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CSI launches a website dedicated to understanding sectarian violence in Nigeria

Nigerian victims protest over attacks by Fulani herdsmen.

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, is in the grip of religious conflict. Yet the ongoing violence receives little attention in the West. To raise awareness of the conflict and its deadly impact, Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has launched an advocacy website entitled ‘Nigeria Report’. ZURICH, May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sectarian violence in Nigeria has reached alarming proportions. Between them,… Read more »

Kim Dido released from captivity

Following the abduction and release of Kim Dido, a son of Rev. Andrew Dido who is a Chaplain of Chapel of Faith, Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin Ladi LGA on 20th day of February, 2019, a visit was paid to the man of God in his residence at Staff Quarters of the institution to ascertain the… Read more »

BREAKING NEWS from Nigeria

Armed Fulani herdsmen are to embark on terror attacks on the Jol Community of Riyom LGA to disrupt the forthcoming elections. “Armed Fulani herdsmen just invaded Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin Ladi and abducted Rev. Dido’s son. The incident occurred a little after 8pm when Rev. Dido and his family were home in their residence at… Read more »

Dr. John Eibner quoted in Fox News

“Apostasy is a capital offense according to traditional interpretations of Islamic law. Those who convert are customarily threatened to death from either sharia-based states, radical mobs and/or their own families,” explained John Eibner, a human rights advocate and the CEO of Christian Solidarity International-USA. “Those who convert are sometimes secretly baptized, usually after a long,… Read more »

CSI welcomes UK review into persecution of Christians

Christian Solidarity International (CSI), a human rights organisation campaigning for religious freedom, has written to UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt welcoming his government’s announcement of a review into the plight of persecuted Christians around the world. It comes amid a surge in cases of violence against Christians in parts of the Middle East, Asia and… Read more »

Tune in to hear about the urgent situation in Nigeria

Tune in to hear about the URGENT situation in Nigeria as Kevin McCullough’s RADIO NIGHT LIVE show will host CSI-USA Executive Director, Dr. Joel VanderSpek. Time: Saturday, November 10, at 6 pm PST / 9 pm EST (www.kmet1490am.com) and again on Biz Talk Radio at 9 pm PST / 12 pm EST (www.biztalkradio.com).

Lebanese Christian Scholar: U.S. and Russia Should Cooperate to Protect Pluralism in Middle East

Habib Malik

Habib Malik Sees Imperial “Callousness” Towards Plight of Minorities BOSTON – When it comes to preserving the Middle East’s endangered religious pluralism, “all possibilities must be explored,” Professor Habib Malik said at a public lecture at Boston College on Thursday. The historian particularly highlighted the benefits that a joint American-Russian effort to “enhance religious freedom”… Read more »

Please help the hunted Christians in Nigeria

For years Christians in Nigeria have been victims of Islamist violence. The terrorist militia Boko Haram and other Islamists want to drive Christians out of their country. At the end of June 2018, the violence reached a new peak: more than 200 people were killed in ten mostly Christian villages. Numerous houses were burned down, entire villages were… Read more »

Thank you Pastor Heidi!

Dear Friends, We regret to announce that Pastor Heidi McGinness, CSI’s Director of Outreach, has retired after 14 years of exemplary service. We are grateful for her stellar service, and affirm that she will be missed. During her 14-year tenure, Pastor Heidi Impacted the lives of countless persecuted men, women, and children Made multiple visits… Read more »