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Leah Nathan Sharibu remains hostage for refusing to renounce Christ.
The Nigerian Information Minister says that 101 of the 110 girls abducted have been freed. Reports say that a Christian girl is still in captivity because she refused to convert to Islam.
The more of Christ we have in the world, the more peace and human flourishing we will have.
Rebeca, a Nigerian Christian, was kidnapped for 2 years, raped and got pregnant with the son of a terrorist. Her faith made her strong to endure the terror.
Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders said 21 aid workers died. Air Force admits the original target was a Boko Haram camp in the region.
I ask the Lord - who bore our griefs and pains - to erase the scars of the wounds and the pain of our Nigerian girl. And to show her that, for him and for all of us, she is a precious stone.
Church leaders say attacks on Christian communities by Muslim herdsmen constitute a war “by Islam to eliminate Christianity” in Nigeria.
Another concern is the governmental regulation of religious groups to stifle the freedom to worship. The report also takes aim at the genocide against Christians carried out by Daesh and Boko Haram.
Suicide attacks on two predominantly Christian communities in northeast Nigeria. Many displaced Christians refuse to return to their homes, evangelical pastors told Morning Star News.
“It is amazing how these people are still happy, despite everything they have gone through”, director Fernando De Haro explains.
Northern Nigerian city of Yola has twice been hit by deadly bomb attacks this year. 80 have also been wounded.
About 1,600 died in Boko Haram attacks in the last four months. “Insurgency has not only succeeded in killing, injuring and displacing people, but have worsened distrust among people of different faiths”
The military also captures 43 suspected fighters, including one of the leaders. 2,000 women and children have been seized by Boko Haram since January 2014
According to the Nigerian military, a Boko Haram commander has also been captured and several militant camps were cleared.
“It is our responsibility to support them physically and politically”, Spanish Evangelical Alliance said in a statement.
Army advances against Boko Haram positions. No Chibok girls among the girls rescued.
In 2014, the world asked #SaveOurGirls after waking up to the brutality of Boko Haram. Amnesty International now shares the stories of hundreds of other victims in the last 12 months.
She died of suffocation. “Christian witnesses did not take the law into their hands”, the president of a Christian organization said.
The Religious Liberty Commission has published a statement warning about the terrorist groups that “compete with each other in revealing their evil intent.”
“They killed about 50 of them before leaving” on Tuesday, families said. International alliance hopes to defeat the group in weeks.
A coalition formed by 7,800 soldiers from Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Benin hopes to defeat the terrorist group before the election.
While the whole western World was following the events in France, first reports came in about another terrorist attack. Just now media start to look at Nigeria's biggest tragedy: 16 villages destroyed and hundreds dead.
Open Doors has published a list that ranks the 50 toughest states for Christians to live. Islamic extremism is the main cause of persecution.