The Russian military seized a group of 10 Orphan’s Promise volunteers and refugees. Three remained detained and other is in the hospital.
The family of the 14-year-old girl denounce that a Muslim neighbor kidnapped her and they were married the day she was taken.
The workers of Christian Aid Ministries, including 5 children, were abducted in October. Christians are called “to continue to pray for the full resolution of this situation”.
The president of the Nigerian Baptist Convention hopes that “as we cry out to Almighty God, our students will be returned”. Several prayer meetings were organised across the country.
The school belongs to Bethel Baptist Church in Kaduna. Nigeria led the world in number of kidnapped Christians last year with 990.
Beatrice Stöckli was reported dead by Swiss authorities after four years hold hostage. The Institute of Forensic Medicine at the University of Zurich confirms the DNA tests.
Muslim Fulani herdsmen suspected in the kidnapping of eight members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God.
Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the abduction through an audio message. Gunmen on motorcycles attacked a state school in North West Nigeria.
This case has exposed the various ways minority girls are vulnerable based on class, caste, religion and gender.
“She was apparently killed by the Islamist terrorist organization JNIM", Swiss authorities said in a statement. Beatrice Stöckli had already been abducted and released in 2012.
Pastor Koh disappeared on February 2017. According to the CCTV footage, 15 men and seven vehicles surrounding him and abducted him in less than one minute.
During the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the WEA calls on Zimbabwean government “to address the causes of the country crisis, [...] to prevent violations of fundamental rights”.