Tag: attack

Gunmen killed 20 people in Eastern Burkina Faso

Christians make up the minority of Burkina Faso with most of the country adhering to Islam.

Ankara promises to defend religious minorities after Armenian church attack

Turkish authorities have taken measures to safeguard inter-religious and minority rights.

Nigerian student died after she was attacked in a church

Uwaila Vera Omozuwa suffered a brutal attack in a church after which she was taken to hospital; her life could not be saved.

Suspected church attacker arrested in Turkey

On 23rd of May an individual removed a cross from an Armenian church in Istanbul.

Attacker removes cross from outside of an Armenian church in Istanbul

The security footage shows an individual climbing over the fence.

Islamic State attacks intensify during Ramadan

Despite its defeat in 2019, fears are rising that ISIS sleeping cells are again capable of conducting terrorist attacks.

Forty-nine people killed in a week by radical Islamists in the DRC

From 18th to 24th of May, 49 civilians were massacred, including a Christian animator of the local Catholic church.

Two Christians killed, two others kidnapped by Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria

Four churches have been closed since Christians fled the area.

Twelve Christians killed, one kidnapped in Benue State, Nigeria

The attacks were conducted in separate villages within days of each other during the first half of May.

Monastery attacked by armed Islamists; monks left homeless in Mozambique

The hospital in a nearby village under construction was destroyed.