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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 »

Bangladesh: Christians attacked for wanting to build a church

Around 20 Christian families from northern Bangladesh were set upon by an angry mob and driven from their Muslim village just because they wanted to build a church. CSI provided emergency assistance to ensure food and accommodation for the victims and also covered their medical costs. Day laborers Satar Sheikh and Shomsher Ali had journeyed… Read more »

Nepal: after the corona lockdown new hope for the future

The coronavirus lockdown in Nepal has left a legacy of suffering. Without work and facing starvation, over 1,000 people have taken their own lives in the past three months. CSI is providing hope for the future by helping some of those who have lost their livelihoods to set up in business. Bhakta Bahadur Chepang lives… Read more »

CSI provides aid to victims of deadly South Sudan attacks

In the disputed border region between Sudan and South Sudan members of the Dinka ethnic group have come under attack from Arab Misseriya tribesmen twice in the past month. At least two children were killed and several women are missing. CSI is providing aid to the affected communities. South Sudan’s Aweil East County, close to… Read more »