One abducted girl from the Nigerian town of Chibok has been freed and reunited with her parents seven years after Boko Haram militants kidnapped her and more than 200 of her classmates, Borno state’s governor said on Saturday.
This month, a United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) panel brought to light disturbing statistics about violence against Christians in Nigeria. Over two thousand churches have been destroyed since 2015. Between 4 and 5 million Christians have fled the country.
Attackers kidnapped at least 140 students from Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Early Monday morning, armed men smashed a hole in the school’s brick wall and took the students away at gunpoint. The Nigerian government has closed 13 other at-risk schools in response.
A special inaugural event billed as the “Inaugural Convening of the Premier Annual Religious Freedom Summit in the U.S.” will be held to bring together “a broad coalition that passionately supports religious freedom around the globe for a three day, in person event in Washington, […]
Believers stand ready to help in the fallout of Burkina Faso’s latest attack. Suspected Islamist militants raided a village near the Mali border over the weekend, killing at least 138 people and forcing 7,000 families to flee.
The U.S. State Department has produced an International Religious Freedom Report every year for 23 years. It offers a comprehensive review of the state of religious freedom in nearly 200 countries and territories around the world, and it reflects the collective effort of literally hundreds […]