Posts Tagged ‘ Boko Haram ’

Construction of new water system underway

Aug 3rd, 2018 | By
These are the new water tanks that will sit on top of the new water towers which have not yet been delivered. This is not a small project.

In April of this year, when I visited the Nigerian orphanage that the Religious Freedom Coalition supports, the available water was marginal.  There was only one running tap for over 200 children and the squatting toilets did not flush.

Visit to a bombed church

Apr 17th, 2018 | By
Car the suicide bomber drove on the grounds of the church as a reminder.

On Easter Sunday, I attended one of the churches that had been bombed in 2012.  That was a bad year for church bombings in Nigeria; many hundreds died and thousands were injured while in worship services at their churches.

Nigeria’s Forgotten Persecuted Christians

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By

Every day, Christians in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, face persecution because of their faith. Not only are they targeted by their Muslim neighbors, but also by a government that continuously chooses to look the other way while such persecution occurs. Journalist Douglas Murray sat down with a Nigerian Christian woman named Deborah, 31, who

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Christian Persecution on the Rise

Oct 31st, 2016 | By

According to European Union’s special enjoy Jay Figel, the persecution of Christians is getting worse and up to 75 percent of the world’s population now lives without religious freedom. In an interview with Premier Christian Radio on October 27, the International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day, Figel said that the majority of the world’s

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Al Qaeda and ISIS’ Jihad for the Long Haul

Oct 13th, 2016 | By

AQ could eventually absorb an ISIS bereft of its caliphate territory and lacking AQ’s covert expertise. Although tempted to go covert, ISIS’ “central effort is still holding the caliphate together. That is what they centered and built this whole organization around. They lose face if they lose that territory.”

Congressman Frank Wolf: Nigeria & International Religious Freedom

Aug 31st, 2016 | By

Known as the “conscience” of the Congress during his long service in the House of Representatives, Congressman Frank Wolf was first elected in 1980 and left Congress at the end of his 17th term in 2015 to focus exclusively on human rights and religious freedom. Congressman Wolf was one of the first to warn about

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Christians Killed by Muslim Mob Hours Before Kerry Visits Nigeria

Aug 24th, 2016 | By

A mob in Zamfara State, Nigeria killed eight people earlier this week by burning down the house of a Muslim man who intervened in an attempted killing of a Christian student accused of blasphemy by his Muslim peers. A Christian student at Abdu Gusau Polytechnic was accused of making a blasphemous statement against Islam. A

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Magazine Exposes Clinton Ties To Nigerian Terrorists/Financiers

Jun 3rd, 2016 | By

“While the full truth may never come to light, what’s at issue are long-standing Clinton ties to controversial Nigerian businessmen—billionaires who have donated money toward both Clintons’ presidential campaigns and the Clinton Foundation—who could benefit in seeing Boko Haram proliferate.

A Human Rights Threat Alert on Genocide in West Africa

Feb 4th, 2016 | By
Islamic murderers in Nigeria

In January 2012, Boko Haram issued an ultimatum by leaflets asking all Christians and southerners to leave northern Nigeria in 72 hours. At the expiration of the 3-day deadline, Boko Haram struck a hotel in the northeast and killed Christian southerners.

Islamic Militants Kill Dozens Of Christians, Children Torched

Feb 1st, 2016 | By

Boko Haram seeks to impose sharia or Islamic law throughout Nigeria and has ordered Christians to leave northern Nigeria. It has also continued to carry out terrorist attacks since losing territory to the Nigerian military last year.