of violence on minorities has contributed to growing fears amongst faith groups.

14 December

Boko Haram claims attack in Niger that killed dozens

Attacks by Boko Haram in northeastern spread to neighbouring countries such as Niger, Cameroon and Chad. Here is the account of a preChristmas attack in Niger

Credit: Wikimedia Commons
22 September

Seeking a Viable Alternative to Indonesia’s Blasphemy Laws

Instead of criminalizing blasphemy, Indonesia should focus on penalizing incitement to discrimination, hostility, and violence.

20 September

Nigeria's Government ignoring growing violence

The increasing conflict in Nigeria is directly related to the present National government’s lack of interest in extending equal protection to all of its citizens.

15 June

Nigeria: Unfolding Genocide?

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief has launched a new report into Nigeria. Members have been alarmed by the dramatic and escalating violence in Nigeria characterised as the farmer-herder conflict.

01 June

Nigerian Bishop Abducted by Gunmen, Christian Organization Urges Officials to Take Action

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is urging officials to take all necessary steps to see that its chairman of the Nasarawa State unit, Bishop Joseph Masin is safely released from his captors.

18 May

620 Nigerian Christians Killed So Far This Year by Muslim Militants Boko Haram, Fulani Herdsmen

620 Nigerian Christians Killed So Far This Year by Muslim Militants Boko Haram, Fulani Herdsmen

12 May

Muslim Gang Killed Christian Man Because He Kept 'Preaching the Gospel of Jesus' to Them

A kidnapped seminarian was murdered by a Nigerian gang leader earlier this year because he would not stop preaching the gospel to his Muslim captors, the gang leader says.

16 April

Christians continue to come under attack in Nigeria despite coronavirus

Several fatal attacks have taken place on Christian communities in Nigeria since the start of April even as the coronavirus spreads across the country.