Persecuted christians

ERITREA: 'PEOPLE DISAPPEAR EVERY DAY'

22 April 2015 Among the   800 migrants who drowned   when their ship capsized off the Italian coast there were some 150 from Eritrea. The Guardian has  an excellent article  which demonstrates that many Eritrean refugees are not so-called 'economic migrants' but people who are desperate for freedom. "In Eritrea you're even afraid to talk to your family,"...
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Ethiopian Christians Murdered by ISIS

4/20/15 Washington D.C.  (International Christian Concern) - Militant Islamic terror group ISIS released a new video Sunday, April 19,  reportedly showing the gruesome murder of 30 Ethiopian Christian men in Libya. The footage alternates between two scenes: one in northern Libya on a Mediterranean beach where 15 men were beheaded, and one in the desert in southern Libya where...
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Pakistani Christian Boy Set on Fire by Muslims Dies in Hospital

4/15/2015 Pakistan  ( Catholic Herald ) - A Pakistani Christian boy has died after being set on fire by a group of young Muslims after they discovered he was a Christian, according to a charity dedicated to supporting Pakistani Christians. The Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS) said that Nauman Masih, 14, was set upon by unknown Muslims who were going to the...
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Jesus or Family? The Cost of Following Christ in Niger

    The Incredible Story of Mounira, a Christian Mother Beaten, Divorced and Abandoned for Her Relationship with Jesus   By René Benoît and Troy Augustine ...
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KENYA: CHRISTIANS SLAUGHTERED IN COLLEGE ATTACK

06 April 2015 Al-Shabaab gunmen attacked a college in Garissa, north-eastern Kenya on Thursday, killing 148 people.  The attackers separated Christian students from Muslim ones and massacred the Christians. The victims are mainly students between the ages of 19 and 23. "The attackers were just in the next room," said Susan Kitoko, a student. "I heard them ask people whether...
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Five Christians Killed, One Critically Wounded, by Islamic Extremists in Kenya

ICC Note: New details emerge in a series of assaults targeting Christians in the Mandera-area of Kenya last week that left five people dead and one critically wounded. Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has taken responsibility for a grenade attack in the town of Wajir, Kenya that killed four Christians March 17, and a shooting in Mandera March 15 where a Kenyan pastor has died....
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