press releases

Baroness Cox, John Eibner write to Luka Binniyat
press releases · 28. January 2022
Caroline Cox, an independent member of the House of Lords, and Dr. John Eibner, the president of Christian Solidarity International, have written an open letter to Luka Binniyat, the Christian journalist imprionsed for his coverage of atrocities against Christians in Nigeria's southern Kaduna state. "Thank you for standing so boldly in solidarity with the victims of atrocity crimes," they wrote. "You are an inspiration. We hope and pray that we will be able to meet you soon in freedom."

CSI calls on President Biden to intervene for imprisoned Nigerian journalist
press releases · 01. December 2021
Christian Solidarity International today called on President Joe Biden to intervene in the case of Luka Binniyat, a Nigerian Christian journalist who has been imprisoned for nearly a month for his reporting on massacres of Christians in his native Kaduna state. In a letter sent to the president on Wednesday, CSI’s international president, Dr. John Eibner, asked Biden to use his “Summit for Democracy” next week to urge Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari to release Binniyat.

CSI statement on State Dept.'s removal of Nigeria from watchlist
press releases · 23. November 2021
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...

Rev. Gideon Para-Mallam: A personal reaction to Nigeria's removal from the CPC list
press releases · 23. November 2021
The culture of denial when it comes to religious persecution by this present government in Nigeria has blindfolded the US government, writes Rev Dr Gideo Para-Mallam.

CSI calls on U.S. Secretary of State to engage with victims of atrocities on Nigeria visit
press releases · 17. November 2021
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.

press releases · 21. September 2020
Obadiah Mailafia faces state harassment and death threats after radio interview

press releases · 18. September 2020
15 NGOs and individuals released rejoinders to respond to Nigeria’s critique of two independent reports

press releases · 30. January 2020
CSI issued a genocide warning for Nigeria on 30 January 2020.