Christianophobia in Africa is the result of decades of sharia law propaganda targeting non-Muslims.
Volunteer armed forces have been established nominally against jihadism, however they can be used for unlawful purposes.
Africa’s Sahel region, especially Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Chad have been on the receiving end of recurrent terrorist attacks
"More and more Christians are becoming the victims of Islamist persecution."
"The risk of Burkina Faso disappearing is real", says Secretary-general of the Episcopal Conference of Burkina Faso and Niger.
The actual number in 2018 was 173 total deaths. This jumped to 1295 deaths in 2019.
A total of nine terrorists were killed and one arrested after an attack on army position Monday in the east of Burkina Faso.
An intensifying humanitarian crisis is evolving in the West African country.
Thirtysix people were killed which the government has called a terrorist attack.