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Former Deputy Governor of Bank of Nigeria Threatened for Exposing Truth Behind Middle Belt Massacres

Nigeria Christian

Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, the former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has been forced to take extraordinary security precautions after receiving death threats and being repeatedly interrogated by national security officers. The threats come after Dr. Mailaifa publicly challenged official narratives about the widespread murder and displacement of civilians in Nigeria’s Middle Belt. … Read more »

Hunger in South Sudan: CSI provides food aid

In South Sudan, a drought has left many families in desperate need of food. CSI was able to prevent widescale hunger by providing sorghum to thousands of people in Northern Bahr el-Ghazal State in August. The rainy season should have started in April or May but this year the rains did not come until July…. Read more »

Pakistan: non-Muslim schoolchildren indoctrinated in Islam

Children in Pakistan are forced to learn about Islam from an early age – even those that don’t come from Muslim families. CSI’s local partner is leading a campaign to keep religion out of school books, which fuel hatred against Christians and other minorities. The teaching materials used in Pakistan’s schools are written by Muslims… Read more »

India: pastor badly hurt in Hindu extremist attack

Pastor Ramesh, a Christian convert from southern India, suffered multiple fractures after being set upon by a Hindu extremist angry at the growth of his church. CSI is helping cover the pastor’s medical costs and providing support to his family. Home for Pastor Ramesh, his wife and little daughter is a single room shared with… Read more »

Famine in South Sudan

Famine in South Sudan

Severe famine. Ongoing civil conflict. Unexpected locust infestation. A global pandemic. These tragedies have left South Sudan in a desperate situation. Mothers helplessly watching their babies….their children starve….but CSI is on the ground…in position to intervene! CSI is a small organization.  However, thanks to our low overhead and long-standing partnerships in South Sudan, we make… Read more »

Give Hope & A Future

Microloan for a business

Millions of those affected in the CSI project countries are still encountering the devastating consequences of the coronavirus crisis. From Nepal to Nigeria…from South Sudan to India…from Egypt to Bangladesh-we are working to enable the least of these to get back on their feet. These people have faced a lifetime of religious persecution…now with the coronavirus,… Read more »

Dr. John Eibner elected new president of CSI International

Dr. John Eiber

CSI to intensify efforts towards genocide prevention and religious pluralism The International Council of Christian Solidarity International (CSI), a Switzerland-based NGO campaigning for religious freedom, on 27 July 2020 elected Dr John Eibner as its new president. Eibner, a human rights activist who has gained international recognition for his work in conflict zones including Sudan… Read more »

Nigeria: Hope for Boko Haram victim Victoria

Three years ago Victoria Yahaya suffered multiple fractures in a car accident while fleeing the Islamist terror group Boko Haram. Now, following surgery to repair her damaged legs, funded by CSI, Victoria has a real chance of being able to walk again. In February 2017, Victoria, her husband and their eight children were living a… Read more »