News & analysis
This is a collection of recent articles and research written by the Barnabas team.
Over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped from Christian town in NigeriaCountry/Region: Africa, Nigeria
At least 230 girls were kidnapped by Islamist group Boko Haram in a night-time raid on a boarding school in a predominantly Christian town in Northern Nigeria.
Militants stormed the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Borno state, on the night of 14 April while the girls were asleep in their dormitories.
Hungary violated rights of churches with new law, court rules
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that a controversial law in Hungary that stripped many churches of their registration violated their rights.
Christians forced to flee Maaloula keen to return after recapture
Residents of the historic Christian village of Maaloula in Syria who were driven out by al-Qaeda-linked rebels last year are hoping to return after it was retaken by government forces...
Editorial: Remember suffering Syrian Christians in prayer this Easter
As we remember the immense sufferings of our Lord Jesus upon the cross and also look forward to celebrating His glorious resurrection, may we at this time reflect on the sufferings of our beloved Christian...
Ugandan convert from Islam poisoned after losing wife, job, home
A former sheikh who converted to Christianity in Uganda has suffered greatly for his faith in Christ...
Homes of Christians fleeing violence in Iraq seized by gangs
Gangs in Baghdad are seizing homes left empty by those – mostly Christian families – who have been forced to flee because of violent...
Churches in CAR pursue peace as sectarian violence continues
As sectarian killings continue in the Central African Republic (CAR) amid warnings of a repeat of the Rwandan genocide, churches have held a month of prayer...