Category: Featured


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 »

Survivor of a Fulani attack thanks CSI for help

Patience Bitrus, who lost her husband, her home and her business when her village in central Nigeria was attacked by Islamist militants, has thanked Christian Solidarity International (CSI) for helping her rebuild her life.  With funds from CSI, Patience, a professional tailor, was able to open a sewing business a year after the attack that… Read more »

Christians in Nigeria face violence and attacks

The situation in Nigeria right now for Christians is grave and has escalated to a level we’ve not seen in recent years. CSI has been working in this volatile area for years and the levels of persecution and violence are extreme…but most Americans are completely unaware. CSI along with their partner Masara Kim is speaking out about… Read more »

Pray for Afghanistan

Christian Solidarity International (CSI) is grieved and deeply concerned by the rapid advance of jihadist forces across Afghanistan over the past month. The collapse of the U.S.-backed Afghan government and the Taliban’s takeover of the country threatens to make the already grim human rights situation in Afghanistan even worse, especially for Christians, Shi’ite Muslims, and… Read more »

Thousands of hungry families receive food aid

Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has distributed essential foodstuffs and farming equipment to thousands of families in South Sudan in an effort to prevent widescale hunger. In the second half of June, a CSI team spent six days distributing grain, ground nuts and hoes in Northern Bahr el-Ghazal State on the border with Sudan. A separate… Read more »

Finally free after 23 years as a slave

Adut Atak Deng from South Sudan was abducted as a seven-year-old girl and taken into slavery in the north where she lived in constant fear of her life. For more than 20 years she prayed that God would free her. Finally, on February 12 of this year Adut’s prayers were answered. Adut, now a woman… Read more »

300 more slaves freed in South Sudan

Slave liberation mission in Sudan

Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has helped a further 300 people escape slavery in Sudan and return home to South Sudan to rebuild their lives. CSI project manager Franco Majok was in South Sudan to oversee the second slave liberation action of the year that concluded on May 22 and 23. Over the two days 150… Read more »

CSI Expresses Regret over U.S.’s Renewal of Syria Sanctions

President Biden’s Extension of Draconian Sanctions Regime Threatens Country on Edge of Famine Christian Solidarity International (CSI) notes with regret President Biden’s decision of May 6, 2021, to extend economic sanctions on Syria for another year. These sanctions are a key driver of the disaster unfolding in Syria today. Over the past year, intensified U.S. sanctions,… Read more »