Boko Haram and Fulani militants continued their brutal campaign of violence throughout Nigeria in February. The uptrend in attacks by Fulani militants has persisted throughout 2018 and 2019, with the heaviest attacks taking place in Plateau and Benue States.
Suspected Fulani Herdsmen shot through the home of 26-year-old Jeffrey Moses on Thursday night, killing his wife and nephew.
Suspected jihadists ambushed a baptism in Burkina Faso on Tuesday and opened fire, killing a total of 15 Christians.
Eight Christians were killed and a church was burned down on May 19th, during an attack in the Chikun area of Kaduna State, Nigeria.The “bandits” also burned down several homes during the attack, which consisted of unknown gunmen shooting sporadically at civilians.
Muslims in eastern Uganda upset with a pastor’s plans to build a church on land they sought to buy are suspected in his death by poisoning. He leaves behind eight children, ages 2 to 16.
Police in India who initially took a pastor and his family into custody to protect them from an attack by a 300-member Hindu extremist mob were pressured into jailing them under a baseless charge of forcible conversion, sources said.
While visiting family in Karnataka state, southwest India, Pastor Sanjay Bhandari was dragged from his sister-in-law’s house, paraded down the street and forced to perform Hindu rituals by a Hindu mob accusing him of trying to convert his family to Christianity.
A mother of seven children in eastern Uganda suffered serious wounds and is cut off from her family after her husband and other Muslim relatives attacked her on Easter Sunday for putting her faith in Christ.
A Christian family in eastern India has been confined to their home for months amid police threats to jail them for “breach of peace” after tribal mob assaults for leaving their native religion.
Karnataka is the fourth state in India, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), to announce its intention to enact an anti-conversion law in recent months. In both Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, the enactment of the new anti-conversion laws initiated a wave of anti-Christian violence.
According to local sources, 13 Christian families in India’s Odisha state have been displaced from their home village since January after they refused to recant their Christian faith.
The Bharathiya Janatha Party (BJP) led government of Gujarat has passed a new law regulating religious conversions and criminalizing forced religious conversions. The new law amends the Gujarat Freedom of Religion Act 2003 and has been championed by local BJP politicians as the state’s ‘Love Jihad’ law.
Christians in Kaduna state, Nigeria suspect Muslim Fulani herdsmen were behind the kidnapping of eight Christians from a bus in the southern part of the state on Friday.
Thirteen year old, Shakaina Masih was abducted in February in Lahore, Pakistan and forced to marry her abductor and convert to Muslim. Parents continue to fight for her lawful return.
A Christian woman and her three children have been outcast from their village for rejecting tribal rituals and now live in a doorless shed in the woods and cut off from basic necessities like water. When contacted, police said woman should have been beaten to death for leaving tribal religion.