Nigeria: Four Christians Killed, Head of High School and Family Shot in North-central Region
Fulani herdsmen shot Rev. Bayo Famonure, head of Christian high school Messiah College, a Christian leader and his family in one part of Plateau state two days after they killed four Christians in another part of the state.
Pakistan: Fourteen-Year-Old Christian Girl Abducted in Faisalabad District
Christian girl from Madina Town, in Punjab, Pakistan, was abducted by a group
of armed Muslim men as she traveled to her workplace as a domestic worker. Her
family is begging for her return.
Pakistan: Expectations of Justice Low for Grieving Family of Street Sweeper
Last week a Christian
sanitation worker died after a police car struck him in Gujranwala, Pakistan.
Police compensated the family with the equivalent of $620 US dollars, despite
Islamic laws that would entitle them to more than $20,000.
A video began circulating
three days after an Egyptian Christian woman was kidnapped by two veiled women,
announcing that she has converted to Islam. Family and friends say she is being
forced to comply with her abductors.
Pakistan: Christian Family Continues to Suffer Following Recovery of Abducted Daughter
The family of a young girl recently returned after being abducted
and forced to convert to Islam and marry her abductor remains in hiding today
for fear of retaliation and ongoing harassment by her abductors.
Pakistan: Police Arrest Pastor on Fabricated Charges
Presbyterian assistant pastor Sarfaraz Raja said his involvement and prior complaints of criminal
activities were behind his arrest on Good Friday on falsified charges that he
was illegally manufacturing and selling liquor.
April 24 marks the day when the world commemorates the 1915 Armenian genocide committed by Ottoman-era Turks. It was the day 250 Armenian leaders were arrested, deported and later massacred. Turkey still does not acknowledge it as genocide.
Nigeria: Elderly Woman Breaks Both Hands Fleeing Islamist
Lawe village awoke to gunfire from a group of Islamist attacking their village. Sixty-year-old widow Elsie escaped her home to the pitch black night, and while escaping, fell and broke both of her hands.