It’s an ultimatum: Boko Haram has promised to kill a Christian teen held captive for her faith.
A 16-year-old girl is being held captive by Islamic jihadists in Nigeria because she is a Christian. We must take action to save her.
Boko Haram – the Nigerian jihadist militia pledged to ISIS – stormed a village and abducted 110 schoolgirls. Five of those were killed, and 104 were freed.
Yet one brave teen named Leah Sharibu remains a prisoner because she won’t renounce her Christian faith.
Nigerian Christians are being targeted, abused, and murdered by sadistic jihadist groups like Boko Haram. Their government seems unable or unwilling to stop this violence against Christians.
We’ve delivered a critical oral intervention at the U.N. on behalf of Nigeria’s Christians. We’re sending a critical legal advocacy letter to the government of Nigeria demanding it act to free Leah.
Christian children must be protected. Leah Sharibu must be brought home safely. Now she urgently needs YOU before it’s too late.
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If you’re a Christian, you must be guilty. That seems to be the prevailing belief throughout Pakistan. As a result, Christians in the predominantly Muslim country face barbaric injustice and abuse – even death – under its archaic blasphemy laws, even when there isn’t a scrap of evidence against...
The number of helpless Christians being murdered in Nigeria continues to rise at an alarming rate. This week the ACLJ took direct action in the fight to save them. We filed a critical written submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland through our European...
The number of fatal attacks on Christians in Nigeria is hurtling toward the point of no return. Just weeks ago, we told you the number of Nigerian Christians murdered by Islamic radicals this year had tripled to more than 1,200. And even then, we warned you that the deadly violence wasn’t showing...
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