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Niger Churches Destroyed in Protest to Charlie Hebdo Cartoons
Last edited 21st January 2015

At least 10 people have died and 45 churches and homes of religious, have been destroyed in Niger these past few days, as violent protests rage across the West African nation. The protests started on Friday, January 16th. They stated over cartoons depicting Prophet Muhammad, that were published recently on the special issue of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The same magazine where 12 people were killed by Islamic terrorists the first week of January.


Nigerian Bishop Calls for Western intervention to Stop Boko Haram
Last edited 20th January 2015

Underlining the failure of the Nigerian government to stop the violent rampage of Boko Haram, a Catholic bishop has called for Western military intervention.

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Twenty-One Egyptian Christians Kidnapped in Libya
Last edited 15th January 2015

A Libyan affiliate of the Islamic State claimed the abduction of 21 Coptic Christians on Monday, releasing pictures of those they had captured. “State of Tripoli”, Islamic State's affiliate in Libya, published three pictures Jan. 12 of the kidnapped Copts with the caption “Soldiers of the Islamic State captured 21 Christian Crusaders,” according to the New York Times.

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Can the Paris rally launch unified action against terror?
Last edited 20th January 2015

As the world mourns the vicious massacres in Paris, one of Africa’s top religious leaders suggested that the lack of a similar outcry across the globe over the slaughter of up to 2,000 people by Boko Haram last week in northeast Nigeria is further evidence that Black lives don’t matter as much as whites’. Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Jos and president of the Nigerian Bishops Conference, said the international community has expressed “solidarity,” but hasn’t done much to offer real help.


Nigerian Archbishop Calls for Unity Marches after Massacres
Last edited 13th January 2015

Nigerian Roman Catholic Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama says his country needs a similar march to the one held in Paris Sunday to pay tribute to victims of Islamist militant attacks.

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I am Kelvin Cochran
Last edited 12th January 2015

In late 2014, retired Atlanta Fire Department Capt.Cindy Thompson contacted GA Voice, a Georgian LGBT group, to protest Cochran’s book and its mention of homosexuality. Thompson then brought the book to the Mayor’s LGBT liaison, Robin Shahar. Soon afterwards, LGBT activist groups began to rally for the fire chief to be fired.


Sri Lanka's Hope for Tamil & Sinhalese Reconciliation
Last edited 12th January 2015

The people of Sri Lanka are hoping to hear Pope Francis deliver a message of reconciliation, after 30 years of civil war between the majority group Sinhalese, and the minority Tamils.

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Up to 2,000 Killed in New Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria
Last edited 11th January 2015

As many as 2,000 people have been killed, and several churches burned, in the latest attacks by Boko Haram on Christian villages in Nigeria, the Fides news service reports.

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French Police Hunt Terror Suspect Brothers Said Kouachi and Cherif Kouachi after Charlie Hebdo Shooting
Last edited 9th January 2015

Elite French forces have swooped on sleepy villages northeast of Paris in the hunt for two brothers suspected of carrying out the deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo offices.


Pope Sends Condolences to Cardinal Vingt-Trois of Paris
Last edited 8th January 2015

Pope Francis has expressed his deepest sympathy to those killed and their families and has reiterated his condemnation of violence. In a telegram sent today to Cardinal André Vingt-Trois, Archbishop of Paris, the Pontiff expressed his condolences to the loved ones of those killed in yesterday’s terror attack in Paris and promised prayers.


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