“32,000 Christians Butchered to Death”: The Persecution of Christians, May 2020

Jun 28, 2020 by

by Raymond Ibrahim, Gatestone Institute: The following are among the abuses Muslims inflicted on Christians throughout the month of May 2020: The Slaughter of Christians Nigeria: From January 2020 to mid-May 2020, Muslim terrorists massacred at least 620 Christians (470 by Fulani herdsmen and 150 by Boko Haram). According to a May 14 report: “Militant Fulani Herdsmen and Boko Haram … have intensified their anti-Christian violence … with hacking to death in the past four...

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Jun 16, 2020 by

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief has launched a new report in Westminster today entitled Nigeria – Unfolding Genocide? The report launch featured speeches from the Chair of the APPG, Jim Shannon MP, Co-Chair Baroness Cox, and Rebecca Sharibu, the mother of Leah Sharibu who was kidnapped by Boko Haram two years ago and has yet to be released. BACKGROUND APPG members have been alarmed by the dramatic and escalating violence in Nigeria...

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At least 620 Nigerian Christians killed so far in 2020 by Boko Haram, Fulani: NGO report

Jun 13, 2020 by

by Samuel Smith, Christian Post: A Nigerian civil society organization estimates that about 620 Christians were killed and hundreds of homes, as well as churches, were damaged in Nigeria since the beginning of the year as attacks carried about by Fulani radicals and Islamic terrorists continue. The Anambra-based nongovernmental organization International Society for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law, headed by Christian Emeka Umeagbalasi, released a statement Thursday highlighting the impact...

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Nigerian Christian Black Lives Don’t Matter

Jun 10, 2020 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: A Nigerian Catholic priest who organized clergy anti-Trump protests Monday is being slammed for his silence on the wholesale slaughter of Christians in Nigeria, even as U.S. bishops are accused of promoting a false narrative on the persecution of Nigerian Christians. Muslim Fulani herdsmen armed with machetes hacked to death a 3-year-old girl and nine defenseless Christians in Nigeria’s Kaduna state the same week Josephite Fr. Cornelius Ejiogu declared...

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More than 600 Nigerian Christians killed in 2020, new report says

Jun 7, 2020 by

from CNA: Christians in Nigeria faced escalating persecution and a mounting death toll in the first four months of 2020, a new report has said. In a report issued on 15 May, the International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety) said that 620 Nigerian Christians have been killed since the beginning of the year, and mapped a campaign of destruction and arson carried out against churches in the African nation. The society, a non-profit founded in 2008 in Nigeria, works...

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“Such Things Should Not Happen”: Persecution of Christians, April 2020

May 31, 2020 by

by Raymond Ibrahim, Gatestone Institute: The following are among the abuses Muslims inflicted on Christians throughout the month of April 2020: Nigeria: The first two days of April opened with machete-wielding Muslim Fulani herdsmen murdered at least 13 Christians. “[W]e woke up to bury seven people burnt to death … from an overnight attack,” one source said. Those killed “are mostly elderly Christians who were unable to escape as members of the community ran into...

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