Removal of Nigeria from list of religious freedom violators is a brazen denial of reality The State Department’s decision to de-list a country where thousands of Christians are killed every year reveals Washington’s true priorities 23 November, 2021 ZURICH – Christian Solidarity International (CSI) notes with grave concern the U.S. State Department’s decision to remove the Federal Republic of Nigeria from the U.S. list of “Countries of Particular Concern” (CPC) with regards to...
Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has written to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ahead of his visit to Nigeria on 18 November 2021, to highlight the imminent risk of genocide in the African country and urge him to engage with victims of human rights abuses there.
In his letter dated 17 November 2021, CSI International President Dr John Eibner warned that the Nigerian government was failing in its duty to protect its citizens amid growing insecurity and sectarian violence.
Dr Obadiah Mailafia, an outspoken critic of the Nigerian government who received death threats after publicly challenging official narratives about the sectarian violence in Nigeria’s Middle Belt, has died suddenly aged 64.
Members of the British parliament, Lord Alton and Baroness Cox, have written to the UK Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief, Rehman Chishti MP, urging him to investigate the continuing Islamist attacks on Christians in Nigeria.