On 4 November 2021, the Christian journalist and human rights activist Luka Binniyat was arrested for a report he had written about a massacre of Christians in his home state of Kaduna. He was
charged with “cyberstalking” and held in prison for three months, before he was finally released on bail.
The charges against him have still not been dropped - he is due to appear in court again on 16 March.
On 2 March, Christian Solidarity International’s Joel Veldkamp sat down with Luka at St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Zonkwa Diocese, near his hometown. Luka told us about the government’s campaign against him, and the continuing massacre and displacement of native Christians in southern Kaduna: