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Persecution: Nigeria moves to the top ten

On the new watch list of Open Doors for 2021, rating the severity of persecution against Christians, Nigeria has moved from number 12 in 2020 to number 9 today. It now falls in the most extreme category, together with nations like Afghanistan, Yemen and Iran. It scores higher than even Iraq and Saudi Arabia. We have written several articles about

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Nigeria: Death is not the only danger

We have been reporting regularly on the fate of Christians in Nigeria, who are being killed at alarming rates. However, the number of deaths does not adequately reflect the magnitude of suffering. Christian Concern recently shared a report that about 100 villages in Kaduna state in Nigeria’s Middle Belt have been taken over by Fulani militants. This means that an

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Coordinated attacks on Christians in India

The central Indian state of Chhattisgarh has seen a wave of violence against Christians. In tribal regions, Hindu extremists have been involved in what seems to be a well-prepared and coordinated plan to intimidate and displace Christians from their villages. They began by influencing the local animistic tribal population to adopt certain religious practices from Hinduism into their nature worship.

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