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Freed from a life of abuse, Urmila has hope for the future

Shelter for trafficked girls in India

Urmila, 12, was forced to work in a brothel when her parents had no money to provide for the family. Thanks to a project sponsored by Christian Solidarity International (CSI) in India, Urmila is now free and living in a shelter for trafficked girls where she is being prepared for a better future. Millions of… 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 »

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 »

Whole families forced into brutal work in brick factories

Some 4.5 million people, 70 percent of them children, work in appalling conditions in one of the 20,000 brick factories in Pakistan. They are paid so badly that they fall into debt and are at the mercy of their employers. Minorities, including Christians, are particularly affected.  In February 2020, before the Corona crisis, the CSI… Read more »