Tag: African persecution

Nigerian student beaten to death over "blasphemous" WhatsApp message

“Muslim students and teachers don’t like Christians in the school,” a student from the school was quoted as saying.

Sudanese pastor sentenced to a month in jail

Pastor Estefanos’ lawyer, Shanabo Awad, told news sources, “This ruling is not fair and my client is innocent.”

Christians farmers attacked once again in Nigeria's Kaduna State

ICC urges the US to sanction Kaduna's Governor El-Rufai and his family for his his persecution of Christians.

Fulani herdsmen killed 142 people in Central Nigeria

Nigeria earned the distinction of being the country with the world’s worst persecution in ICC’s Persecutor of the Year Awards.

Nigerian leaders speak at Christian burial

In his sermon, Reverend Joshua Barry charged the people to be hopeful there comes a day of reckoning.

Ugandan woman stabbed by husband for converting to Christianity

The Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project estimates that about 11.5% of Uganda’s population is Muslim.

Coptic priest stabbed to death in Egypt

Coptic Christians comprise approximately 10% of Egypt’s population, which is primarily Muslim.

Over a dozen communities attacked by gumen in Nigeria

The gunmen divided themselves into five groups on Sunday morning and moved through various communities.  

Muslims spray acid on family for accepting Jesus

On the 9th of March the family's home was burned to the ground.

Nigerian man killed on way back from church

ICC staff reviewed pictures of the man's body. He had knife wounds and one of his hands had been cut off.