Democratic Republic of Congo: Christians Under Attack
Despite their overwhelming majority presence in the DRC,
comprising 95 percent of the population, Christians are increasingly
threatened, attacked, and victimized by Islamist terrorists and their
Nigeria: Twin Sisters Kidnapped, Pastor and Three Other Christians Killed
church elder was shot as his twin daughters were kidnapped in northwest Nigeria,
just days after a pastor and three other Christians in a north-central state
were killed earlier this month. Islamists suspected in the attacks.
Turkey: Country Leads Opening of United Nations Session
United Nations new president, Turkey diplomat Volkan Bozkir, led the opening session of the 75th anniversary meeting, despite heavy criticism from multiple ethnic groups for his human rights insensitivities.
Nigeria: Pastor and Two Others Killed by Fulani Herdsmen in Kaduna State
Fulani herdsmen make multiple
attacks in Kaduna State, killing three men (all fathers) and the local
Evangelical Church Winning All’s pastor. In another attack in Kemara Rimi, five
people were abducted. Their whereabouts are unknown.
India: Announcement of Anti-Conversion Law Sparks Anti-Christian Violence in Northern Region
Following a June announcement that the government would propose a bill to regulate religious conversions, emboldened Hindus lead several attacks on Christians, including an incident where four Christian women were hospitalized.