Nigeria persecution hits record-setting pace

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Nigeria (Mission Network News) 2022 is on pace to be a record year for violence against Christians in Nigeria.

BBC News reports that the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED) recorded 31 attacks on churches and people linked to them in 2021. Halfway through 2022, there have been more than 23 separate attacks on believers. ACLED recorded 46 attacks against Christian targets in 2012.

“We’re hearing stories [of persecution] weekly,” The Voice of the Martyrs Canada spokesman Greg Musselman says.

“There are so many things going on in Nigeria it is hard to keep track. But God sees it, and that’s why we need to partner with Him in praying and supporting our brothers and sisters in Christ.”

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