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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 »

CSI helps victims of brutal attack on Christians

India attack

When a Hindu extremist mob attacked a group of Christians gathered for prayer one young woman was so badly hurt that she lost the baby she was carrying. Through its local partner, Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has provided medical and legal help to the victims. The brutal attack happened on the last day of 2020… 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 »

Young Christian girl freed from forced marriage

Sadaf Khan, now 16 years of age, was abducted by a Muslim man and forcibly married to him. For two years she suffered terrible abuse at his hands and was not permitted to see her family. Thanks to the unrelenting efforts of CSI’s local partner in Pakistan, Sadaf is now back home withher parents and has prospects for the future. Sadaf was just 14 when Mubashir Abbas, a distant neighbor, abducted her from her home in Bahawalpur district… Read more »