The jihadist militant group Boko Haram in northern Nigeria reportedly orchestrated a deadly attack on presumably Christian villagers, pretending to be “preachers” before massacring 45 congregants near a local church.
As the Washington Times reports:
Suspected Boko Haram Islamists pretended to be preachers and corralled at least 45 worshippers before slaughtering them near their church in northeast Nigeria, Agence France-Presse reported Thursday. . . .
Separately, officials say up to 200 may have been killed in a wave of attacks in the region this week.
There is only one word to describe this systematic, inhumane and diabolically disturbed extermination of innocent human life: “Evil.”
Boko Haram is the manifestation of evil, driven by a deadly adherence to radical Islamic jihad.
I’ve previously documented their long history of unbridled destruction, aimed at Christians, and the Obama Administration’s deadly wishful thinking about this terrorist group. But this goes beyond that. This strikes at the core of humanity. How can we as humans allow this to continue in silence?
Yet while this is happening in Nigeria carried out by militants, it is also happening in Sudan, carried out by their government. Meriam Ibrahim will be hung for her faith. She will die for her Christian faith the same as those indiscriminately slaughtered by Boko Haram.
It’s time for the Obama Administration to stand up; it’s time for America to once again lead the world in the pursuit and protection of religious freedom.
As we aggressively engage globally to defend dying Christians from jihadist persecution, every donation (even $5) makes a difference & will be MATCHED. Have your gift doubled through our Matching Challenge.
President Trump just addressed the United Nations General Assembly, and had strong words for the supporters of terror around the world, as well as a call to compassionately aid the displaced victims of ISIS. We’ve told you about the horrific genocide ISIS waged against Christians in the Middle East...
“ Human bombs . . . one was a baby strapped to a girl.” In the West African nation of Nigeria, people have long shuddered at the name Boko Haram – notably the deadliest, cruelest, most despicable, and heinous jihadist terror group in Africa. The governor of the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno,
They asked “the villagers to produce their identification cards and if you were found to be a Christian you would be shot or slaughtered." These recently uttered ominous words of Pastor Henry Divayo – head of the church in the town of Witu, Kenya – describe what has become a widespread and...
Jihadist terror struck Barcelona, Spain today, murdering at least 12 and injuring more than 50 others, as the decimating toll rises. ISIS has now claimed responsibility for this attack through its official news agency Amaq. As Reuters reports : It was not immediately clear how many attackers were...