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CSI Appeals to UN for Genocide Prevention in Nigeria

Owo church attack

Today, Dr. John Eibner, the president of Christian Solidarity International (CSI), wrote to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urging the UN to fulfill its mandate to prevent genocide in Nigeria. Eibner also expressed his concern about the lack of a reply to a joint petition about Nigeria delivered to Alice Wairimu Nderitu, his Special Advisor for Genocide… Read more »

CHRISTIAN SOLIDARITY INTERNATIONAL CONTINUES TO PRESSURE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION OVER CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION IN NIGERIA 

Owo church attack

At last week’s International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion and Belief, Dr. Joel Veldkamp, International Communications Officer for Christian Solidarity International (CSI), presented first-hand evidence of anti-Christian sectarian violence in Nigeria after a recent fact-finding visit to the area. Fiona Bruce, the United Kingdom’s Special Envoy for Religious Freedom and Belief, expressed frustration with the… Read more »

Christian Solidarity International calls out Nigeria for egregious violations of religious freedom

Owo church attack

On Friday, the Catholic Diocese of Ondo state in Nigeria laid to rest the bodies of more than 40 churchgoers who were murdered on Pentecost Sunday. Today, Christian Solidarity International (CSI) is calling on British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss to use the upcoming ministerial for freedom of religion or belief in London to designate Nigeria… Read more »

Christian Solidarity International calls on Secretary Antony Blinken to pursue justice for lynched Christian Nigerian Student

Deborah Yakubu

Human rights organization warns against sacrificing Christians in “new scramble for Africa” Today, Dr. John Eibner, the president of Christian Solidarity International, wrote to U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken about last week’s lynching of Deborah Samuel Yakubu (pictured above), a 25-year-old Christian student, by a mob of Muslim supremacists in Sokoto, Nigeria. Deborah, Eibner… Read more »

Christian Student Lynched by Mob in Northern Nigeria

Deborah Yakubu

A Nigerian Christian student was murdered on her university campus yesterday by a mob of Muslim students who accused her of blaspheming Islam. The murdered woman, Deborah Samuel Yakubu, was a 200-level student at Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto in northern Nigeria. She was the leader of a women’s Christian fellowship group on… Read more »

Christian Families Freed from Bondage in Brickyards

Bricklayers Pakistan

Millions of people, especially Christians and Hindus, work in slave-like conditions in Pakistan’s brickworks. Many are in debt to their unscrupulous employers. Thanks to the generosity of its donors, Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has been able to help several families break free. The work is unimaginably hard: a labourer’s family has to mould about 1,000… Read more »

Christian Solidarity International signs joint statement warning of the ethnic cleansing of Armenians during the Ukraine crisis

Conflict in Artsakh

Christian Solidarity International (CSI) President Dr. John Eibner signed a joint letter with Baroness Cox and other international officials alerting the British foreign minister about the unrest in Nagorno-Karabakh, saying in part: “We may be on the precipice of one of the worst acts of ethnic cleansing in the Caucasus region in a century.” The… Read more »