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Victims of Islamist attacks thank CSI for aid

Nigeria aid distribution

In August, CSI responded to a request for emergency assistance following a series of brutal attacks on mainly Christian villages in central Nigeria. Three months on, the victims have been recounting their stories and expressing their gratitude for the help they received. Dozens of people died, hundreds were injured and thousands displaced in attacks by… Read more »

20-year-old attacked and left for dead by Fulani militants

Victor in the hospital

Victor Markus, a young man from Nigeria’s central Plateau State, had his life all planned out. He would get an education and then a good job. But in late October, everything changed when Islamist militants attacked him and left him for dead. CSI is covering Victor’s hospital costs. Victor, aged 20, comes from the village… Read more »

Nigeria: helping victims of Islamist terror rebuild their lives

For the past 11 years, the Islamist militant group Boko Haram has been spreading terror in northeastern Nigeria, destroying communities and driving people from their homes. Father John Bakeni, CSI’s partner in the area, is at the forefront of efforts to help Christians and moderate Muslims whose lives have been turned upside down. The ongoing… Read more »

Herdsmen attack Christian community leaving six dead

Attack on Christian community by Fulani herdsmen

The Christian community of Wereng in Nigeria’s Plateau State is in a state of fear after a renewed attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen left six people dead. On the night of October 5, gunmen invaded the community, killing a local chief and five others and injuring three, according to CSI’s local partner Emancipation Center for… Read more »

CSI Condemns Turkish, Azerbaijani, and Syrian Jihadist Aggression Against Armenian Christians

In open letter to President Trump, human rights group calls for U.S. to suspend military aid to Azerbaijan and Turkey ZURICH – Christian Solidarity International, a human rights NGO campaigning for religious freedom and human dignity, today condemned the joint Turkish-Azerbaijani attack on Nagorno-Karabakh, a tiny region in the Caucuses inhabited by 150,000 Christian Armenians…. Read more »

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 »