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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 »

Statement on Ukraine

Ukraine solidarity

The current Russian invasion of Ukraine is among the many destabilizing and destructive military interventions and other forms of warfare that are currently conducted overtly and covertly throughout the world without the approval of the UN Security Council. The growing humanitarian crisis arising from the Russian invasion of Ukraine joins the man-made, war-related humanitarian catastrophes… Read more »

Standing with Ukraine conflict refugees

Ukraine solidarity

The current Russian invasion of Ukraine is among the many destabilizing and destructive military interventions and other forms of warfare that are currently conducted overtly and covertly throughout the world without the approval of the UN Security Council. The growing humanitarian crisis arising from the Russian invasion of Ukraine joins the man-made, war-related humanitarian catastrophes… Read more »

CSI Calls on President Biden to Intervene for Imprisoned Nigerian Journalist

Christian Solidarity International today called on President Joe Biden to intervene in the case of Luka Binniyat, a Nigerian Christian journalist who has been imprisoned for nearly a month for his reporting on massacres of Christians in his native Kaduna state. In a letter sent to the president on Wednesday, CSI’s international president, Dr. John Eibner, asked Biden to use… Read more »

Removal of Nigeria from List of Religious Freedom Violators is a Brazen Denial of Reality

Woman affected by violence in Nigeria

Christian Solidarity International (CSI) notes with grave concern the U.S. State Department’s decision to remove the Federal Republic of Nigeria from the U.S.’ list of “Countries of Particular Concern” (CPC) with regards to religious freedom. States qualify for inclusion on the Religious Freedom Watchlist when they “engage in or tolerate particularly severe violations of religious… Read more »