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U.S. aerial imagery over northeastern Nigeria has recently detected large groups of girls being held in remote locations, raising hopes they are from the group of young women abducted by Boko Haram from a boarding school back on April 14, according to International Christian Concern.

After weeks of looting and wanton destruction in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, Islamists from Boko Haram Wednesday had killed an estimated 100 people in and around the Christian town of Gwoza, according to Morning Star News.

A church leader was among 25 people killed in Cameroon as Muslim militants unleashed a series of assaults at the end of July.

The Islamist terror group Boko Haram has now resorted to using young female bombers to destroy churches, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide.

A Sudanese woman who was formerly sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her faith in Christ arrived on a flight from Rome into New Hampshire Thursday after intense diplomatic negotiations to save both her and her family.

A bomb attack in the northern Nigerian city of Kano Sunday killed four Christians and a soldier, according to Morning Star News.

An Egyptian convert to Christianity recently released to appeal his disputed conviction for "inciting sectarian violence" was imprisoned again on charges of "defaming Islam," according to Morning Star News.

A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence under sharia for leaving Islam was flown to Italy with her family after spending more than a month in the U.S. embassy in Khartoum, according to the BBC.

A lawsuit brought by a Sudanese Muslim family against a Christian woman to legally establish her as their Muslim daughter was dropped Wednesday in a development that could finally allow her to leave Sudan once and for all, according to Reuters.

The case of Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian Sudanese mom who was recently freed from prison after being sentenced to death for apostasy, remains in legal limbo.

The Sudanese woman who gave birth in a Khartoum prison while in chains said her baby daughter is disabled as a result of her treatment, according to CNN.

Sudanese authorities in North Khartoum demolished yet another church building Monday one day after giving its congregation verbal notice, according to Morning Star News.

At least 30 Nigerians were killed Sunday in raids on four Christian villages in the northeastern state of Borno by suspected Boko Haram islamists, according to CNN.

Officials in Khartoum are currently negotiating to allow a Sudanese woman who was just spared the death penalty to finally leave Sudan behind, according to Jihad Watch.

On Saturday the UN's Human Rights Council created a commission of inquiry into Eritrea, one of the world's most repressive states, according to International Christian Concern.

Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who was formerly charged with adultery and apostasy, has been released from detention in Khartoum after being rearrested on Tuesday. However, she faces new charges of attempting to travel on false documents punishable by up to five years in prison.

More than 60 women and children have been abducted in northern Nigeria by militant Muslims, according to the BBC.

A Christian in southern Egypt has been sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison and fined the equivalent of $840 on charges of blasphemy and contempt of Islam for simply "liking" a Facebook page, according to International Christian Concern.

Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for the crimes of adultery and blasphemy, was released yesterday -- only to find herself rearrested at the airport as she was trying to leave Sudan, her legal team told CNN.

Meriam Yahia Ibrahim, along with her 22-month-old son and 4-week-old daughter, have been released from the Omdurman Federal Women's Prison by the Khartoum Court of Appeals, according to International Christian Concern.



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