News & analysis
This is a collection of recent articles and research written by the Barnabas team.
Christians killed “like flies” in worst outbreak of violence since CAR coupCountry/Region: Africa, Central African Republic
A pastor and his two young sons were among around 400 people killed in the worst outbreak of violence to rock the Central African Republic (CAR) since a coup by Islamist rebels in March.
Fighting broke out in the capital, Bangui, on Thursday (5 December) between the Seleka, whose forces currently control the country, and fighters loyal to the ousted president, Francois Bozize.
Two Christians freed from Iranian jail; Saeed’s sufferings intensify
Two Christian leaders have been released from prison in Iran, while Pastor Saeed Abedini is enduring constant threats to his life and deteriorating health in a highly dangerous jail.
Editorial: Freedom for Christians in Egypt under new draft constitution
The much-anticipated draft of the new Egyptian constitution has been unveiled, revealing a decisive move away from the previous Islamist-sponsored code and granting remarkable rights to Christians.
Genocide warning in Christian-majority CAR overrun by Islamists
France has warned that the Central African Republic is “on the verge of genocide” as the Christian majority continues to be terrorised by rampaging Islamist fighters.