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This is a collection of recent articles and research written by the Barnabas team.
Editorial: Nigeria needs help to defeat Boko HaramCountry/Region: Nigeria, Africa
Nigerian forces have launched their biggest offensive against Boko Haram since the Islamist group’s deadly insurgency began in 2009. President Goodluck Jonathan last week declared a state of emergency in the Northern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, where the militants pose the greatest threat.
Obama called to act against countries that violate religious freedom
The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has criticised the State Department’s inaction regarding countries identified as “egregious religious freedom violator[s]”...
“Reign of terror” against Christians in Central African Republic
Christians in the Central African Republic (CAR) are being targeted by Islamist militants who seized control of the country in March...
Editorial: Testimonies from a war zone: Syrian Christians share their stories
Barnabas Fund’s International Director, Dr Patrick Sookhdeo, here shares first-hand accounts from Syrian Christians who he met last week in Lebanon.
Good result for Christians in Indian state as Hindu nationalists lose power
A Hindu nationalist party, which supports extremist groups that attack and harass Christians, has lost control of Karnataka state, India, in a crushing election defeat.