At least seven Christians killed as Boko Haram strikes villages in Far North Cameroon
At least seven Christians were killed as gangs of around 300 Boko Haram militants raided five Christian villages in Far North Cameroon, reports a Barnabas contact.
Nigerian Christian bride and friends murdered in jihadi ambush on way to wedding
Islamist extremists shot dead a Christian bride and a group of her friends as they travelled to her wedding in Nigeria on December 26.
Muslim men abduct, assault, rob Norwegian street preacher, demand he convert to Islam or be killed
Four Muslim men abducted, beat and robbed a street preacher in Trondheim, Norway, finally demanding at knifepoint he convert to Islam or be killed.
Ramiel Bet Tamraz begins jail sentence in Iran’s notorious Evin Prison
Pastor’s son Ramiel Bet Tamraz was summoned to Iran’s Evin Prison, notorious for its harsh conditions, on January 7 to begin a jail sentence for “acting against national security”.
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