Al Shabaab Kills Christians in Kenyan Coastal Town

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Somalian militants of Islam's Al Shabaab attacked a predominantly Christian town on Kenya's coast Sunday night, selectively killing more than 50 Christian males, according to Morning Star News.

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Somalia: Scholars issue fatwa against al-Shabaab

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An Islamic conference of 160 Somali scholars recently issued a fatwa declaring that al-Shabaab doesn't represent Islam and Muslims shouldn't support this militant Islamist group, according to Voice of the Martyrs.

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Somalia Militants Flogging Woman Over Christian Conversion

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A Somali woman, who converted from Islam to Christianity, was nursing her injuries Wednesday, January 11, after she was reportedly paraded before a cheering crowd and publicly flogged as a punishment for embracing a "foreign religion."

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Somalia Christians Face More Violence Amid Suicide Attack, Beheading

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Christians in Somalia were confronted with more violence Sunday, October 23, amid reports that a suspected Islamic militant blew himself up while earlier the militant al-Shabab group beheaded a 17-year-old Christian near the capital Mogadishu.

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Somalia Militants Destroy Largest Christian Library, Bible College

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Somalia's minority Christians faced new challenges Thursday, January 6, after their most comprehensive Christian library was reportedly destroyed by Muslim militants who also threatened to continue killing Christians.

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Somali Christian Killed, His Four Children Kidnapped

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Yet another leader of an underground Christian movement in Somalia was murdered by Islamic insurgents. Afterwards, his four children were taken from their mother in a continuing campaign against Christians, Worthy News has learned.

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Three International Aid Groups Banned in Somalia

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Al-Shabaab, an Islamic militant organization with close ties to al-Qaeda, recently banned three Christian Aid organizations from Somalia on charges of "actively propagating Christianity", Worthy News has learned.

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