Report: Christian Teen Leah Sharibu Kept as Boko Haram Slave, Aid Worker Killed as ‘Apostate’ in Nigeria

Report: Christian Teen Leah Sharibu Kept as Boko Haram Slave, Aid Worker Killed as ‘Apostate’ in Nigeria

(Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has killed an aid worker as an “apostate” from Islam and vowed to keep kidnapped high school girl Leah Sharibu as a “slave for life,” Nigerian news outlet The Cable reported. Leah, kidnapped along with more than 100 schoolgirls from Dapchi, Yobe state in February but […]

Two Kenyan Christian Teachers Killed by Suspected Al-Shabaab Attackers

Two Kenyan Christian Teachers Killed by Suspected Al-Shabaab Attackers

(World Watch Monitor) — Two Christian school teachers were killed in an attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militants in Kenya’s Mandera County, near the Somali border, last week. Philip Okumu, 26, and Daniel Wekesa 39, died on Wednesday (Oct. 10) after assailants raided the house for non-local teachers in Arabia Boys Secondary, about one kilometre from […]

The Rising Tide of Persecution of Christians in India’s Chhattisgarh State

The Rising Tide of Persecution of Christians in India’s Chhattisgarh State

(International Christian Concern) – Christians living in the predominantly tribal Bastar region of India’s Chhattisgarh state are often targeted by violent Hindu radical groups. Why? Because of the growth of Christianity in the region. This violent persecution is a part of the broader ‘Hindutva’ movement that has grown in recent years in India. The Hindutva […]

Montagnard House Church in Central Vietnam Faces Shutdown

Montagnard House Church in Central Vietnam Faces Shutdown

(International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on October 7, local authorities attempted to shut down a Montagnard church and took their leader in for interrogation in Daklak Province, Vietnam. On Sunday morning, more than 20 churchgoers gathered at the home of Christian leader Ama Sim for service. Approximately 13 officials […]

Abused and Abandoned: Woman and Her Four Children Chased Away by Husband for Faith in Christ

Abused and Abandoned: Woman and Her Four Children Chased Away by Husband for Faith in Christ

(International Christian Concern) – Two years ago, Dorika Kabuo and her four children were chased from their home by the one they called “protector and provider,” Dorika’s husband. This happened after Dorika and her children committed their lives to Christ and left Islam together. While speaking with International Christian Concern (ICC), Dorika confided, “My husband of […]