For years, dozens of armed militias have wreaked havoc in the DRC, a predominately Christian nation.
In late Fabruary, ISWAP already abducted three aid workers and two guards at a guesthouse in Cameroon.
A total of 40 animators and group leaders shared their concerns and hopes during a meeting in Niamey in this month of March.
An additional nine people were killed in an attack on an informal gold mine located in Oudalan province.
The Copts (10% of Egypt’s population) are the descendants of a long line of ancient Egyptians who later converted to Christianity.
A woman and two children were also kidnapped during the attack.
The three brothers were working in an agricultural field at the moment of their death.
ICC staff reviewed pictures of the man's body. He had knife wounds and one of his hands had been cut off.