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central-africa-republicAs sectarian killings continue in the Central African Republic, the country's churches held a month of prayer, according to Barnabas Aid.

egypt_mapOn a Friday afternoon late last month, a young woman was killed over a cross after she drove to the Ain Shams neighborhood of Cairo to deliver food and medicine to the elderly, according to International Christian Concern.

nigeriaIslamic uprisings in Nigeria have caused at least 1,500 deaths this year alone as attacks on unarmed civilians become more commonplace, according to CBN News.

kenyaDuring Sunday morning service, two gunmen fired into the crowded congregation of Joy Jesus Church in Likoni, Kenya, killing two parishioners, according to International Christian Concern.

nigeriaMuslims have once again targeted Christians in Nigeria, killing more than 100 over the past weekend.

kenyaThree people were injured after a mob of about 10 assailants attacked worshipers at a church in Bamburi, Mombasa last week, according to All Africa Global Media.

sudan mapTwo Sundays ago, Sudanese authorities arrested a pastor in Omdurman while he was still preaching, according to Morning Star News.

zanzibar-mapA bomb exploded at the main entrance of Christ Church Cathedral in Zanzibar's Stone Town last week. According to Christianity Today, eyewitnesses said the bomb was detonated remotely.

nigeria-map2During the weekend, gunmen believed to be members of the Boko Haram Islamist sect had once again attacked the northeastern Nigeria village of Izghe in Borno state.

nigeriaTuesday the terrorist group Boko Haram attacked a college in the town of Buni Yadi in Yobe state, northern Nigeria, murdering as many students as possible, according to Threat Matrix.

libya-mapThe bodies of seven Egyptian Christians who were working in Libya were discovered Monday morning in a suburb east of Benghazi. The bodies were found with their hands bound and Morning Star News reported that each man had been shot in the head, strongly suggesting that they had all been executed.

kenyaHundreds of Central Kenyan pastors marched to the Nyeri County governor's office last week to protest a proposed bill that would charge clergy for the privilege of preaching in public outside of their own churches, according to World Watch Monitor.

sudan-mapWithout any prior warning, Sudanese authorities suddenly demolished a church in Omdurman Monday in what some Christians believe is a campaign by President Omar al-Bashir to rid his Islamist country of Christianity, according to Morning Star News.

egypt_mapFour South Korean Christians touring Egypt were killed and over 30 injured Sunday after a militant Islamist group exploded a bomb on their bus as it was about to cross into Israel, according to the Associated Press.

boko-haram_smallOfficials confirmed Sunday that suspected Islamists killed more than 100 Christian villagers in northeastern Nigeria, according to BosNewsLife, a news agency that has been covering persecuted Christians since 2004.

egypt_mapA 25-year-old Christian on his way home from Minya City last week was kidnapped at gunpoint and then held for ransom; it was the latest in a long list of Christian kidnappings in Upper Egypt, 125 miles south of Cairo, according to World News Group.

egypt_mapEarlier this month, government security forces launched a major operation to cripple a coalition of Muslim gangs that have been brazenly preying on the Christian community in Egypt's Assiut province, according to Barnabas Aid.

kenyaSuspected Islamists most likely killed a pastor in Mombasa, Kenya last week for sharing his faith near a mosque, sources told Morning Star News.

sudan-mapA new bomb is now being used by the Islamist government of Sudan against the peaceful residents of the Nuba Mountains of South Sudan, according to CBN news.

moroccoAn appeals court in Morocco Thursday overturned a conviction against a Christian convert from Islam who had been sentenced to 30 months in prison for proselytizing, according to Morning Star News.



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