- Jul 31, 2021
Armed kidnappers in Nigeria have released 28 of the more than 120 students who were abducted at the beginning of July from the Bethel Baptist High School in the northern town of Damishi.
Testimony from survivors of religious repression punctuated the International Religious Freedom Summit in Washington.
Praying, crying and waiting for news about their children, the parents of more than 120 Nigerian students abducted by armed bandits at the Bethel Baptist High School in the nation’s northern Kaduna state have been gathering at the school awaiting updates about their children.
Dozens of students were abducted Monday by armed bandits at Bethel Baptist High School in Damishi town of Chikun Local Government Area in Kaduna State in northern Nigeria.
A Nigerian bishop has drawn the ire of the government after saying the country has become a killing field under President Muhammadu Buhari.
Across Nigeria, Christians have been targeted for attacks by Muslim fundamentalists, usually either by Boko Haram or marauding Fulani herdsmen.
One Nigerian nun has warned that unless something is done soon to stop violence in her country, they are headed for catastrophe.
Hundreds of Nigerian girls abducted last week from a boarding school in the country’s northwest have been released, a state governor said Tuesday, as the West African nation faces a spate of school kidnappings.