Posts tagged with "#FulaniHerdsmen"



Luka Binniyat: "I was not surprised when they came for me."
Latest news · 16. February 2022
Luka Binniyat, a journalist and human rights activist from Kaduna State in Nigeria, spent three months in jail on trumped-up charges linked to his reporting on Fulani militia attacks on Christians in his state. Just days after his release on 3 February, Binniyat spoke to CSI about the events that led up to his arrest, the “evil” being meted out to Christians in Kaduna State, and the horrors of prison life in Nigeria.

Who is Luka Binniyat?
19. January 2022
Luka Binniyat, a journalist and human rights activist from southern Kaduna State in Nigeria, has been jailed since 4 November for his reporting on Fulani violence against Christians in the state. His detention has caused an outcry from defenders of freedom of the press across Nigeria and beyond.

CSI urges Amnesty International to join in calling for release of Luka Binniyat
Latest news · 21. December 2021
Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has appealed to Amnesty International to join in calling the Nigerian authorities to free detained Nigerian journalist and human rights activist Luka Binniyat. Binniyat was jailed in November after reporting on Fulani militia attacks against Christian communities in Kaduna State.

Abuja protest demands the immediate and unconditional release of Luka Binniyat
Latest news · 20. December 2021
The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), has called on the Kaduna State government to immediately and unconditionally release detained journalist and human rights activist Luka Binniyat. The call came at a protest march which took place at the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) council headquarters in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, on Saturday 18 December 2021.

Muslim militants kill ten Christians after pledging to stop Plateau State killings
Latest news · 07. December 2021
At least ten people were killed in a midnight attack by suspected jihadists on a small Christian town in central Nigeria’s Plateau State on 26 November, according to local officials. Survivors say they were attacked by their Fulani neighbours despite a peace deal signed with Fulani leaders on 21 October.

The recent US removal of Nigeria from the religious freedom blacklist
Videos · 23. November 2021
Dr Onyemaechi Franklyne Ogbunwezeh interviewed on NewsBand TV about the decision of the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to delist Nigeria as a Country of Particular Concern under the International Religious Freedom Act.

“They came killing and destroying” - Survivors recall devastating attack on Southern Kaduna village
Latest news · 08. November 2021
Southern Kaduna State has been at the forefront of attacks by Fulani militants in recent months. On 26 September 2021 alone 34 people were killed when suspected Fulani herdsmen invaded the mainly Christian village of Madamai in Kaura local government area. At least seven others sustained injuries.

A eulogy for Dr. Obadiah Mailafia
Latest news · 05. November 2021
Today, 5 November 2021, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, a courageous critic of the Nigerian government, will be laid to rest. Dr. John Eibner, the International President of CSI, wrote a letter to Dr. Mailafia's widow on the occasion.

A “peace deal” with killers of Plateau State Christians?
Latest news · 03. November 2021
Questions are being raised about whether the Muslim Fulani community and the Christian Irigwe people of Bassa County, Plateau State have signed a peace deal, writes Masara Kim.

Plateau State Christians in Politics Prayer Partners: "Our Leaders Take the Side of the Oppressor"
protests · 07. September 2021
On the 20th anniversary of the Jos massacre, Christian leaders from Plateau State speak out against the Nigerian government's unequitable response to religious violence in their state.