Persecution of Christians on the Rise in Nigeria

Nigerian Woman Credit Susan Elden DFID
Photo Credit: Susan Elden

Nigeria (Mission Network News) In the last year, killing of Christians has increased in northern Nigeria by 62%, according to Open Doors USA.

In 2015, Open Doors recorded 4,028 killings and 198 church attacks. In 2014, there were 2,484 killings and 108 churches attacked.

To better show how the violence is affecting the country, Open Doors and Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) released the report “Crushed but not defeated: the impact of persistent violence on the church in northern Nigeria.”

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