Thirteen members of a church in the Plateau state of Nigeria were killed by armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday (Jan. 8), an independent news service focused on the persecution of Christians reported yesterday.
The Algerian government shut down three churches this week, including the two biggest congregations in the North African country. Authorities forced Christians from their buildings and arrested some who continued to protest the crackdown.
Each year, Open Doors UK publishes a World Watch List of places around the world where it is the most dangerous to be a Christian. In these countries, Christian’s face detention, violence and abuse for their religion. The number one most dangerous country on the […]
A recent report from the Council on Foreign Relations says that more than 25,000 Nigerians have been killed in the last four years by Boko Haram, Fulani herdsmen, the Islamic State, and other militant groups.
Indian officials reject recent accusations issued by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). In its annual report, the USCIRF accuses India of persecuting religious minorities and trying to force Hinduism as a national identity.
On May 18, extremists in Nigeria interrupted a church choir practice and abducted 17 Christians. They are being ransomed and might never see their families again. Some of the Christian women may be sold into slavery or raped and forced to marry the jihadist. It’s the latest attack […]
Muslim Fulani herdsmen in central Nigeria’s Plateau state massacred 20 Christians, including children, as they slept in the hours after midnight on Sept. 8 in an apparent reprisal attack that mystified villagers, sources said.
North Korea has long been recognized as a country where Christians face the worst persecution for their faith. But there’s a lesser known country that follows closely behind where those who are even suspected of having converted to Christianity are rushed through public beheadings without […]